Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 selected for BMW iX

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Goodyear tires will be fitted as original equipment to the brand-new BMW iX, the German manufacturer’s premium electric SAV. Fitments of Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 are among the Goodyear tires selected by BMW for the new vehicle.

Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 offers short braking distances on dry and wet roads, along with involving handling and grip in varied conditions. The tire is designed to maximize range and is capable of 20% higher mileage than the next-best tested competitor, as well as 50% more than its predecessor.

EfficientGrip Performance 2 is available in 20in and 21in fitments for the iX, while the same sizes are covered by Goodyear’s winter tire range with UltraGrip Performance+ (20in and 21in). Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+ carries the 3 Peak Mountain Snowflake label, which designates its performance on snow.

“We are pleased that the BMW iX has become the latest fully electric car to have Goodyear tires as original equipment,” said Hans Vrijsen, managing director consumer OE, Goodyear EMEA. “EfficientGrip Performance 2 is designed with electric vehicles in mind, due to its superb efficiency and low rolling resistance, while maintaining a high level of performance. With winter tire fitments of Goodyear UltraGrip Performance+, BMW iX drivers are covered no matter the weather.”

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Matt joined UKi Media & Events in 2014 after seven years of living and working in Dubai. He has been a journalist for over 15 years and has worked for a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, Time Out, iQ, Wired, Kipp Report and Loaded. After starting out on the automotive team as deputy editor of Engine Technology International, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International and Transmissions Technology International, he has been an editor since 2015, and began editing Tire Technology International in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed editor-in-chief of Tire, Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International and Wheel Technology International. He is also the chairman of the Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation & Excellence

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