Retail

Atturo unveils run-flat HP SUV tire

Posted on May 22, 2014
Atturo says the first shipments of its new AZ850 run-flat high performance SUV tire loaded for shipment to the U.S. the week of May 19.

Atturo says the first shipments of its new AZ850 run-flat high performance SUV tire loaded for shipment to the U.S. the week of May 19.

Atturo Tire Corp. has announced a run-flat high performance tire for SUVs. The company will introduce the AZ850 model at the Reifen 2014 International Trade Fair May 27-30 in Essen, Germany.

The company says the AZ850 is its solution to the increasing power and handling demands of the SUV and crossover vehicle market. The new tire will provide superb traction in both dry and wet conditions. The ride comfort and noise levels are tuned for the luxury driver when the performance needs are on hold, according to Atturo.

Atturo says the AZ850 will be the first private brand tire to bring run-flat technology to the SUV market at an affordable level. The technology was developed jointly with the technical team of Federal Corp. in Taiwan where the AZ850 will be produced for Atturo. 

The tread pattern is an asymmetric design to provide optimal contact area under wet and dry conditions.  The run-flat models are designed to travel up to 50 miles at 50 miles per hour with zero air pressure. 

“Drivers typically replace original run flats with standard tires due to the high cost”, says Atturo’s Asgar Latif.  “We believe this new model will finally provide a true alternative to the expensive original equipment run flat tires.  The AZ850 will even give drivers the opportunity to select a run-flat tire to upgrade from standard tires while keeping the cost within reasonable levels.” 

Atturo says the tires are available for order now.

The initial run-flat AZ850 sizes will include 255/50R19, 285/45R19, 275/40R20 and 315/35R20.

Additional sizes to be launched under the AZ850 pattern will be in 18-, 19-, 21- and-22-inch sizes. 

The AZ850 will be displayed at the Atturo Tire stand at the Reifen show in Essen hall 2, stand 2D42.

For more information, contact Atturo at info@atturo.com.

Related Topics: Atturo Tire Corp., AZ850, run-flat tires

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
News

Judge Declares Overtime Ruling Is 'Unlawful' For Now

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations was published by President Barack Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. The ruling automatically extended overtime pay protections to more than 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.

Tire Pros is urging communities to buy from local retailers on Small Business Saturday. This year's day dedicated to locally owned small businesses is Nov. 26.
News

Tire Pros Supports Small Business Saturday With General Tires Rebate

American Tire Distributors Inc.’s Tire Pros franchise is partnering with Independent We Stand to support Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26. To help drive traffic to member stores, Tire Pros is offering a consumer rebate on General brand passenger and light truck tires. 

News

New Jersey Assembly Helps Define Unsafe Used Tires

The New Jersey Assembly has left no doubt as to its view on unsafe used tires. By a vote of 72-0 on Nov. 21, it unanimously passed legislation to prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and the public.

News

New Date Set for China Tire Show

The organizers of the China International Tire Expo (CITEXPO) have set a new date for the 2017 event: August 21, 22, and 23.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!