Product description & features
The Avon WT7 is a winter tyre performance tested in extreme Alpine conditions.
Avon have designed the WT7's tread pattern with forward facing shoulder grooves and v-slots to deliver reliable and responsive braking.
Branded with the three-peak snowflake symbol, something only awarded to tyres that have proven winter conditions capabilities, the Avon WT7 is capable of tackling even the worst winter conditions.
The compound used in the construction of the WT7 contains high levels of silica and natural rubber to ensure that the tyre remains flexible in freezing conditions - this allows the tyre's tread to move with the contours of the road, with enhancing traction and grip.
What is an All Season tyre?
Designed to cope with all sorts of conditions - good performance delivered throughout the year. Moderate natural rubber content to stop the tyre hardening in temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius – enhancing grip. Designed with moderate tread depths that have been engineered to help deliver a longer tread life than many summer tyres
How can I tell an All Season tyre performs in winter weather?
This tyre features the EU sanctioned 3PMSF marking - Three Peak Mountain Snow Flake: This accolade was introduced to be an easily recognisable symbol which displays that the tyre has passed rigourous tests to prove it is suitable for driving in winter weather. It confirms the winter suitability of a tyre.
Are All Season tyres suitable for the UK?
Given that the UK suffers from moderate and interchangeable winter conditions - with severe ice and snow becoming uncommon for much of the country - this makes all season tyres a very good choice for our roads. As they are able to cope with these conditions very well.
Do I need to swap my tyres throughout the year?
Given the nature of all season tyres, which can perform equally well in the summer months and the winter months, the need to replace tyres depending on the seasons is not required when all season tyres are fitted.
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