BFGoodrich introduces new SUV and Off-road tyre for Malaysian market
BFGoodrich is bringing exciting and pleasurable driving experience with the new on-road BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV tyres and the new off-road BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A® KO2 tyres.
“BFGoodrich is once again demonstrating the innovative cutting edge that makes the company a well-recognised brand in the tyre industry with the launch of the new BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV tyres and the new BFGoodrich All -Terrain T/A® KO2 tyre. These tyres are dedicated to make your daily commute and weekend getaways an unconditional pleasure,” said Chandan Thakur, Managing Director of Michelin Malaysia, distributor of the BFGoodrich tyres in Malaysia.
Offering an upgraded grip and a smooth, long lasting ride, the new on-road BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® range delivers a pleasant everyday ride at an equally reasonable price. Best suited for city and urban driving, the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® range is developed for the drivers of sedan and sport utility vehicle.
BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV are tyres with proven performance, value and will ensure drivers to be in control, in any weather or demanding road conditions.
The tyres respond to drivers’ every command thanks to enhanced symmetric tread design with rigid tread blocks and shoulder, as well as “jagged” grooves for an excellent handling and control, leading to an exciting and pleasurable drive.
Drivers will also feel undeterred to experience a great drive in any weather conditions, as the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV’s large tread block with deep wide longitudinal, latitudinal grooves and sipes will ensure great braking in both wet and dry. Built with a strong structure of multiple plies and reinforced at shoulder as well as bead area, the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV are “tough” for any drivers who loves to make their own way through any challenging road conditions.
The other new innovative tyre, BFGoodrich All -Terrain T/A® KO2 is designed as a tyre that will pose no boundaries for drivers taking on a new world of adventures.
Engineered from BFGoodrich’s incomparable championship off-road motorsports racing technology, the KO2 delivers exceptional toughness, tread life and traction for traversing the harshest conditions, including gravel, dirt, rock and mud. The new KO2 provides consumers the confidence to take on the toughest challenges for work or play.
Building on BFGoodrich’s long heritage as an innovative all-terrain tyre maker, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A® KO2 tyre is the first consumer tyre to incorporate the company’s race-proven and race-winning CoreGard™ technology that gives it unmatched toughness against sidewall splitting. Compared to the already formidable current KO tyre, the new KO2 is 20 percent stronger in this critical off-road performance area.
The rugged KO2 is also durable, lasting twice as long on gravel roads and 15 percent longer on asphalt, allowing off-road enthusiasts to extend their adventures and working professionals to get more use out of the tyre.
In addition, the KO2 improves its already legendary tradition of all-terrain performance with 10 percent greater traction in the mud compared to the previous-generation KO tyre.
BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® Drive and T/A® SUV tyres are available in Malaysia in popular sizes from 13 to 18 inches starting from March 2016. While the BFGoodrich All -Terrain T/A® KO2 tyre are already available since January 2016 in sizes 15 to 18 inches.
While the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Drive and T/A SUV road tyres are priced from RM100 per piece (13-inch), the All-Terrain T/A KO2 is priced from RM1,000 per piece.