HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. has added three limited-edition passenger car and bus tires to its product portfolio as part of its official sponsorship of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The side walls of the ContiPowerContact and ContiMaxContact MC 5 passenger car summer tires feature stylized soccer balls and the FIFA World Cup logo, while the ContiGol Urbano bus tire has a color vulcanized Continental logo.
The ContiPowerContact special edition has been available in Latin America since 2013. It was developed specifically for the Latin American market and is manufactured in Bahia, Brazil.
The ContiMaxContact MC 5 is produced at its tire plant in Hefei, China, in 49 sizes for rims measuring 13, 14, 15, and 16 inches, with approved speeds of between 118 and 149 miles per hour.
The ContiGol Urbano premium bus tire was designed specifically for the challenges posed by city traffic in Brazil, such as stopping frequently and changing speed.
It is also produced at the tire plant in Camaçari in sizes 295/80 R 22.5 and 275/80 R 22.5 and is sold in Brazil, Ecuador, Columbia, and Venezuela.