Achilles ATR Sport incorporate API's environmentally friendly EcoSafe technology which reduces rolling resistance, improves fuel mileage and wet grip. 17' sizes, and larger
Advanced offset design maximizes energy transfer to the road and provides excellent all-weather traction and resists hydroplaning
Wide steel belt allows excellent traction and cornering capabilities, reducing side slippage and improved braking
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.
Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm. This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.
Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow. Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.
Achilles ATR Sport tyre review
Average based on 302 test results
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03.11.2016fromdiego Never in my life again. The wires got open after 8000 and needed to throw them away. Risky purchase.
13.01.2016fromJungle I like them but the side walls are too soft.
05.01.2016fromB2 Awesome price/service n delivery speed is insanely qwik
11.12.2015fromStacey NJ Great tires for the price.