New ZEETEX Patterns Top Europe Score Sheet Takes first and second place in two qualifying rounds to build up solid lead
ZAFCO expanded the ZEETEX winter tire range with the launch of two new patterns, the Winter Passenger Car Radial Pattern (Z-ICE1000) and the Winter Light Truck Commercial Pattern (Z-ICE2000C). Both products attained very high EU label ratings. The new patterns, which were launched at Italyâ€™s AUTOPROMOTEC, one of Europeâ€™s most awaited tire exhibitions, are guaranteed to put the competition in the shade. Z-ICE1000 will be made available in sizes ranging from 14 to 17 inches and is a new generation of stud-less winter tires poised to replace the S-100 line in the next few years. It has an ultra-modern asymmetrical tread pattern designed to deliver good ride comfort and safety and delivers unmatched road grip on wet, snowy and dry surfaces. It also prevents slush and aqua planning, thereby ensuring the stability of the vehicle at high speeds and is made of an improved rubber compound that results in reduced rolling resistance and increased fuel savings.
Z-ICE2000C is a winter commercial tire with zigzag sipes on tread blocks that offer remarkable handling and enhanced stability on slush and snow surfaces. The Z-ICE2000C is available in sizes ranging from 15 to 16 inches, with high-end load ranges. Its unique placement of tread blocks gives improved traction and enhanced stability on slush and snow offices. It is made of a special abrasion-resistant compound, which allows it to deliver greater mileage and ensure reduced operating expenses in commercial operations.