Studdable winter tires can be equipped with optional metal studs for enhanced ice traction. These tires are branded with mountain/snowflake symbol to meet severe snow service standards. Studdable winter tires feature traditional winter tire compounds with aggressive tread patterns to handle snow and slush.
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Designed for tough winter driving conditions combining excellent winter performance with driving comfort. Equipped with Toyo's Microbit studless tire technology and an advanced directional tread pattern the Observe G3-Ice is ready to handle snow, ice or slush and offers superior ride comfort. Improved tread compound with high levels of silica ensures tread blocks remain flexible at lower temperatures and helps enhance wet grip and traction. Microbit technology with crushed walnut shells embedded in the tire tread compound dig and bite into the ice surface for improved traction. Wide grooves for efficient evacuation of water, snow or slush. Optimized stud hole placement increases scratch effect (road contact) with less studs for better traction and reducing ride noise. Alternating buttress block design helps dig into snow and propel the vehicle through slush or snow rutted roads. Gear edge design increases edge effect for better traction during cornering or braking with or without studs installed. 3d multi-wave sipes increase tread block rigidity. Increased sipe density improves ice traction. Large u-shaped tread blocks with saw toothed edges designed for added aggressive grip on snow or slush. Saw-toothed edges further improve cornering and braking ability. V-shaped center rib with a horizontal sipe offers stability at higher speeds. V-shape design improves water or slush drainage. Horizontal sipes improve braking and accelerating.