Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

The best non-studded tyre that offers supreme driving comfort and safety for demanding winter conditions

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The best non-studded tyre that offers supreme driving comfort and safety for demanding winter conditions

The state of the art Nordic winter tyre for drivers who require absolute driving comfort, tangible fuel savings, and non-studded winter tyre technology with the best safety characteristics.

Officially approved for winter use

The best non-studded tyre for demanding Northern conditions

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Discover the secret behind the grip reserve in the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2's rubber compound!

The world's first winter tyre with an A energy rating

The new Nordic non-studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 winter tyre is the most energy efficient winter tyre model in the automotive industry. The genuine winter tyre, size 155/70R19 84Q, is designed for BMW's unique i3 electric car. It combines extremely low rolling resistance, first-class grip, and exceptional driving comfort. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 can reduce the rolling resistance of electric vehicles even 30%.

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The most advanced non-studded winter grip

The diamond-tough grip particles in the rubber compound grip the driving surface and improve the tyre's ice grip. 

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Excellent grip on wet and icy roads

The pocket-shaped pump sipes on the tread blocks of the tyre's outer edges ensure good contact with the driving surface.

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Prevent slush-planing

To prevent slush-planing, sharp triangle-shaped slush penetrators were designed on the critical shoulder area.

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More innovations

Nokian Tyres uses only purified oils in the tyre production - no toxic or carcinogenic chemical at all

Purified oils

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Comfort and safety

Information Field

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You can drive about 50 kilometres on an empty tyre if the car is fully loaded.

Flat Run property (optional)

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Comfort and safety

DSI and WSI indicators

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Powerful grip on ice and snow

The grip claws improve the tyre's grip on snow and ice, especially when braking and accelerating.

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Strong snow and ice grip for extreme conditions

Sipe activators

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Optimal grip and handling

Dense sipe mesh and wide individual sipes

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Independent comparison tests

2nd place

Vi Bilägare 13/2016
Sweden
Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling resistance lowest in the test.

Test winner

Car and Driver 6/2015
USA
Hakkapeliitta R2

Maximum points in every individual subtest. Best grip on ice. Very reliable on snow, with excellent grip level.

2nd place

Tuulilasi 13/2016
Finland
Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling distance lowest in the test.

2nd place

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2016
Finland
Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Behavior on ice is excellent and tyre is easy to handle. Steering is peaceful even when skidding and handling on snowy roads is exemplary. Steady and logical in extreme conditions. Tyre is quiet and rolling resistance is low.

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Latest news of Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

18.02.2016
Award for Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 winter tyre – Tire technology of the year 2016

18.09.2015
Nokian Hakkapeliitta winter tyres took a double win in Finnish Tekniikan Maailma’s comparison test

11.12.2014
State-of-the-art green winter tyre technology for electric cars: The world's first winter tyre with an A energy rating by Nokian Tyres

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