Hanover, Germany, May 2022 – Uniroyal’s RainSport 5 has impressed in a number of recent summer tire tests: in the joint test by ACE (Auto Club Europa), ARBÖ (Auto-, Motor- und Radfahrerbund Österreichs, Car, Motor and Cyclist Association of Austria), GTÜ (Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung, Society for Technical Supervision) and Finnish magazine “Moottori,” Uniroyal’s RainSport 5 obtained top rankings.
ACE and GTÜ rated the RainSport 5 from Uniroyal as “recommended” and were particularly impressed with its performance with regard to wet handling, rolling resistance and drive-by noise (ACE test). ARBÖ also awarded the RainSport 5 a similar rating under the same test conditions – although with different weighting criteria (ARBÖ summer tire test). ACE, ARBÖ and GTÜ tested a total of eight 195/55 R 16 87 H tires on a Seat Ibiza V and a VW Polo VI at the test site in Papenburg, Germany.
The RainSport 5 in size 205/55 R16 91 V also obtained a top ranking in the summer tire test of Finnish magazine “Moottori.” Test driver Pasi Piironen from Test Finland Oy tested the various tire models on a VW Golf 8, with Uniroyal’s summer tire achieving third place. As one of a total of eight tire models tested, it also performed impressively here with its excellent wet handling and wet braking performance, as well as good rolling resistance (Test Moottori).
“The gratifying test results in comparison with the best tires confirm our vision for the RainSport 5, which is designed for exceptional wet performance, long tire life and steering precision. This makes it a sporty solution for passenger cars and SUVs, offering both fun and safety in the most demanding wet conditions,” explains Carlos Sierra, Uniroyal EMEA.