Continental low profile tires

Tires and wheels | January 19, 2012

The Continental HSL2 Eco Plus and HDL2 Eco Plus truck tires offer additional carrying capacity with low profiles, with treads engineered for long wear and low rolling resistance, the company says. Both are 3 inches shorter than the 275/80R22.5 sizes, but each has 1,215 more pounds of carrying capacity, the company says. The HDL2 Eco Plus features a tread design with an arrow-shaped directional pattern, and the HSL2 Eco Plus tire has wide shoulder ribs and narrow tread grooves.

Continental Tire

www.continentaltire.com

(704) 583-8564

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