Posted on April 01, 2015

BFGoodrich® Tires’ Best Ultra-High Performance All-Season Tire Hits Market

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Greenville, S.C., April 1, 2015 ― Bringing race-proven technology to everyday use in a tire, BFGoodrich® Tires today is launching its new g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S tire, which is now available throughout North America in more than 20,000 authorized dealers. The new g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S tire, available in an initial phase of 33 tire sizes, will give drivers the ability to accelerate faster, brake shorter and maintain control in all seasons.

The BFGoodrich Tires g-Force COMP-2 All Season Tire is available April  

engineered from BFGoodrich's rich heritage of pavement racing and motorsports technology, the g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S delivers the best wet and dry traction[1], stops up to 15 feet shorter on wet roads and up to 5 feet shorter on dry roads[2], and provides better snow traction than leading competitors[3]. These features combine for a driving experience that will give consumers the confidence to take on the road no matter the season.

The ultra-high performance g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S incorporates a Performance Racing Core (PRC) that delivers crisp responsive control while cornering hard on wet, dry or light snow-covered roads. The technology is directly derived from track tires. The g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S enhances traction at speed for increased acceleration, while still maintaining ride comfort.

BFGoodrich understands that performance-seeking drivers demand particular attributes in a street tire for all seasons. The new tire boasts BFGoodrich Tires' UltiGrip™ Technology and g-Force™ Tread, which provides enhanced wet and dry traction, optimized rubber-to-road contact and the ultimate grip all year long.

"We know our consumers need a tire that delivers more than just a quality ride on the pavement," said Marcus Wilson, BFGoodrich® Tires ultra-high performance marketing manager. "The new g-Force™ COMP™-2 A/S delivers on the fundamentals of ultra-high performance by helping drivers accelerate faster, brake shorter and improve control in all seasons. It's not just an ultra-high performance tire for Performance Seekers. It's an ultra-high performance tire for everyone. It boasts high performance in rain, cold, light snow or dry pavement."

  The BFGoodrich Tires g-Force COMP-2 All Season derives its capabilities 
of acceleration, braking and cornering from a heritage in motorsports
The BFGoodrich Tires g-Force COMP-2 All Season Tire stops 15 feet 
shorter on wet roads and provides better snow traction than the 
competitors  

The g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S will be released to consumers on April 1 in 33 sizes, expanding to a total of 59 sizes released by April 2016. The tire will fit a range of vehicles: American muscle, european and Asian luxury, tuner car options, and plus-size fitments for a wide variety of vehicles. The average MSRP for the tire will be $162.00.

 

For more information about the BFGoodrich® Tires g-Force™ COMP-2™ A/S tire, and a complete list of available sizes, please visit http://www.bfgoodrichtires.com.

About BFGoodrich Tires

With more than 100 years of heritage, BFGoodrich® Tires is dedicated to providing high performance tires for those who have a passion for driving in virtually any environment. Combining technical expertise with 40 years of motorsports experience, BFGoodrich® Tires delivers tires for a full range of driving experiences from ultra-high performance street, to off-road terrain with one common theme - extreme performance. Come upgrade your performance with BFGoodrich and see where our tires can take you at www.BFGoodrichTires.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BFGoodrichTires or on Twitter at @BFGoodrichTires.

 


1 Based on internal dry handling and internal wet and dry autocross test results using a 1995 BMW M3 lightweight and a 2011 BMW 328i versus the General® G-Max AS-03, and Yokohama® AVID eNVigor in tire size 225/45 ZR17.
2 Based on internal wet and dry braking test results using a 2011 BMW 328i versus General® G-Max AS-03, Yokohama® AVID eNVigor and Hankook® Ventus S1 Noble2 in tire size 225/45 ZR17.
3 Based on third party commissioned snow spin traction test results versus General® G-Max AS-03, Yokohama® AVID eNVigor and Hankook® Ventus S1 Noble2 in tire size 225/45 ZR17. *Snow traction performance may vary depending upon factors such as road conditions, weather and environment, driver performance, etc.
*Snow Spin Traction Test (GM Spin) following ASTM F1805 [for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139 (Passenger Car)].

About BFGoodrich

With more than 100 years of heritage, BFGoodrich® Tires is dedicated to providing high performance tires for those who have a passion for driving in virtually any environment. Combining technical expertise with 45 years of motorsports experience, BFGoodrich Tires delivers tires for a full range of driving experiences from ultra-high-performance street to off-road terrain with one common theme — extreme performance. Come upgrade your performance with BFGoodrich and see where our tires can take you at www.BFGoodrichTires.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BFGoodrichTires or on Twitter at @BFGoodrichTires.