Fastest on Ice 208.602 mph!
The new world record for fastest car on ice was achieved by Nokian Tyres, inventor of the winter tire, when test driver Janne Laitinen drove at a speed of 208.602 mph on the ice of the Gulf of Bothnia in freezing winter weather. Grip and speed like never before were ensured by the new spearhead product for the world’s leading manufacturer of winter tires – the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 studded tire (255/35R20 97 T XL).Read more »
Any new tire manufactured by Nokian Tyres that: i) is owned by the original purchaser; and ii) has remained mounted on the vehicle identified in the Mileage and Rotation Record (provided with our warranty pamphlet), is eligible for warranty coverage, subject to the conditions and limitations set forth below.Read more »
Hakkapeliitta Winter Driving School
Throughout its history, Nokian Tyres has been making winter driving safer and more comfortable. But excellent tyres alone are not enough on winter roads; you also need to have your knowledge and skills up to date. Test your knowledge, give your own winter driving tips and participate in our competition to win a set of brand new Nokian winter tires!
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New Nokian WR All-Weather Tires – Forget the Forecast
The new Nokian WR All-Weather tires offer a virtuoso combination of safety and carefree driving pleasure for every season.Read more »
Nokian Hakkapeliitta Winter Driving School gives you tips for winter driving
Did winter catch you by surprise? Did you once again find out that in snow and icy conditions, summer tires are only good for skidding?Read more »
New Nokian Rotiiva AT all-season tire - Firm durability for SUVs
The new Nokian Rotiiva AT (All Terrain) all-season tire grips effectively both on and off the road. This sturdy, special tire guarantees optimal performance without compromising safety or driving comfort. It completes the versatile SUV and 4x4 range from Nokian Tyres.Read more »
Nokian Tyres Fastest on Ice 208.602 mph »
Hakkapeliitta's 75-year history online »
Blogs from tire industry professionals
Read the latest tire industry stories from the blogs of Nokian Tyres' experts!Read the professionals' blogs »
The wear of summer tyres and the DSI wear indicator »
High speed without dangerous situations »
A few simple hints for extending the service life of studded tyres »
Demand for winter tyres on the increase as the climate changes »
Hakkapeliitta Test Driver - Enjoy the winter!
It’s not about the car, it’s about the tires to drive safely during the winter. Nokian Tyres' real-life test drivers test our products and experience winter like never before! Follow the program and their journey throughout the winter through their individual blogs. You are welcome to join in with your comments and also support safer roads in your community.
Meet Hakkapeliitta test drivers! »