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Quatrac 3 SUV: All-weather performance

2013-08-20 14:27

ROUGH AND TUMBLE TYRE: Whether it’s cruising in the countryside or going off-road, Vredestein’s Quatrac 3 SUV provides the perfect solution for heavier SUVs. Image: Vredestein

Vredestein’s Quatrac 3 SUV, based on its Quatrac 3 tyres, provides improved road-holding, provides more stability while retaining comfort.

Thanks to its double rayon carcass layer and an extra sturdy belt, the tyre has greater load-bearing capacity making it suitable for heavier SUV's.


The striking asymmetrical, non-directional profile with the separate summer and winter sides provides safety and comfort in all weather conditions.

The Quatrac 3 SUV has superb handling characteristics on dry and wet roads. It is an all-season SUV tyre with perfect grip and excellent self-cleaning properties, making it suitable for both paved roads and "outdoor" conditions.


Two rayon carcass layers and extra sturdy belt construction
High load-bearing capacity and good stability and controllability
Low air ratio and limited number of sipes (summer side) 
Optimal contact with the road surface and alert steering response
Open profile structure with undulating sipes (winter side)
Perfect grip and excellent self-cleaning properties on mud and snow
Sophisticated profile with four central longitudinal grooves
Good water dispersal
M&S coding and 'Three Peak Snowflake' symbol
Fully-fledged winter tyre

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