Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder and Maruti Suzuki’s iteration, the Grand Vitara, to come fitted with Apollo Apterra Cross. Both the hybrid SUVs will have Apollo Apterra Cross as their standard fitment in 17-inch tyre size. Apollo Tyres is also an exclusive supplier to both automakers for these hybrids from now. Apterra Cross is the dedicated range of tyres catering to the (C)SUV segment in India.
Apollo Apterra Cross To Cater To The (C)SUV Segment
Apollo mentioned that this set of tyres is an outcome of in-depth research of the exact usage patterns of (C)SUV owners/drivers. Thus, the Apollo Apterra Cross performs brilliantly under all conditions. This results from the quietest and most comfortable drives. The extra durability ensures no compromises even when travelling through the bad patches of roads, as claimed by Apollo. Both Toyota and Maruti Suzuki choosing Apollo Apterra Cross for their hybrid SUVs talks highly of the tyres standard. Apollo mentioned that its other products, too, come as standard fitment in compact SUVs in India. As it stands, Apollo is having a strong position in the market in the compact SUV segment.
Apollo Apterra Cross Tyres – Key Features
The Apollo Apterra Cross has an aggressive design. This makes it one of the best-looking tyres in the market for C-SUVs. These tyres make use of a twin steel belt with JCP protection for high puncture resistance. Meanwhile, the high abrasion-resistant multi-polymer blend used for the tread enhances the tyre’s life. The rounder contact patches of Apterra Cross tyres give maximum ride comfort. At the same time, it also ensures low noise generation. The block-based design, with connected shoulder blocks, adds to enhancing the road grip. Apollo also talked about the balanced stiffness of tread blocks in lateral and longitudinal directions. With this, the tyres provide best-in-class handling and braking performance.