GOODYEAR CHOSEN FOR NEW MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Wednesday, 6th May 2020
New Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 comes as standard fitment on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Our friends over at Goodyear are pleased to announce that the brand new Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 product, which has only recently hit the shelves, is already accredited with fitments on the Mercedes- Benz E-Class.
The new Goodyear product will be fitted in a range of sizes from 17 to 20 inch rims, section width ranging from 225 to 275, and aspect ratio spanning from 30 to 55. All tyres will be marked ‘MO Extended’ indicating tyres built by Goodyear for Mercedes-Benz as well as providing Goodyear’s Run on Flat technology in all fitments.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a sharp, efficient vehicle which blends a dynamic look with exemplary performance, comfort and safety. Matched with next generation technologies in the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, the vehicle is set to maintain grip and performance on the road. Next generation technologies include delivering shorter braking distances, providing strong grip for high performance handling on wet and dry roads, cornering performance, and fuel efficiency.*
The Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 redefines tire performance for powerful vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it is Goodyear’s ultra-high performance offering for ultimate braking performance, responsive handling and control in both dry and wet conditions.
Martijn De Jonge, Brand Director Goodyear said: “We are happy to be welcoming our new product into the market with strong OEM fitments, including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The product is our best yet and we are thrilled with the evolution of the product. The next generation technologies developed by our skilled engineers provide superb performance in both dry and wet conditions whilst still maintaining fuel efficiency levels which is an important factor for OEMs and today’s motorists.
“Over 5000 tests were assumed in the development of this tire with 1200 of them undertaken on the open road. We inputted over 36,000 hours of engineering time across five test locations in five different countries. All of this, plus the hours we spent with Mercedes-Benz in specific development for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is proof that we are focused on developing and delivering an exceptional tire for our OEM partners and end-users” concluded Martijn.