NEU-ISENBURG, Germany (Dec. 1, 2016) — Audi A.G. has selected Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.'s flagship tire — the Ventus S1 evo2 SUV — as the 22-inch rim diameter OE fitment for its Q7 SUV models.
The contract covers models being sold in Europe, the U.S. and Canada as well as some regions of the Middle East, Hankook said, and includes the latest addition to the Q7 lineup, the SQ7 TDI turbo-diesel version. The fitment size is 285/35 R 22 106 Y XL.
The four-door, lift-back SUV is Audi's largest vehicle, offering seating for up to seven passengers and a towing capacity of 7,700 pounds.
The tire features Hankook's noise-reducing Silent Technology, which uses a sound-absorbing polyurethane foam sheet bonded to the inside of the tire.