VREDESTEIN HYPERTRAC

Apollo Tires Limited’s 111-year-old Vredestein brand recently rolled out its first all-season, ultra-high-performance Hypertrac which is suitable for premium and luxury sedans, passenger cars, light trucks, CUVs, SUVs as well as highway-terrain drivers.

Hypertrac displays exceptional wet capabilities and outstanding balance across seasonal performance parameters, aimed at giving drivers options for whatever weather they face with comfort ride, longer tread life and great handling.

The Vredestein Hypertrac tire comes in 38 sizes fitting into 16” to 20” rim diameters and carries a 50,000 mile tread life as well as a 100-day trial period. Let’s get to know more about this new tire in this Vredestein Hypertrac review.

HYPERTRAC REVIEW

Performance

Hypertrac features high level technology that cut across comfort ride, versatile performance and luxury which today’s vehicle owners place a higher premium on. The tire combines all-season performance with comfort ride.

The tire comes with shorter stopping device and superior cornering grip on wet roads thereby branding it a market-leader in wet performance. It has a better and balanced handling in demanding wet and dry conditions.

Hypertrac exhibits agile and precise performance on dry roads rendering sharp and responsive dry handling with heightened control in corners.

The tire’s super acoustic comfort allows for smooth and luxurious ride with an exceptional driving experience while its highly engineered structure enhances great agility and precision-handling capabilities.

 

Technology

  • Hypertrac’s high-void tread pattern and optimized groove positions allow faster water evacuation from the contact patch
  • The tire comes with a tread compound that consists of a polymer-blend ratio tuned for superior wet grip
  • Its contour designed enhances dynamic pressure distribution and an optimized footprint
  • Hypertrac comes with a tread pattern with wider outer shoulders which help to deliver improved cornering response.
  • The tire’s sidewall is customized with a ripple effect design created to deliver an excellent wet performance characteristic.

 

Pros

  • All-season
  • All-terrain
  • Superior wet grip
  • Ultra high-performance
  • Great handling both wet and dry conditions

Cons

  • The tire is new hence no negative comments yet.

 

Warranty

The tire enjoys a 50,000 mile tread life as well as a 100-day trial period.

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Company’s Profile

Apollo Tires Limited was incorporated in 1972 and currently the world’s seventh largest tire manufacturer with annual consolidated revenues of US$2.46 billion as at March 2018. Its first plant was commissioned in Kerala, India.

The company now has four manufacturing units in India, one in Netherlands and one in Hungary with about 16,000 overall employees and nearly 5,000 dealership in India alone.

The company earns about 69% of its revenues from India, 26% from Europe and 5% from other geographies. Apollo Tires Limited prides itself with a single brand enterprise at the beginning.

However, over the years, as the organization grew and expanded its footprint globally, several brands either joined or were born into its fold notable among which are Apollo, Vredestein ( which were the pioneer brands), Kaizen and Regal (forming the two smaller and regional specific brands that emerged through development and expansion).

Each brand from the company comes in the region’s indigenous visual language and targeted to a specific customer need. This approach has enabled Apollo Tires to provide a wide range of products for various applications across geographies providing unparalleled customer satisfaction.

 

 

Tire Sizes

16”

225/50R16 W

17”

205/45R17 Y

205/50R17 W

215/50R17 W

215/45R17 Y

225/55R17 W

225/45R17 Y

225/50R17 W

235/50R17 W

235/45R17 Y

 

Conclusion

Hypertrac represents the next-generation of Vredestein technology which has been engineered with specific needs of North American consumers in mind.

The tire is believed to change driver’s view of ultra-high-performance tires capabilities. It delivers in all seasons and terrains with no compromises with an established undertone for standard, quality and capability.

In a simple language, with Vredestein Hypertrac tires mounted on your car, you can drive comfortably throughout the year without going through the hassle of replacing them through seasons.

We hope our Vredestein Hypertrac review had assisted in your buying-decision making process. If you have a comment, question or review of this tire, leave it in the box below, we will be glad to hear from you.

 

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