Apollo tyres: tyred and tested

Apollo’s fourth generation of car tyres is repres-ented by three new brands – Aspire 4G, Alnac 4G and Amazer 4G, which should fit pretty much every size requirement you have.

The Amazer 4G will fit small hatchbacks like the Maruti Alto, Tata Indica and VW Polo as well as compact sedans like the Maruti DZire, and will be available in sizes from 12 to 14 inches. It is T speed rated, meaning it should be safe up to 190kph.

The Alnac 4G is made for mid-size and executive sedans like the Hyundai Elantra, Skoda Superb, Chevy Cruze and Toyota Corolla. Available in 15 and 16 inches and a range of width and profile options, it promises lower road noise, smoother ride and longer life compared to most of its rivals.

The high-performance Aspire 4G will cater to luxury sedans like the Mercedes C- and E-Class, BMW 5 series and Audi’s A4. The Aspire, which aims to give you racetrack performance on the road, is claimed to be safe even in excess of 250kph without the risk of tyre burst. The Aspire’s USP is its superb dry and wet handling, steering precision and cornering ability at very high speeds.