Avon stellt neuen Van-Reifen AV12 vor

Avon stellt neuen Van-Reifen AV12 vor

18.10.2018: Der komplett neu entwickelte Tansporterreifen Avon AV12 wurde jetzt im Rahmen der Messe Fleet Live präsentiert: in großer Dimensionsvielfalt, mit niedrigerem Rollwiderstand für einen geringen Kraftstoffverbrauch

Der komplett neu entwickelte Tansporterreifen Avon AV12 wurde jetzt im Rahmen der Messe Fleet Live präsentiert: in großer Dimensionsvielfalt, mit niedrigerem Rollwiderstand für einen geringen Kraftstoffverbrauch und einer besonders robuster Seitenwand.



Mit außerordentlich hohen Laufleistungen erreichten Transporterreifen von Avon schon in der Vergangenheit ein ausgezeichnetes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis. Das hat zur Beliebtheit der Van- und Transporterreifen der Marke maßgeblich beigetragen. Auf diesem Erfolg baut der neue Avon AV12 als Nachfolger des AV11 auf.



Im Rahmen der Fleet Live, der größten Veranstaltung zum Thema Fahrzeugflotten in Großbritannien, stellte Avon als Titelsponsor der Show am 9. und 10. Oktober in Birmingham rund 2000 Fachbesuchern die Neuheit vor. „Die Fleet Live ist für uns von herausragender Bedeutung, weil wir hier mit den Entscheidungsträgern der Branche in direkten Kontakt treten können. Und der Markt für gewerbliche Fahrzeuge ist für die Marke Avon ebenfalls sehr wichtig“, sagt Michiel Kramer, Direktor Marketing für Avon Tyres.



Mit einem zehn Prozent niedrigeren Rollwiderstand im Vergleich zum Vorgängermodell erweist sich der AV12 als klar verbessert. Mit dem neuen Reifen sinkt also der Kraftstoffverbrauch, denn der wird durch den Rollwiderstand beeinflusst. Dieser Kostenfaktor ist besonders für Flottenbetreiber eine wichtige Größe, die für den AV12 spricht.



Ein weiterer wichtiger Kostenpunkt beim gewerblichen Einsatz von Transporterreifen sind Beschädigungen der Seitenwand, etwa durch zu harte Bordsteinkontakte. Eine besonders robuste Reifenflanke sorgt jetzt für noch mehr Langlebigkeit und weiter verminderte Kosten beim Fahrzeugeinsatz.



Die  Entwickler des neuen Reifens von Avon haben dazu auf die ausführliche Expertise aus der Entwicklung von Reifen für den Rallyesport zurückgegriffen. Sie schufen für den AV12 eine spezielle Seitenwand, die aufgrund ihrer speziellen Beschaffenheit und Struktur besonders gut gegen Verletzungen schützt.




Ein 1,5 Millimeter tiefes Profil sorgt hier für die herausragende Widerstandsfähigkeit, die zusätzlich durch einen eingebauten Anprallschutz verstärkt wird. Dieser Anprallschutz fällt beim AV12 um sechs Millimter kräftiger aus als beim Vorgängermodell und verhindert damit noch effektiver als bisher vorzeitigen Verschleiß und Reifenschäden.



Weitere Vorteile bietet der Avon AV12 auch durch die neue Gummimischung der Lauffläche. Erstmals verwendet der Hersteller hier eine hochgefüllte Silica-Mischung für sein Vanreifen-Angebot. Neben den Fahreigenschaften gewinnt dadurch auch die Leistungsfähigkeit auf nassen Fahrbahnen. Beim Nassbremsen fallen die Bremswege im Vergleich zum AV11 um fünf Prozent kürzer aus – ein deutliches Plus für die Sicherheit.



Dank seiner robusten Konstruktion, die sich im Feld bei kommerziellen Nutzern bereits bewährt hat, und einem Dimensionsangebot, das mehr als 80 Prozent Marktabdeckung bei gewerblich genutzten Transportern erreicht, kann der Avon AV12 somit als perfekt auf die Ansprüche der Anwender zielende Entwicklung gelten.



Lars Döhmann- Photos Avon

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18.10.2018 / MaP

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