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MT Street Comp: a 'racing' tire for the street

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MT Street Comp: a 'racing' tire for the street

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has launched the Street Comp ultra-high performance tire. The tire utilizes Mickey Thompson’s race tire technology in a street tire.

“The Street Comp was designed with American muscle cars in mind,” says Ken Warner, vice president of sales and marketing. “These cars have higher horsepower and torque, and need a UHP street tire with superior response and ride comfort.

"The Street Comp delivers it all, as well as the ultimate style you’d expect from Mickey Thompson, giving discerning enthusiasts a top-shelf performance product at a competitive price.”

Scheduled for availability in September 2012, the new tire has a UTQG 300 AA A tread wear rating. The tread pattern is designed for "superior" performance and responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions, according to the company.

The Street Comp is available in 18 popular sizes.

17-inch: 245/45R17 95Y, 275/40R17 98W and 235/55R17 99W.

18-inch: 235/40R18 95Y, 225/45R18 95W, 245/40R18 97Y, 275/35R18 99Y, 235/50R18 97W, 245/45R18 96Y, 255/45R18 103W and 275/40R18 99Y. 

19-inch: 245/40R19 98Y, 255/40R19 100Y and 285/35R19 99Y.

20-inch: 255/35R20 97W, 275/35R20 102W, 245/45R20 103Y and 275/40R20 106Y.

Max-Trac Tire Co. Inc., which does business as Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, is a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. For more information on the Mickey Thompson Street Comp, visit

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