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About Achilles tyres

The story behind the brand

Achilles Radial’s parent company, MASA (PT Multistrada Arah Sarana), began in 1991 in Indonesia as a manufacturer of replacement tyres. It was given technical assistance from Pirelli until 1994 and Continental until 2000.

Achilles Radial was officially founded in 2005. By 2013, Achilles had formed a global brand that provides a full product line of high performance, ultra high performance, winter, light truck, SUV and van tyres. You can search for the right Achilles tyre for your vehicle online.

Their mission statement is, “To make a prosperous and better world.” Their core values are listed as being spiritual, honest and responsible, proactive and loyal.

Some Achilles tyre innovations

Achilles Ultra High Performance (UHP) Tyre: Launched in 2005, this tyre was made possible by a new type of state-of-the-art production line.

ATR Sport 2 Tyre:

  • dB Silent Technology: Reduces road-tyre noise, creating a quieter ride.
  • a° Technology: This striped, raised strip channels water and enhances cornering performance. It is also a self-cleaning mechanism for the tyre.

Tyre brands we rated

Canstar Blue commissions Colmar Brunton to regularly survey 3,000 Australian consumers across a range of categories to measure and track customer satisfaction. The outcomes reported are the results from customers within the survey group who bought new car tyres (not retreads) in the last 18 months – in this case, 950 drivers.

The tyre brands in this year’s survey are:

  • Michelin
  • Pirelli
  • Bridgestone
  • Continental
  • Dunlop
  • Goodyear
  • Hankook
  • Kumho
  • Bob Jane
  • Yokohama

You can view the tyre survey results here.

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