Hankook Tyres set for BMW 3-Series

17th April 2012

Hankook Tire has taken a huge leap forward in the western automobile market after it was announced that its new tyres are set to come as standard with the new BMW 3-Series.

According to reports, the Korean compound manufacturer has agreed a deal to be one of the original equipment suppliers for the new BMW 3-Series.

The premium car manufacturer's new model is set to be equipped with the special high-performance Ventus S1 evo compounds.

These new Hankook tyres will be fitted in a standard 205/60 R 16 W with more versions of the popular compound set to be rolled out at a later date.

Hankook Tire's head of their European Technology Centre Stefan Fischer explained the choice behind the compounds.

"With the new Ventus S1 evo² we consistently applied Kontrol Technology to develop a modern high-performance tyre which plays in the top league in terms of driving dynamics, safety and environmental considerations," he said.

The BMW 3-Series is the third model produced by BMW to feature Hankook tyres.

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