snow tyre


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snow tyre

n
(Automotive Engineering) a motor vehicle tyre with deep treads and ridges to give improved grip on snow and ice
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Studded tyres are not permitted due to the public highway sections between stages so it was either a snow tyre or gravel tyre."
The only concession to the gruelling conditions, where temperatures dipped below -20C and the weather changed from sunshine to white-out blizzards in minutes, were studded snow tyres fitted to help the MX-5 cope.
e snow tyres made all the dierence and o ered a surprising amount of grip as conditions worsened.
Snow tyres are mandatory to drive through Prevala and Pamporovo.
This version came with a PureTech 110 with five-speed manual transmission and though the Citroen is front-wheel drive only, you can specify grip control with hill descent assist and mud and snow tyres for an extra PS400.
The Mazda's Intellegent All-Wheel Drive system in combination with the studded snow tyres provided great grip and the right amount of torque was provided to the correct wheel at the right time, maximising front and rear traction as required.
We had to take the decision to ground all staff from driving other than to the most serious of incidents, and even then we had to use 4x4 vehicles or cars with snow tyres on.
The vehicle featured aggressive snow tyres and LED bar lights fitted to the grille, a pair of sleeker headlamps, Audi's signature single-frame grille, large air intakes at both ends, sleek central airdam, a new set of alloy wheels and ORVMs on the sides, a rear with new sharper-looking LED tail lamps, a rear screen wiper and a small roof-mounted spoiler.
"A 4x4 with snow tyres would even be able to handle this as the driver of the vehicle should know.
The mud and snow tyres fitted as standard obviously help, but all that sure footedness on the slippery stuff comes courtesy of the sophisticated automatic all wheel drive kit - something which is as rare as hen's teeth in the small car class.
Citroen says the C4 Cactus Rip Curl's major innovation is enhanced traction, and it is the only version to come with the manufacturer's Grip Control set-up while the car also features special Mud & Snow tyres.
Grip Control, which is an adapted traction system, gives the vehicle added versatility on all types of terrain, and is combined with mud and snow tyres. Standard or optional kit includes MirrorScreen, and Carplay, reversing camera, plus active city brake and park assist.