Audi have this month announced their decision to fit the new Audi A8 with Goodyear tyres – as original equipment fitment, with the Audi A8 rolling out of factories in January 2018.
Depending on your preference and climate, when buying the new Audi A8, the UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 winter tyre is available for winter driving.
Alternatively, the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 summer tyres can be selected.
Goodyear’s Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 tyre will be fitted in 255/45 R19 Y 104 XL, as well as size 265/40 R20 Y 104 XL.
Similarly the UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 winter tyre will be fitted in tyre sizes 235/55 R18 H 104 XL and 265/40 R20 V 104 XL.
Nick Harley of Goodyear, spoke of his pleasure at Goodyear tyres being made available as OE on the Audi A8 – he was quoted on Tyrepress.com as saying,
“Being chosen by Audi to produce Original Equipment for its groundbreaking new A8 top-class luxury saloon is a great reward for our Goodyear engineers.
“They have delivered tailor-made tyres to address the needs of demanding Audi A8 drivers, looking for a unique and dynamic driving experience with excellent handling, comfort and performance in all road conditions.”