The WR G3 is an all-season high-performance tire with a mountain snowflake severe service emblem on its sidewall. It has different compounding than its European counterparts, resulting in better mileage and handling for the North American market. The first wave of asymmetric sizes for the WR G3 will include 25 XL sizes ranging from 205/65R16 99H through 245/40R18 97V. There also will be two run-flat sizes: 205/55R16 91H and 205/45R17 91H. The six sizes for the directional WR G3 range from 175/65R14 82T to 195/55R15 89V XL.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.