Goodyear Malaysia has unveiled the latest addition to its Eagle F1 range today. Dubbed the Eagle F1 Sport, the new rubber is classified as an Ultra High Performance (UHP) model, which is said to be suitable for the “aspiring racing enthusiast”, thanks to its more affordable price point.
The new Eagle F1 Sport is designed with specific elements to improve handling and braking performance, most notably the signature Eagle Claw shoulder tread design. Goodyear says that the additional stiffness helps improve cornering stability and steering precision, while the ActiveControl Technology helps maximise contact patch of the shoulder when negotiating bends and corners.
The high-silica tread compound with upgraded polymer matrix help enhance the Eagle F1 Sport’s braking capabilities on both wet and dry surfaces. Additionally, the improved cavity shape also provides a wider footprint for better contact and pressure distribution.
The unique tread design also comes equipped with noise barrier strips between the ply and liner, which reduces tyre noise and provides a smoother ride. The road noise and vibrations are further minimised by the narrower lateral grooves on the tread.
As an additional feature, the tyres are designed with a wide rim flange protectors, which helps protect your shiny wheels and tyres from accidental curb damages while manoueuvring and parking.
Positioned under the Eagle F1 Assymmetric 5, Goodyear says that the new F1 Sport is ideal for owners of sportier passenger cars who want to make their daily drive more exciting with improved handling and braking performance. The company also says that this tyre is particularly suitable for customers looking to upsize their existing wheels, thanks to its more aggressive appearance.
The new Goodyear Eagle F1 Sport is now available at all Goodyear AutoCare centres across Malaysia, with tyre sizes ranging from 16 to 18-inches, priced between RM294 to RM678 per tyre. The full list of available tyre sizes is available on Goodyear Malaysia’s website, here.