Cooper rolls out Zeon Sport A/S

March 2, 2006

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has unveiled the Cooper Zeon Sport A/S ultra-high performance tire.

"The Cooper Zeon Sport A/S gives drivers the dry performance of an ultra-high performance tire," say Cooper officials.

The tire is "specifically designed for serious drivers who demand dry road agility and performance in an ultra-high performance tire with the added convenience of suitability for driving during the winter months."

It contains a new, silica-enhanced tread compound molded into a directional tread design, plus circumferential and transverse grooves for water evacuation.

The W-rated Zeon Sport A/S comes in aspect ratios of 55-, 50-, 45-, and 40-series sizes, and fits 16- through 18-inch wheel diameters.