Hankook Will Supply UHP OE Tires For Lincoln MKX
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.’s premium ultra high performance all season Ventus S1 noble2 in size 245/50R20 has been selected as original equipment for 2016 Lincoln MKX crossover utility vehicle.
Hankook says the Ventus S1 noble2 was developed for drivers seeking a comfortable driving experience. An asymmetric four channel rib design provides efficient water evacuation while an advanced silica rubber compound offers impressive wet and dry handling, braking and lower rolling resistance along with higher durability for increased performance and control.
“The consistent and solid growth of Hankook Tire's increasing presence in OE supply for premium brands such as Lincoln demonstrates the confidence in product quality and leading technologies of our products,” says Seung Hwa Suh, vice chairman and CEO.
“We are pleased with our most recent OE contract for the MKX and look forward to consolidating further partnership with the Lincoln brand going forward, a relationship that began in 2008 with Hankook Tire supplying OE products for Lincoln vehicles.”
The new original equipment agreement marks the fourth OE fitment for Ford’s premium Lincoln brand following previous Hankook fitments for the MKT, MKZ and Navigator.
Through this continued partnership, Hankook says it has been able to position itself worldwide as a global tire brand with superior and cutting-edge tire technology.
Along with its full spectrum of OE supply agreements embracing form SUV to sedans, Hankook Tire continues to expand its premium OE portfolio.
For more information, visit www.hankooktire.com/global.