|Tire Buyer's Guide - 2011|
Hankook Ventus H437
Designed for those with a passion for performance from their vehicles, the Ventus V2 Concept’s directional tread pattern and compound provide excellent handling, allseason traction and extended tread life. The innovative ‘Twister System’ 3D Wave Pattern Channel forcibly removes water from the tread contact patch for improved driving in wet conditions and greater control. Made in Korea, this tire is has a UTQG rating of 500-AA-A and available in 40-55 series.
Kumho KU39 ECSTA LE Sport
For dynamic handling in all conditions the KU39 is designed for maximum high speed stability (Y-Rated). With enhanced dynamic performance and braking in wet conditions the KU39 offers a controlled ride and refinement. The secure handling stability at high speed provides enhanced contact pressure distribution. With great wear characteristics, the KU39 is one of the leaders in extended and even wear.
The NT05 is a maximum performance tire that was developed using advanced computer simulation and extensive on-track testing. These development methods along with rigorous quality standards helped produce a street tire that provides precise and responsive handling and performance. The result is an aggressive tread pattern that produces extreme grip for cornering, braking and acceleration.