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General Altimax GU5


Altimax GU5 is designed with advanced technology to give a remarkable balance of safety and handling on different road surfaces.

  • High protection from aquaplaning
  • High grip when cornering on wet and dry roads
  • Short stopping distances on wet surface

High Protection from Aquaplaning

  • Feature: Ultimate Flow Structure + Shark Skin Technology.
  • Effect: efficiently disperses water on wet roads.
  • Benefit: high levels of safety and reductions in the risk of aquaplaning.

High grip when cornering on wet and dry roads

  • Feature: fast curve configuration in the tread pattern.
  • Effect: high lateral stiffness of the shoulder blocks for improved control of road forces when driving.
  • Benefit: provide safe and precise handling on wet and dry roads.

Short stopping distances on wet surface

  • Feature: more grip edges within the tread pattern.
  • Effect: grip edges penetrate the water film in wet conditions and improve contact with the road surface.
  • Benefit: very good wet braking performance.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
General / Altimax GU5
Car Type
Rim Diameter
17 / 18 "
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
V (max 149 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

General / Altimax GU5 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Utqg Load range Ply rating Price
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL XL
R17 215/45 R17 91W XL 215/45 R17 91W XL XL
R17 215/50 R17 95W XL 215/50 R17 95W XL XL
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 225/50 R17 98W XL 225/50 R17 98W XL XL
R17 225/55 R17 101W XL 225/55 R17 101W XL XL
R17 235/45 R17 97W XL 235/45 R17 97W XL XL
R17 245/45 R17 99W XL 245/45 R17 99W XL XL
R18 225/40 R18 92W XL 225/40 R18 92W XL XL

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