I pneumatic i Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 and UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 were homologated for the original equipment of the new Audi A8 .
The Audi A8 will be equipped with different designs and sizes . The Winter UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 will be available in sizes 235 / 55R18 104 H XL and 265 / 40R20 104V XL. And the summer tires Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 in sizes 255 / 45R19104Y XL – in the two standard versions and with ultra-low rolling resistance, to meet the requirements of Audi related to the reduction of consumption – and in size 265 / 40R20 104Y XL. All Goodyear tires will have the AO and (AO1) marking to indicate that they have been approved as original Audi equipment and developed specifically for its vehicles.
To offer a quiet and comfortable ride the designs of the Agil F1 Asymmetric 3 tread approved for the A8 can be equipped with the Goodyear SoundComfort technology . A layer of open cell polyurethane foam applied to the inner surface of the tire which works directly to reduce resonance in the tire cavity produced by the air vibration, one of the main causes of tire noise. This technology helps to reduce the noise inside the passenger compartment by up to 50% compared to traditional tires without compromising on driving performance.
The words of Nick Harley, CEO of Consumer OE of Goodyear EMEA
“ Being chosen by Audi to produce the original equipment tires for the revolutionary A8 is a great recognition for our engineers. They have made customized tires to meet the needs of demanding drivers who choose the A8. Looking for a unique and dynamic driving experience with behavior, comfort and excellent performance in all road conditions . “
Goodyear equipment for the new Audi A8 includes.
Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 :
– 235 / 55R18 104H XL AO.
– 265 / 40R20 104V XL AO.
Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.
– 255 / 45R19 104Y XL AO1 (Ultra-low rolling resistance).
– 255 / 45R19 104Y XL AO (standard).
– 265 / 40R20 104Y XL AO.