The Firestone Winterhawk 2EVO is a touring winter tyre that is geared towards city cars, MPVs and family saloons. The tyre features a tread design with high traction pattern blocks that have a maximum biting edge effect, thereby improving the tyre's traction and braking on snowy and icy roads. The stiffness in the center blocks of the tread pattern help with the tyres directional stability, braking and handling on dry surfaces, along with improved longevity. The longitudinal main grooves in the tyre's tread effectively drain the water and slush from the contact patch and provide an improved longitudinal grip while braking and accelerating. The specialised EVO silica-based rubber compound in the Winterhawk 2EVO gives it a stable performance with reliable wet-weather handling and improved resistance to aquaplaning. The increased number of 3D sipes on the shoulder reinforces the overall block-stiffness and enhances the performance of the tyres, especially while cornering on dry surfaces.