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HIGH-END TYRES FOR SUVs

| 15/10/2013 | 0 Comments

Hankook’s flagship tyre, the Ventus S1 evo2 will be available in a newly developed SUV version as of spring 2014 in 30 sizes ranging from 17 to 22 inches for these increasingly popular vehicles.

The particularly sophisticated technology of the Ventus S1 evo2 SUV with its multiple tread radius and double-layer rayon carcass provides a maximum tyre contact area under all conditions. The tyre impresses not only with outstanding aquaplaning characteristics but also with optimum road contact for perfect balance under both wet and dry conditions. Driving control and safety at high speeds are also significantly improved. The innovative 3-layer block design with its special staircase arrangement of the outer rib blocks, provides an improved tyre contact area as tyre wear progresses thereby guaranteeing more effective traction performance across the entire life cycle of the tyre.

Ventus_S1_evo2_SUV_1A refined cooling system with surface enlarging fins anchored to the base of the tread grooves and micro-turbulence generating dimples arranged on the outer edges of the shoulder block enable faster heat dissipation for more stable handling characteristics and longer tyre durability. In order to make the driving experience even more comfortable the tyre is equipped with an aerodynamic shaped wing that further reduces noise and highlights the sports-look of the tyre.

Ventus_S1_evo2_SUV_2“Our flagship in the high-performance SUV model is also fully loaded with innovative technologies and design features, which we have been able to develop on the basis of our expertise as an exclusive tyre partner of the DTM team, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz”, says Jin-Wook Choi, Hankook President and Head of Hankook Europe. The Ventus S1 evo2 SUV is manufactured mainly in the company’s state-of-the-art factory in Hungary.

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