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Ford Focus Active to be fitted with Hankook Ventus Prime 3 tyre

Ford Focus Active to be fitted with Hankook Ventus Prime 3 tyre

Hankook Tire will start providing original equipment tyres to the All-New Ford Focus Active. The tyre that will be fitted is Hankook Ventus Prime 3, an ultra-high performance tyre with the perfect balance between performance, comfort and safety. The tyre shows excellent driving and braking performance in wet and dry surfaces. With
its wide 4 channel grooves, rapid drainage occurs that provides superior wet performance. New technologies such as the compounding technology have been applied, making use of a high-grip silica tread compound that provides improved wet braking.

The tyre has been awarded “Good”, the top mark, from German Automobile Club ADAC in 2018 product test as well as placed first out of 51 competitors in the 2018 tire test conducted by Auto Bild. While this proves the great performance of the tyre, it does not lose its beauty, being awarded the 2016 Red Dot Design Concept in product design.

The Ventus Prime 3 will be available on the All-New Ford Focus Active starting this month in sizes 215/50R18V and 215/55R17V. As for Focus Active, its design is rugged and versatile, inspired from SUVs and the features incorporate an array of smart technologies including selectable drive modes. The Ventus Prime 3, with its larger size, is expected to make the vehicle more stable, increasing performance in albyrrains.
“The Ventus Prime 3, a fruit of our fine engineers and countless members, has been recognized by many
for its great performance and now by Ford Motor Company,” said Hyun Jun Cho, Head of OE Division,
“Hankook Tire is extremely proud to have been chosen as the original equipment supplier of Ford Motor
Company again, our long-term partner.”
Hankook Tire started supplying original equipment tires to Ford Motor Company from 1999 and now models ranging from Ford Fiesta and Explorer to Mustang are fitted with Hankook Tire’s products.

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