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Observe G3 Ice

Observe G3-Ice is a studable winter tire designed for optimum traction and braking on ice and snow. Consistent performance throughout the tire’s life makes it ideal for use in extreme winter weather conditions.

Excellent in the most extreme weather conditions, Observe G3-Ice has a directional tread pattern to provide the best possible lateral road holding, even in the most difficult conditions. An optimised stud hole design. offers exceptional stud retention and improved acoustic comfort.



 

Stud Distribution

Circumferential Stud Distribution increased to 20 lines
Excellent ice performance from optimised stud distribution throughout tread section

STRO

Fully complies with latest Scandinavian Tire & Rim Organisation regulation, reducing stud density to a maximum of 50pcs/m2 from 1st July,2013

Walnut Shell Microbits

Microbits dig in and bite into hard ice surfaces to provide superior grip
Environmently friendly natural material

Gear shaped edge of stud hole

Edge effect on ice & snow surface provides added grip

Saw Tooth Edge Block

Saw tooth edge grabs onto surface snow for extra traction

Effect of additional stud lines can be clearly seen in the marks left on an ice surface by the studs.  Despite the reduction in studs to meet STRO standards, Observe G3 Ice offers increased ice grip.

         Lines left in ice by studs on leading competitor tire                                    Lines left in ice by studs on Observe G3 Ice

*Identical sized tires on identical vehicles. Images obtained on consecutive passes

Tire Size Rim Diameter Load Speed Index
175/70 R13 13 82T
175/70 R14 14 84T
175/65 R14 14 82T
185/70 R14 14 88T
185/65 R14 14 86T
185/60 R14 14 82T
175/65 R15 15 84T
185/65 R15 15 88T
185/60 R15 15 84T
185/60 R15 15 84T
185/55 R15 15 82T
195/65 R15 15 91T
195/60 R15 15 88T
195/60 R15 15 88T
195/55 R15 15 85T
195/50 R15 15 82T
205/70 R15 15 100T XL
205/65 R15 15 94T
215/70 R15 15 98T
265/70 R15 15 112T
185/60 R16 16 82T
185/55 R16 16 87T XL
185/50 R16 16 81T
195/55 R16 16 87T
195/45 R16 16 84T XL
205/60 R16 16 92T
205/55 R16 16 91T
215/65 R16 16 98T
215/60 R16 16 95T
215/55 R16 16 93T
225/75 R16 16 104H
225/70 R16 16 107T XL
225/55 R16 16 95T
235/75 R16 16 108T
235/70 R16 16 106T
255/70 R16 16 111T
255/65 R16 16 109T
275/70 R16 16 114T
175/70 R14 17 84T
205/50 R17 17 89T
215/60 R17 17 100T XL
215/55 R17 17 98T XL
215/50 R17 17 91T
215/45 R17 17 87T
215/40 R17 17 87T
225/65 R17 17 106T
225/60 R17 17 103T XL
225/55 R17 17 101T XL
225/50 R17 17 94T
225/45 R17 17 91T
235/65 R17 17 108T XL
235/45 R17 17 94T
245/70 R17 17 110T
245/65 R17 17 107T
245/45 R17 17 99T XL
245/40 R17 17 95T
275/65 R17 17 119T XL
215/55 R18 18 99T XL
225/60 R18 18 100T
225/60 R18 18 104T XL
225/45 R18 18 95T
225/40 R18 18 92T XL
235/60 R18 18 107T
235/55 R18 18 104T XL
235/45 R18 18 98T XL
235/40 R18 18 95T XL
245/50 R18 18 100T
245/45 R18 18 100T XL
245/40 R18 18 97T XL
255/55 R18 18 109T XL
255/45 R18 18 103T
275/60 R18 18 117T XL
285/60 R18 18 120T XL
225/55R19 19 99T
235/50 R19 19 103T XL
245/55 R19 19 103T
245/45 R19 19 102T XL
255/55 R19 19 111T XL
255/50 R19 19 107T XL
255/40 R19 19 100T
275/55 R19 19 111T
275/40 R19 19 105T
285/45 R19 19 111T XL
285/40 R19 19 103T
235/55 R20 20 105T
255/45 R20 20 105T XL
255/35 R20 20 97T
265/40 R20 20 104T
275/45 R20 20 106T
275/40 R20 20 106T XL
275/35 R20 20 102T
285/50 R20 20 116T XL
315/35 R20 20 106T
265/45 R21 21 108T
285/35 R21 21 105T XL
295/40 R21 21 111T
295/35 R21 21 107T
325/30 R21 21 108T
275/40 R22 22 107T XL
285/45 R22 22 114T

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