Hankook Tire to provide high-performance tires for German Massive 3

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Hankook Tire’s Ventus S1 evo 3 SUV is installed on a Porsche Cayenne. (Hankook Tire)

Hankook Tire’s Ventus S1 evo 3 SUV is put in on a Porsche Cayenne. (Hankook Tire)

Hankook Tire & Know-how, the world’s sixth-largest tire-maker, mentioned Friday that it has began supplying its tires for high-performance sedans and sports activities vehicles of the so-called “German Massive 3”: Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi.

The tire-maker will provide its Ventus S1 evo Z tires to BMW’s X3 M and X4 M fashions, whereas additionally supplying its Ventus S1 evo 3 and Winter i cept evo 2 tires to Audi’s RS lineup.

A number of SUVs of the Mercedes-Benz AMG lineup, together with GLC and GLC Coupe fashions, may even incorporate the tire-maker’s high-performance tires.

The corporate mentioned its tires had been examined at Germany’s Nurburgring Nordschleife racetracks for its sturdiness throughout quick driving. By its continued analysis and improvement packages, it added that it was capable of safe key tire applied sciences that switch the pressure created by the powertrain to the street whereas offering drivers with a silent and cozy driving expertise.

BMW M, Audi RS and Mercedes Benz AMG are three of the biggest international sports activities racing manufacturers. With the offers for the Mercedes-Benz GLC fashions, BMW’s M4 GTA and Mini JCW GP3, Hankook Tire has secured three main German high-performance automobile fashions onto its roster.

In the meantime, Hankook Tire additionally mentioned it has not too long ago closed a deal to put in its tires on Porsche’s four-door sports activities sedan, Porsche Panamera. The tire-maker has been the tire provider for the German sports activities automobile model since 2015. 

By Lee Seung-ku (seungku99@heraldcorp.com)


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