Horizon Tire Corp. has released a new consumer tire line for distribution in the United States.
The Antares line covers the passenger (SU-830 and Ingens A1), ultra-high performance (Majoris M5), winter (Grip 20, Grip 9000 Ice), SUV (Sierra S6), all-terrain light truck (SU-800) and mud-terrain light truck (Mud Digger M/T) tire segments. According to Dale Guerrieri, vice president of marketing, the tire meets “growing consumer demand” for quality Chinese-made product.
The passenger and UHP tire sizes range from 13 through 24 inches. The aspect ratios range from 80 to 30 series.
The light truck tire sizes, including the city SUV tire line, range from 15 through 21 inches. The aspect ratios range from 85 to 35 series.
The Antares Grip 20 studless winter tire is available in 98 sizes ranging from 155/80R13 79T to 265/45R20 108H. There is also a studdable winter tire line. Both lines feature the mountain snowflake symbol.
Horizon offers products that adhere to strict quality control following pundit ISO/TS16949 Standards. They also are certified DOT,CCC, INMETRO, and GCC.
For more information about Antares and Horizon Tire, visit www.horizontire.com. You also can check out the following link:
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.