Sibur Prepares for Russian Winter - Tire Review Magazine

Sibur Prepares for Russian Winter

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Sibur-Russian Tyres has added a number of new sizes to its winter tyre range, up to 16 inches in diameter.

“Nowadays, in Russia there is an increasing demand for 14- and 15-inch sizes,” said Anna Komarova, the head of passenger car tyres division of Sibur-Russian Tyres. “These tyres are for cars in the price segment from $12,000 to $20,000. These are imported brands assembled in Russia and some imported models like Mitsubishi Lancer or Nissan Almera. If the vehicle parc changes, the structure of demand for tyres will change too.

"We are happy to offer our customers our new Cordiant Polar tyre in 175/65R14, 175/70R14, 185/65R14 sizes and also the 15-inch and the two 16-inch sizes,” informed Komarova.

The Cordiant Polar tread features a directional tread profile and V-shaped sipes to help remove mud from the contact patch and prevent aquaplaning.

The Cordiant Polar allows for eight rows of studs (128 in total) to be installed. And, according to the company, a special mixed double-rubber layer holds studs in place reliably. The compound for Cordiant Polar is based on a mixture of natural Indonesian and synthetic rubber. This is designed to provide elasticity down to -50°C and good coupling with the ice, snow-covered and wet roads.

Cordiant Polar tyres are designed as for passenger cars, including Ford Focus, Mitsubishi Carisma, Mitsubishi Lancer, Toyota Corolla, Volkswagen Golf not to mention Russian vehicles including the Lada Kalina and Lada 110 brand groups.

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