The Dunlop SP Sport 01 is a high performance tyre that balances sporty handling and wet performance with driving comfort.
An impressive tyre, which meets the original equipment demands of many premium vehicle manufacturers. The Sport 01 promotes enhanced levels of braking and handling in wet and dry conditions and delivers low level noise and comfort A multitalented tire for mid class and luxury vehicles: Superb performance in various conditions, high speed handling, enhanced grip on wet plus quiet and comfort ride.
Reassuring road holding in both dry and very wet conditions with excellent aquaplaning resistance.
Improved fuel efficiency and reduced tread wear combined with more reassuring handling at high speed and a quieter ride.
Minimum in-car and pass-by noise, with nimble cornering due to closed outer shoulder.
Specific bead seat system. Strengthens the link between tyre and rim for a more precise driving experience. Like the grip between your hand and the steering wheel, the Specific Bead Seat System enhances control and conveys outstanding road feedback. Benefits Enhanced road feedback; greater stability and precision.
Jointless Belt (JLB). A Hybrid Overlay Technology that reduces circumferential deformations at high speeds.Benefits Superior high speed stability Jointless Belt (JLB) A Hybrid Overlay Technology that reduces circumferential deformations at high speeds.Benefits Superior high speed stability.
Maximum Flange Shield (MFS). A rim flange protection system. MFS employs a profile of rubber that runs around the circumference of the tyre above the wheel flange. This creates a protective buffer zone.* Benefits Protects expensive alloy wheels from kerbing.* Only available in select sizes.
Asymmetric Tread Design. Asymmetric tread design provides improved handling and aquaplaning resistance. The continuous center rib increases stability and precision. The asymmetric groove arrangement enhances grip on wet and dry surfaces.Benefits Improved performance on straight lines and around corners.
Enhanced grip on wet. The full silica compound ensures high levels of grip and braking power in wet and dry conditions. Special blocks in the tread rapidly disperse water in heavy rain conditions.
High speed handling. Experience smooth and stable motorway driving. The tyre keeps its shape at high speeds for precise cornering control. The asymmetric tread pattern increases stability on straight roads and around corners.
Quiet, comfortable ride. Enjoy a quieter ride thanks to a block design that cancels out irritating frequencies. The tread pattern is optimised for even wear, increasing comfort and prolonging tyre life.
Superb performance in various conditions. The SP Sport 01 unites three key performance properties in one innovative tyre. The asymmetric tread features three distinct zones that give you an ideal balance of sporty handling, high aquaplaning resistance and smooth driving comfort.
High speed and cornering stability. The SportMaxx GT maintains its shape at motorway speeds, which helps to enhance stability and wear resistance. Pressure is distributed across the contact patch, resulting in smoother transitions from straight to corner.
Since 1st November, 2012 all tyres made after 1st July, 2012 must show the European Tyre Label.
The European Union has developed this new provision to promote economic and ecological efficiency and ensure road safety.
Disadvantages The Tyre Label can provide an overview and give the customer more transparency, but it only covers three criteria. For an extensive evaluation of a tyre, however, far more performance characteristics are relevant. Especially in the search for suitable winter tyres the test results from different test institutions such as the ADAC are much more stringent.
We'd like to point out that it is the manufacturer that labels the tyre and provides us with this information. If you do not find the label values, either the manufacturer did not inform us of the label, or the product was manufactured before July, 2012. Before that date, tyres had not yet been required to carry a label, so in some cases it is possible to purchase a tyre without a Tyre Label.
The tyres are classified in terms of three performance characteristics:
• Fuel Efficiency (letters A to G)
• Wet Grip (letters A to G)
• External Noise
Finally, it is the driver that determines the fuel consumption. In order to reduce this over the long-term, by being careful during acceleration drivers can become more fuel-efficient and environmentally conscious.
Regularly checking tyre pressure helps to improve rolling resistance, reduces energy loss, and supports optimum adhesion in wet conditions. To reduce the risk of accidents and ensure your and the safety of other road users, always keep a reasonable distance.
More information: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/efficiency/tyres/labelling_en.htm
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The classification in terms of fuel efficiency is divided into seven classes, from the A-class (the highest) to G-class (the
lowest). A tyre in the A-class consumes 0.1 litres less at 100km than a tyre in the B-class. An essential component for fuel
efficiency is the rolling resistance or rolling friction.
Rolling resistance is the force that opposes motion. It is formed, for example, when a wheel is rolling. Rolling resistance depends not only on the geometry but also on the properties of the material.
Average Average value is between C-E. Class D is not used.
It shows how efficient the vehicle can brake on wet roads. Wet grip is an important feature especially with summer tyres.
Class A has the highest safety and the shortest braking distances. Class F has low security and the longest braking distance.
The wet grip classes are based on test driving on wet roads with a speed of approximately 80 km/h. The difference between the braking distance of the tyres is 3-5 feet per grade. E.g., the difference in braking distance between Class A and Class F are up to 18 metres.
Average The average value of the tyres is between class B-E. Class D and G is not used.
The symbol indicates the external rolling noise in decibels and as a 3 class sound wave symbol to clarify whether the tire can
keep the recommended level. External rolling noise does not correspond to tyre noise inside the compartment.
A continuous sound level above 80 decibel can cause health problems.
Three sound waves symbolize the worst results. These are the tyres that exceed the maximum limit of approval. A symbol of 2 sound waves have noise level that corresponds with the approved sound level. Tyres that are marked with 1 sound wave are over three decibel quieter than the approval.