| 16/10/2013 | 0 Comments

Kumho has been growing its OE commitments to the world’s major manufacturers for many years and now wins further business from Mercedes-Benz for recently revised G-Class.

Kumho_Mercedes_1The tyre is the the Kumho Solus KL21 in size 265/60 R18 110H that is manufactured in the company’s state-of-the-art plant in Vietnam. It is an all-purpose touring tyre, the new wide, symmetric tread pattern of which ensures stability allied to a low rolling resistance and comfortable ride, while its compound has been optimised for improved traction and longevity. The KL21 is readily available on the aftermarket in sizes from 16 to 20 inches.

Kumho_Mercedes_2Kumho’s partnership with Daimler AG dates back to 2007. It began with the A Class range of saloons and has subsequently included the Viano X-Clusive, Sprinter van, G-Class Guard and, for the Korean market, the Actros range of rigid trucks and tractor units, as well as the Smart car line-up. The Mercedes G-Class has now been in production for 34 years, making it the longest serving model in Daimler AG’s history. A four-wheel drive vehicle of legendary off-road capability, it is produced for the company by Magna Steyr at their plant in Graz Austria.

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