Consumer Tires

Cooper Adds Solarus to the Starfire Line

Posted on July 12, 2018
Cooper's new Starfire Solarus AS has a 50,000-mile tread wear warranty.
Cooper's new Starfire Solarus AS has a 50,000-mile tread wear warranty.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s new Starfire Solarus AS is designed to provide all-season performance for passenger cars and crossover vehicles at a value price.

The new Solarus AS replaces the Starfire SF340 and the Starfire RS-C 2.0.

The company says the Solarus AS offers an enhanced tread compound and tread profile for all-season traction. The tire is designed to provide a smooth ride with controlled handling, and features deep, lateral shoulder grooves to ensure excellent traction throughout the life of the tire. Carefully placed sipes provide biting edges in wet, dry and winter conditions.

The new tire reduces overlap in speed ratings within the Starfire line and offers more vehicle fitments than its predecessors.

“The product size offerings of the Starfire SF340 and RS-C 2.0 covered 65% of the market, but the new Starfire Solarus AS is available in sizes covering 81% of the passenger touring market. This tire also features an upgraded 50,000-mile warranty,” says Scott Jamieson, Cooper’s director of product management.

The Starfire Solarus AS will be available in 52 sizes this year.

For more information, visit www.coopertire.com.

Related Topics: all-season tires, Cooper Tire, passenger tires, retail, Starfire Solaris AS, suppliers

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
"Sumitomo Rubber is not aware of any U.S. tire manufacturers advocating for the imposition of tariffs under Section 232," said Smallwood.
News Tariffs on Auto Parts Will Be Harmful, Says Sumitomo's Smallwood

The United States Department of Commerce hosted a government hearing on the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Automobiles and Automotive Parts on Thursday, July 19, 2018. One tire industry executive made sure his voice was heard.

The new OTC bead breaking tool set includes a locking plier and a pry tool designed to quickly and easily break the bead.
Product Bosch Releases Bead Breaking Tool Set

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced the OTC 5726 Bead Breaking tool set to break down automotive, motorcycle, ATV and small garden tractor tires.

News Hunter Unveils a Touchless Alignment Inspection System

Hunter Engineering Co. has released Quick Check Drive, a touchless alignment inspection system that provides instant alignment readings and requires no human involvement. 

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!