Whether you live in the city or country, or whether you drive a big or small vehicle, winter driving conditions and winter tires will impact your vehicle’s performance.
Benefits of Winter Tires
The biggest misconception drivers have when it comes to winter tires is believing that all-season tires are superior. Many drivers, for example, believe winter tires are only useful in regions with lots of snow. In fact, once temperatures drop below seven degrees Celsius, winter tires perform better whether the road surface is dry, snow covered, slushy or icy. Winter tires also feature specialized rubber compounds that retain elasticity in temperatures below -30 degrees Celsius and treads that grip at cold temperatures. In fact, winter tires deliver up to 50 per cent more cold-weather traction than all-seasons.
We will change the engine oil and filter, check belts and hoses for age and wear, check air filter for cleanliness, check pollen filter for cleanliness, check horn operation. All lights will be checked and tested. The battery and alternator will be checked and tested for correct performance. Brake pads and rotors, front and rear will be measured and checked against the factory specification. Tires will be checked for correct inflation and wear. Windshield wipers and washer system will be checked for correct operation, aim and wear. The front and rear suspension including bushings, mounts and shocks will be tested to make sure they are within specification. The hinges and latches on all opening panels will be lubricated. All fluids will be topped off and the brake fluid will be checked for moisture content. Finally a road test will be performed and the service reminder [if [...]
This winter, help prepare your Porsche for rain, snow, and ice with wheel and tire packages. Tires are one of the most critical components of your vehicle for all types of winter weather including snow, ice, and cool temperatures. Many highways require mandatory winter tires this season. Road-checks will be in effect. See us today for winter tires and ensure you and your family are safe this season!
HIT THE ROAD WITH CONFIDENCE. YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY.
Things you need to know:
All Season Tires harden up in the winter and lose traction. Every safety feature equipped on your vehicle relies on tire grip and performance. Winter tires are constructed from compounds that retain their flexibility in cold weather below 7 degrees Celsius. In [...]