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Quatrac 3: An all-weather all-rounder

2013-08-20 14:29

WET AND WILD: Vredestein’s Quatrac 3 provides optimal performance in any weather condition. Image: Vredestein


Vredestein’s Quatrac 3 is an ideal alternative for South African drivers who want to drive all year round without switching tyres.

The striking asymmetrical tread, sporting separate summer and winter (wet) sides, offers optimal safety and comfort in all weather conditions.

The tyres have excellent handling characteristics and are ideal for driving in summer conditions on dry and wet roads. The tyres offer perfect grip and high-dispersal capacity in winter conditions.

Three longitudinal grooves are incorporated into the tread, providing efficient water dispersion.

Low air-ratio and small number of sipes (summer side)   
Optimal contact with the road surface and alert steering response
Open tread structure featuring undulating sipes (winter side)   
Perfect grip and high dispersal capacity on water, snow, ice and mud
Three central longitudinal grooves   
Maximum water dispersion to prevent aquaplaning
Sophisticated construction and tread design   
Low noise level that complies with the latest EU directives
Bears the regular M&S code and "Three Snowflake" symbol   
Peak Complies with the requirements for official designation as a winter tyre
Also available with VRFC technology   
RunFlat tyre: in case of pressure loss this tyre can still be driven at speeds up to 80km/h.

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