Winter Tyres v Summer Tyres: the Truth! - Auto Express

Fore more videos visit: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/videos/ British motorists tend to run summer tyres on their cars all year round, regardless of the weather. However, as our exclusive comparison test shows, this can be very dangerous. We headed to Sweden to compare the performance of summer tyres with winter tyres on snow ­ and the results were quite shocking.

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Winter Tyres or 4x4: which is best? - Auto Express
Subscribe to our YouTube channel http://bit.ly/11Ad1j1 Subscribe to the mag http://subscribe.autoexpress.co.uk/yt Winter tyres are going to be on a lot of minds this year - Britain could face a particularly harsh winter this year, with snow falling from as early as November. If you've got a four-wheel drive car, you probably think you're properly prepared - but are you? We went up to Tamworth Snowdome to find out if a front-wheel drive car with winter tyres has more traction in the snow than a 4x4 with summer tyres fitted. We used two Ford Kugas, both with 2.0-litre diesel engines and manual gearboxes - but one is front-wheel drive, and the other all-wheel drive. The 4x4 Ford Kuga costs £1500 more than the normal model. In snowy conditions the rubber in summer tyres gets harder and less grippy. Winter tyres use a softer compound, and a tread pattern that's designed to pick up snow - improving grip in these harsh conditions. In our first test we saw that the front-wheel drive car on summer tyres was hopeless in the snow - but when fitted with winter tyres, it obviously did much better. However we also tested the 4x4 on summer tyres - and the results might surprise you. With winter tyres, the normal Kuga went 110 metres up the slope, while the 4x4 car only made it 13 metres up, before sliding back down 9 metres. in the end, it ended up no further than the standard did with summer tyres. We also tested the four-wheel drive Ford Kuga with winter tyres - and the difference was astonishing. There was plenty of grip and the car drove all the way to the top of the steep ski slope without a problem. Obviously, the best solution for driving on snow is to have a 4x4 on winter tyres - without the right rubber, a 4x4 is just as useless as a two wheel drive car. Having four-wheel drive won't help with braking, though - and that's much more important.





Winter tires: Stud or not to stud a winter tire?
Winter tires: Stud or not to stud a winter tire? ( to be or not to be ) Do you stud your winter tire? Or do you prefer non-studded one? There is a lot of advantage for your winter tires to be studded but the major one is more grip!! In this video, we talk with Dany from Nokian Tyres about the différence between a studded tire and a non-studded one! The revolutionary Nokian Eco Stud 8 concept offers safety and controlled behaviour in extreme situations, and it consists of the following components: - An eco-friendlier next-generation anchor stud - A flange design that reduces stud impact - A patented Eco Stud cushion that Boosts the operation of the stud and further dampens road contact. Remember that from December 15 to March 15 inclusive, all passenger vehicles registered in Québec, including taxis, must be equipped with winter tires. It's sometimes difficult to choose the right winter tire just by looking at them! A good winter tire should offer some bite in all winter situations, long durability and have the snowflake logo! But now that we had stud to the shopping list, what will you do? Remember also that all Nokian products are recommended by CarQuestion!! In addition, the studs are installed at the factory for maximum bite on ice and snow! So, look at our video about STUDS! Do you like? Nokian Eco Stud 8 Concept https://www.nokiantires.com/innovation/innovations/nokian-eco-stud-8-concep t/ Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 https://www.nokiantires.com/winter-tires/nokian-hakkapeliitta-8/ Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV https://www.nokiantires.com/winter-tires/nokian-hakkapeliitta-8-suv/ Nokian Nordman 5 https://www.nokiantires.com/winter-tires/nokian-nordman-5/ Nokian Nordman 5 SUV https://www.nokiantires.com/winter-tires/nokian-nordman-5-suv/ Nokian Hakkapeliitta LT2 https://www.nokiantires.com/winter-tires/nokian-hakkapeliitta-lt2/ Compétition: Firestone Winterforce General Altimax Arctic Gislaved NordFrost Goodyear Duratrac Pirelli Ice Zero Hankook Winter i’Pike RS (W419) SAAQ Winter driving: https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/road-safety/behaviours/adapting-your-driving/win ter-driving/ Important date ( Québec): December 15 to March 15 : Winter tire mandatory. October 15 to May 1st: Studded tires authorized You like? Click on "Thumbs Up"!! Questions? Add a comment! Do you want more? Click on "Subscribe"! YouTube En Français: http://www.youtube.com/c/QuestionAuto1 YouTube In English: http://www.youtube.com/c/CarQuestion1 Youtube Em Português: http://www.youtube.com/c/Autoperguntas1 Facebook: Question Auto ( Francais ) https://www.facebook.com/QuestionAuto Facebook: Car Question ( English ) https://www.facebook.com/Car-Question-837072226367638/?fref=ts Facebook: Auto Perguntas ( Portuguese ) https://www.facebook.com/AutoPerguntas/?fref=ts Facebook Perso: https://www.facebook.com/thomassin.mathieu?fref=ts Twitter Perso: https://twitter.com/?lang=fr Information / business : Mthomassin@hotmail.com #nokian #hakkapeliitta #NokianHakkapeliitta #tire #tires #tiresreview #wintertire #winter #stud #studded #cars #carreview #Carquestion #QuestionAuto #mthomassin





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2 winter tyres vs 4 winter tyres
We did a test to see the difference of putting 2 winter tyres vs 4 winter tyres to a car. Find out what happens when you drive on ice in Sweden.Tyre advice between 2 winter tires or 4 winter tires from Rebecca Jackson. Renowned race car driver Rebecca Jackson did a few tests in the icy and snowy surfaces of norther Sweden with the purpose of finding out if two snow tires have enough traction as oppose to four snow tires. Snow or winter tires use more sipes and have a unique rubber compound, this helps increase the traction in the snow and ice. Snow tyres reduce grip in a dry and wet road. Snow tires manufacturers design their tires for tough winter weather usually between temperatures below 7 °C or 45 °F. In different parts of the world winter tyres have metal studs (studded tires) to have better grip in particular types of ice and snow. Snow tyres help skidding.




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