General Tire's ALTIMAX RT all-season tire for today’s high-performance sport coupes and sedans

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Remarkable balance of technology and design produces an all-season tire for today’s high-performance sport coupes and sedans.

 

Featuring General Tire’s innovative Quad-Tech technology, the ALTIMAX HP delivers a combination of reliability, comfort, traction and long tread life. This tire also is equipped with a replacement monitor (RTM) which indicates to the consumer when the tire’s tread has worn. The words “replace tire” will appear on the tire to alert the consumer that it is time to visit your local tire dealer.

 

Category:  Broadmarket

 

Available Sizes:  13” – 17” in aspect ratios ranging from 55 to 70.

 

Features & Benefits:  

 

·         This tire features Visual Alignment Indicators (VAI®), which help consumers visually identify tire tracking irregularities so tires can be re-aligned to extend the tread life

·         Acoustic Modulation Sound Technology (AMST), a sound wave suppression technology which substantially reduces road tire noise

·         Twin Cushion Silica Tread Compound, comprised of unique high and low density treads, designed to deliver the ultimate in ride comfort.

 

Speed Rating: T

 

UTQG Treadwear Rating: 

 

Profiles of 185 and lower have a UTQG rating of 440 A A;

Profiles of 195 and above have a UTQG of 600 A A*. (* OWL = B)

 

About General Tire

 

Founded in 1915, General Tire is part of Continental Tire North America, Inc. CTNA, based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, is a company of Germany-based Continental AG. With targeted annual sales of more than €26.4 billion ($40 billion US) for 2008, the Continental Corporation is one of the top automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for the powertrain and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, the corporation contributes towards enhanced driving safety and protection of the global climate. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. Today, the corporation employs approximately 150,000 people at nearly 200 locations in 36 countries.

 

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