| 12/09/2014 | 0 Comments

BFGoodrich Tires, the company that created the first all-terrain tire in 1976, is set to launch its most advanced light truck tire ever this fall with the new All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire.

BFG_AT_1Engineered from BFGoodrichs championship off-road motorsports racing technology, the KO2 delivers exceptional toughness, durability and traction for traversing harsh conditions, including gravel, dirt, rock, mud and snow.

BFG_AT_2It is the first consumer tire to incorporate the companys race-proven and race-winning CoreGard technology that gives it unmatched toughness against sidewall splitting. Compared to the already formidable current KO tire, the new KO2 is 20 percent stronger in this critical off-road performance area.

BFG_AT_3The rugged KO2 is also durable, lasting twice as long on gravel roads and 15 percent longer on asphalt, allowing off-road enthusiasts to extend their adventures and working professionals to get more use out of the tire. In addition, the KO2 improves its already legendary tradition of all-terrain performance with 10 percent greater traction in the mud and 19 percent greater traction in the snow compared to the previous-generation KO tire. The KO2 is an all-season tire that will carry the 3 Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol, indicating that it exceeds the Rubber Manufacturer Associations severe snow traction requirements.

BFG_AT_4It will be released to consumers on Nov. 1, initially in 12 sizes fitting a range of vehicles, including Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, Dodge, Toyota and Nissan pick-up trucks and SUVs as well as Plus Fitments for a wide variety of vehicles, starting at $222. Additional sizes will be released in 2015.

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