Orange Oil, Yokohama’s New Recipe for its AVID Ascend Tires
Today everyone want as much quality and durability from their purchased new tire as possible. And that’s something Yokohama has always understood extremely well. As a result, the tire maker has never stopped looking for some of the newest and probably most original technologies to reach its goal, providing longer lasting and high quality tires. Its latest discovery? Orange oil!
And that is exactly what the new AVID Ascend is designed for. Indeed, by choosing orange oil, Yokohama engineers have not only contributed to reducing the use of petroleum-based oils in the production of tires, but this natural oil from orange peels infused with the natural and synthetic rubber of the tread compound has resulted in improved tread life and reduced rolling resistance.
Together, this tire helps both increase economic value by offering better fuel economy, but it also contributes to the protection of the environment!
The use of orange oil allows for less petroleum in the manufacturing process, a process that was first utilized in Yokohama’s groundbreaking dB Super tire.
However orange oil alone does not make wonder and this tire make your driving experience wonderful. Because Yokohama’s engineers have included an interlocking tapered center rib design that will give the tire better on-center feel and stability.
The cross-supporting shoulder blocks are there to enhance handling while the cross and circumferential grooves help to get maximum traction in wet weather performance.
Finally, the 3D sipes improve wear resistance.
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