Kumho has been growing its OE commitments to the world’s major manufacturers for many years now and its partnership with Daimler AG dates back to 2007. Now this already very fruitful liaison has been expanded to include the recently revised Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The tyre in question is the Kumho Solus KL21 in size 265/60 R18
Mattias Adielsson has clinched the R2 class of the hotly-contested Swedish Rally Championship in his Kumho-shod Peugeot 208, with one round of the series still to run. Mattias and co-driver Christoffer Bäck were sufficiently far in the lead of the competition at the start of the recent East Sweden event that they only really needed
Marty McCormack and Phil Clarke slid their Kumho-shod MKII Escort to a fourth consecutive victory on September 8’s Red Kite Historic Stages event, thereby clinching the inaugural West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship with one round still to run.
Breaking the lap record round BBC Top Gear’s test track at Dunsfold, Surrey has become a preoccupation of supercar manufacturers the world over. However, far from being a heavily-funded global producer, the latest contender was the diminutive UK-based Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), whose innovative 285bhp Mono recently circulated in just 1 minute 14.3 seconds, thereby
The 2013 rally season is still young, but Kumho is already making its mark on the UK championships. For example, Alex Allingham’s ex-Prodrive Subaru Impreza N10 that took outright honours on March 3’s Rally Marketing Mid-Wales Stages event, did so on Kumho gravel tyres. The rally was the first occasion on which Stalybridge-based Allingham and
Kumho Tyres has appointed Kings Road Tyres (Ireland) Ltd as distributor of its Marshal brand in Ireland. Marshal joins KRT’s premier brand Kumho and offers a similar level of quality and performance at a very competitive price.
The ‘big freeze’ of 2011 was a wake-up call for most of Ireland’s motorists who, after decades of relatively mild winters, had grown accustomed to running ‘summer’ rubber all the year round. They learnt the hard way that the traction and braking performance of such tyres falls away exponentially at anything below 7 deg C
Kumho Tyre UK is to appoint a new Sales Director for the UK and Ireland, following the departure of Matt Smith who had most ably filled that role for the last seven years. Members of senior management will take over his responsibilities until a successor is in place.
With difficult and unpredictable weather conditions throughout, Kumho tyres played a pivotal role in Garry Jennings’s dominant victory on the Topaz Donegal International Rally last weekend (June 15-17).