Two new homologations, WINTER SOTTOZEROTM 3 and CINTURATOTM P7TM, for the new Volkswagen Passat at its Paris MotorShow debut.
Pirelli Scorpion™ Winter
This test measures the average speed on the Auto Bild handling course. The higher the speed, the better the handling performance of the tyre (acceleration, braking, cornering) on snow covered surfaces.
This test measures the breaking distance from a speed of 40 km/h.
This test measures the laptimes on the Auto Bild steering pad (circular racetrack). The laptimes demonstrate that winter tyres can match the grip performance of summer tyres on wet surfaces.
Braking distance from a speed of 100 km/h. Also in this case the best winter tyres can match the safety and performances of a summer tyre.
Auto Bild measured the rolling noise at a speed of 80 km/h. The Scorpion Winter emits less rolling noise than a summer tyre.
This test measures the average speed on the Auto Bild handling course. The higher the speed, the better the handling performances of the tyres (acceleration, braking, cornering) on dry covered surfaces.