True or false: A tire with the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol stamped on the sidewall is always a winter tire. The answer is false: A winter tire must be branded with the symbol, but that alone doesn’t make it a winter tire.
It is time to officially re-think the definitions for high and ultra-high performance tires. Speed ratings are not enough anymore. Neither is aspect ratio. Quite frankly, they haven’t been enough for many years. Evolution in tire development continues to make those factors less relevant.