Ranger 75: light truck, on-/off-road radial. Features: designed to maintain the appearance of a 4x4 tire, with its off-road grip and self-cleaning characteristics, while performing more like a passenger tire on the road, with improved comfort, less noise and better wet handling; S speed rating; open tread pattern for increased durability.
Sizes: 225/75R15 and 235/75R15; 255/75R15 due soon.
Radial All-Terrain T/A and Radial Mud-Terrain T/A: light truck radials.
New size: LT325/60R15, load range C (equivalent to 31x12.50R15LT), for a total of 18 sizes in each of the lines.
The new size offers owners of full-size pickups and sport utility vehicles the opportunity for customizing their vehicles without having to make major modifications, the company said.
ContiTouringContact CH 95: passenger, all-season, high-performance radial.
Features: H speed rating; ``EcoPlus'' compounding technology in the tread reduces rolling resistance without sacrificing traction; two-ply, high-strength steel belt.
Sizes: 195/65R15 91H currently available; several more sizes to be introduced by mid-1995.
Dynamic HT: light truck, on-highway radial.
Features: designed primarily for recreational vehicles and sport utility vehicles; RH01 tread pattern with computer-designed small blocks for improved wet traction; unique casing profile for smooth, quiet ride; Q or S speed rating, depending on size.
Sizes: LT235/85R16 available; range of LT-metric and flotation sizes to be added.
Mileage Plus: passenger, all-season radial.
Features: S speed rating; uniform tread block stiffness and high-mileage tread compound for long life (Hankook said this is the highest mileage passenger tire it has produced); four straight, circumferential grooves and wide lateral grooves for drainage; lateral sipes in tread blocks for all-season grip; high-tensile bead filler for improved handling.
Sizes: to be available by year-end in a range of 70-, 75- and 80-series sizes.
XM+S Alpin: passenger, winter tire.
Features: heavily siped and grooved tread design with ele-ments engineered to keep noise to a minimum; Y-shaped sipes branch into two after tire is about 30-percent worn, doubling the number of biting edges and keeping the tread blocks supple for improved snow traction (see illustration); open circumferential and lateral grooves for evacuation of water and slush; new tread compound keeps tread pliable in severe cold, yet stands up to the heat generated on dry roads at high speeds; Q speed rating.
Sizes: ten 80-, 70-, 65- and 60-series sizes, from 155/80R13 to 205/60R15.
AVS S/T: light truck, high-performance radial.
Features: H or V speed rating; UTQG ratings-320 treadwear, A traction; aggressive, unidirectional tread pattern with a low void ratio for improved performance; nylon belt covers for more even wear and nylon bead chafers to reduce internal friction.
Sizes: 265/70HR16, 275/60VR17, 255/50VR17, 265/60VR17 and 285/60VR17.
Designed for 16- and 17-inch wheels, the AVS S/T is ideal for plus-one fitments, Yokohama said.