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Kumho launches new mud-terrain offering for 4x4s

Kumho’s Road Venture MT51 is its latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles. It has very deliberately been designed to fit below the company’s extreme off-road pattern, the well-established Road Venture MT KL71, and therefore combines great off-road capability with a very impressive level of on-road performance; not least first class braking on both gravel and

Kumho enhances 4×4 tyre range

Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51

Marty conquers Donegal on Kumhos

Marty McCormack with navigator David Moynihan took an emphatic win at the Donegal Forestry Rally 2017, round three of the Irish Forestry Rally Championship. This vaults the TigerRisk Škoda Fabia R5 to the joint fourth in the championship standings with three rounds to go. Following on from a fine third overall at the British Rally

Kumho offers advice on Summer tyre care

Although we are not always the luckiest with our Summer weather in the UK and Ireland, it is still important to keep an eye on your tyres during the warmer weather. Last year, temperatures hit a whopping 33.5 degrees Celsius. And although few and far between, if you walked bare feet on the tarmac on

Doublestar eyes Kumho stake

China’s Qingdao Doublestar Co. is poised to purchase a 42 per cent stake in the South Korean tyre maker, Kumho in a deal reported to be worth $830 million. The deal could help turn Doublestar into China’s largest tyre make. However, the deal could be scuppered by Kumho Tires’ chairman, Park Sam-koo who is putting

Kumho boasts increased sales and key new products

Kumho continues to reap the benefit of its return to the truck tyre market and is achieving rapidly growing sales courtesy of some very well accepted new products. KRS50 The extra-load, Euro 6 compliant KRS50 regional steer pattern became available in 295/80 size last year and, according to the man spearheading the company’s CV tyre

Kumho memorable success on Galway Rally

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars

Kumho exceeds Galway International Rally expectations

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations by equipping not only the outright winning WRC Subaru of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy, and the Ford Fiesta of new signings Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble that annexed the all-important R5 class, but cars

Kumho Ecsta Le Sport KU39 now available

Now available on the UK and Ireland market, the eagerly-awaited PS91 is Kumho’s optimum high-performance road product, sitting above the ever-popular Ecsta Le Sport KU39. Squarely aimed at supercars and such ultra-quick passenger saloons as BMW M cars, Mercedes-Benz AMG models and Audi RS ones, the entire range is Y or (Y) rated and offered

KC53 tyres designed for large commercial vans

Kumho’s recently introduced KC53 tyre is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and is gradually superseding the long-serving 857 in popular 15” and 16” sizes. The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in

KC53 tyres designed for large commercial vans

Kumho’s recently introduced KC53 tyre is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and is gradually superseding the long-serving 857 in popular 15” and 16” sizes. The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in