Next-Gen Hakkapeliitta For Cars, SUVs and EVs debuts for Nokian
The Hakkapeliitta winter tires line was expanded by Nokian Tyres plc. Its Hakkapeliitta winter tire line now comes in the Hakkapeliitta 10 for passenger cars and the Hakkapeliitta 10 SUV for sport utility vehicles and crossovers.
The company also has unveiled the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 10 EV, which is geared toward electric vehicles and hybrids.
The products feature Nokian's Eco Stud 10 technology, which combines added base layer thickness and a special rubber cushion with "air damping" properties designed to reduce road impact, according to company officials. (Nokian officially unveiled the tires on Jan. 27.)
The tires also contain an increased number of studs and their placement is tailored by size. "For example, in the most popular size of 205/55 R16, the increase is 16% compared to the previous model," the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9.
The new Nokian Hakkapeliitta 10 product range will encompass more than 140 sizes, covering rim diameters ranging from 14 inches to 22 inches, when available in fall 2021.
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