SEOUL, South Korea (April 16, 2012)—Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. will supply its high-performance Ventus S1 evo² as original equipment on the BMW 3-Series vehicle.
The tire, in size 205/60 R16W, will be standard equipment on the BMW 3 series versions 316d to 320d and 316i to 320i ex works.
The 3-Series is the third BMW model fitted with Hankook tires.
Hankook's Ventus S1 evo², introduced this spring, touts its driving comfort, low rolling resistance and significant reduction in weight, according to the tire maker.
The tire was developed and tested at Hankook's European Technology Centre in Langenhagent, Germany. All tires for the BMW Group are manufactured at Hankook's main plant in Geumsan, South Korea.