Current Issue

PREMIUM CONTENT FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY

Retail

Kumho showcases new products for 2003

Order Reprints

Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. will be introducing new products and adding sizes to its tire lines throughout 2003.

These include:

* tuner size expansions for its ECSTA Supra 712 line -- 215/35ZR18 (available this month), 215/35ZR19 and 225/35ZR19 (available mid-year);

* new sizes for its ECSTA HP4 716 -- 215/60HR15 (available now), and 225/60HR15, 205/60HR16, 205/65HR16, 215/55HR16 and 215/65HR16 (available in the first quarter);

* new sizes for its Touring A/S 795 -- 215/60R16 and 225/60HR16 (both now available);

* new OE sizes for KIAs -- P225/75R16 798, P245/75R16 798 and 175/65R14 KH14;

* ECSTA STX size expansion -- 305/40VR22 and 305/30VR26;

* a new size P225/70R14 for the Road Venture S/T KL11 line (available in the second quarter);

* new sizes for the Road Venture H/T 824 -- LT195/75R14, LT215/85R16 LRE and LT225/75R16 LRE (all to be available mid-year);

* new sizes for the Road Venture A/T 825 line -- P265/70R17 and P275/60R17 (available mid-year);

* the Road Venture A/T KL41 (with an all-terrain design) will be available in LT and flotation sizes. It has wide circumferential grooves, jointless edge layers, and a cut/chip resistant tread compound. (It replaces the 825 in LT and flotation sizes only, the company notes, and will be manufactured in sizes LT215/85R16 115/112 Q, LT235/85R16 120/116 Q, LT225/75R16 110/107 Q, LT245/75R16 120/116 Q, LT265/75R16 119/116 Q, LT285/75R16 122/119 Q, LT215/75R15 100/97 S, LT235/75R15 104/101 S; 30x9.50R15LT 104 S and 31x10.50R15LT 109 S);

* a mid-year size expansion for the company's Road Venture M/T 834 -- LT265/75R16 LRC and LT285/75R16 LRD (available mid-year);

* ECSTA MX XRP run-flat Corvette sizes 245/45ZR17 and 275/40ZR18 will be available mid-year (see previous www.mtdealer.com item).

Related Articles

ACDelco Celebrates 100 Years, Showcases New Products at AAPEX

Yokohama Showcases Its Products in Style at Tire Cologne

Kumho announces 2002 results, sets 2003 sales goal

You must login or register in order to post a comment.