The efficiency class label evaluated based on customer preferences.
Delticom centralized survey results from more than 40.000 customers from 15 European countries and created this index.
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Yokohama Advan Sport (V103)
225/50 R18 95W RPB
1 x Yokohama Advan Sport (V103) 225/50 R18 95W RPB =99.80 £1 x Castrol 5 Litre Canister =32.39 £
- EU Tyre Label:
Yokohama Advan Sport V103 - Premium Sport
- Premium cars
- High performance cars
- High performance SUVs
- A perfect balance of sport and comfort
- High speed rating over 300 km/h (depend on sizes)
- Exceptional handling and braking in extreme conditions
- Wider size range to meet premiums and tuned cars
- OE approval spec available
- High grip compound with a low dependency on temperature
- Innovational ADVAN asymmetric tread design for outstanding drivability
- Exclusvive construction for high powered, high speed and high loading stress
- OE approved vehicles: Audi, Bentley, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Nissan, Porsche, Volkswagen
Flagship tyre of the ADVAN series. A superior sports tyre with ultra high-speed capabilities (over 300 km/h*) for super cars. The ADVAN Sport provides balance at a high level, resulting not only in sporty performance, but also excellent characteristics on wet pavement, a good ride, low noise, as well as many other features demonstrative in its class. Ideal for performance cars, from high-powered saloons to tuned cars. *Speed capability dependent on dimension.
A high-grip compound created through joint development with super sports car manufacturers. The new compound developed for ADVAN Sport was tested many times under hypervelocity conditions, and is the ultimate model from YOKOHAMA. This high-grip rubber ensures both flexibility and strength.
„Innovation“ is our tradition. ADVAN’s asymmetrical pattern, which is its tradition, is proof of its place in the history of the sports tyre. You can actually feel its outstanding drivability.
Specifically designed for high-speed driving, the ADVAN Sport ensures stability in high-powered sports cars. Using the latest technologies, the ADVAN Sport, designed for speed, accomplishes a high resistance and accurately simulates the loading stress on your tyres during driving.
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
Choose from our large online selection or ask us for advice. Our experts are happy to help you choose the appropriate tyres from our extensive range of products.
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.
The exact size of a tyre can be found on its sidewall.
The following chart shows you how to read a tyre size.
2. The height as the ratio between the width and the height in %
3. Construction type: "R"= radial (often seen), "D" or "-"= diagonal (rarely seen)
4. The required rim diameter (in inches) for this tyre
5. Load index
6. Speed index