iceGUARD studless iG50 PLUS

The ice tyre.

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ALL ADVANTAGES AT A GLANCE

Applications

  • Compact cars
  • Sporty hatchbacks

Benefits

  • Extreme ice grip
  • Fuel Saving
  • Long-life grip

Features

  • Super Water Absorptive Compound
  • iG50 Asymmetric tread design
  • Triple 3-D Dimple Sipes 
  • Low-Heat-Generating Under Tread
  • Anti Energy-Loss Profile

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  • Snow Flake (3PMSF) image
EU LABEL GRADE
Fuel Efficiency C - E
Wet Grip E
External Noise Class B
External Noise Value (dB) 71 - 72

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iceGUARD studless iG50 PLUS

Absorptive tread compound

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1: Compound
2: Water Film
3: Ice Surface
4: Absorptive Balloons
YOKOHAMA´s water absorbing technology
The layer of water above the ice is the biggest contributor to loss of traction. It causes "mirco hydroplaning" on icy surfaces. YOKOHAMA´s original compound technology incorporates water-absorbing compounds, putting the tyre in contact with the actual ice.

Tread Pattern and Construction Technologies

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1) Anti Energy-Loss Profile
Delivers a fuel saving performance and stability by controlling a deflection of the tyre.
2) Asymmetric Tread pattern design
Inner zone, an effective tread pattern area for ice performance, has more actual contact area and more sipes than outer zone in order to maximize the friction and edge effects on ice surface.
Outer zone, an effective tread area for snow performance, has more grooves in order to maximize the traction and edge effects on snow surface.

Tread Pattern and Construction Technologies

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3) Triple 3-D dimple sipes / Triple 3-D sipes
2 types of original 3-dimension shaped sipes are varied to get suitable effects and balances on each tread area. The surfaces of 3-D sipes avoid uneven deflection of blocks by supporting each other. It delivers excellent ice and snow performance with its maximized actual contact area and edge effects.

Tread Pattern and Construction Technologies

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4) Belted Blocks
The belted blocks with a large, wide, centralized block design improve the braking stability as well as the performance on wet, dry and icy road surfaces.
5) Micro Diagonal Sipes
Deliver optimum performance even without a break-in period.

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  • BluEarth image
  • Max Speed 160 km/h image
  • Snow Flake (3PMSF) image
EU LABEL GRADE
Fuel Efficiency C - E
Wet Grip E
External Noise Class B
External Noise Value (dB) 71 - 72

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iceGUARD studless iG50 PLUS

Inch Series Size Art. Note OE Info EAN/JAN fuel icon wet icon noise icon snow icon ice icon EU LABEL GRADE
12 70 145/70R12 69Q R1988 M+S 4968814918613 E E 71dB/B Link
12 70 155/70R12 73Q R1987 M+S 4968814918606 E E 71dB/B Link
12 80 135/80R12 68Q R1989 M+S 4968814918620 E E 71dB/B Link
12 80 145/80R12 74Q R1990 M+S 4968814918637 E E 71dB/B Link
14 70 205/70R14 94Q R0256 M+S 4968814882662 C E 72dB/B Link
14 80 175/80R14 88Q R0484 M+S 4968814884932 D E 71dB/B Link
15 55 205/55R15 88Q R0318 M+S 4968814883287 D E 72dB/B Link
15 70 205/70R15 96Q R0243 M+S 4968814882532 C E 72dB/B Link
15 70 215/70R15 98Q R0283 M+S 4968814882938 C E 72dB/B Link
16 45 215/45R16 90Q R0317 XL , M+S 4968814883270 D E 72dB/B Link