Hankook Tire will provide the newest Audi electrical automobile (EV) fashions with tires specifically developed for electrical automobiles. The This autumn e-tron and This autumn Sportback e-tron will probably be outfitted with the Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev tire, designed for the distinctive wants of EVs, resembling low rolling resistance, low weight and excessive load capability, the corporate says.
The most recent Audi fashions – the This autumn e-tron and This autumn Sportback e-tron – are actually a part of the rising portfolio of EVs for which Hankook provides customized tires as unique gear. Along with their engaging design, the 2 sporty but compact new SUVs from Audi boast a variety of technical refinements. On the similar time, the purely electrical drive requires a tire that may additionally switch this know-how confidently onto the highway: the Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 ev tire is specifically developed for EVs, the corporate says.
EV tires should ship on three key properties which can be significantly vital for EVs: low rolling resistance, weight, and excessive load capability, the corporate says. For the particular necessities of electrical mobility, Hankook engineers have outfitted the Ventus S1 evo 3 ev with a double-layer carcass product of a specifically developed high-performance fiber. It provides excessive stability and ensures a low tare weight of the tire relative to its dimension, Hankook says. The tread compound used within the Ventus S1 evo 3 ev has additionally been tailored to electrical mobility wants. Its excessive drive torques guarantee wonderful grip in moist and dry situations, whereas concurrently optimizing rolling resistance, the corporate says.
Within the 20- and 21-in. dimensions for the Audi This autumn e-tron and Audi This autumn Sportback e-tron, a further steel-based reinforcement is used within the bead space as a result of diminished flank peak to additional improve sidewall rigidity. Along with guaranteeing that the tire suits the rim exactly, this additionally leads to a sporty and speedy steering response, the corporate says.
The Hankook Seal Guard sealing materials used contained in the tires (normal on the Hankook 20- and 21-in. dimensions for the Audi This autumn e-tron and Audi This autumn Sportback e-tron) robotically seals any punctures of as much as 3/16-in. in diameter within the tire tread floor. Seal Guard provides drivers the flexibility to proceed the journey with out delays, even within the occasion of a nail puncture, for instance. For automobiles outfitted with Seal Guard, carrying a spare wheel is now not crucial, Hankook says. This gives further house within the automobile, saves weight and eliminates the necessity for a probably harmful roadside wheel change, the corporate says.