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The future of the winter tire, Nokian according

Nokian Tyres has unveiled the first system of retractable studs for winter tires on 8 Hakkapeliitta SUV model. Spikes deploy and retract at the touch of a button in the cockpit.

Nokian has developed this technology from science fiction (or at the very least, a James Bond film!) Was the 80th anniversary of the invention of the winter tire. Kelirengas baptized, it was developed to provide truck drivers and bus better control on snowy roads of Finland. Two years later, the engineers of Nokian adapt their very effective tire for passenger cars, baptizing new product Snow Hakkapeliitta. Even today, this brand is recognized as being one of the best tires on the market.

Do not rush to your tire dealer to book a game, however. Nokian does not intend to put this concept into production for the moment, and at this stage of their development, these tires cost more than the Porsche Cayenne on which they are installed ...

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