OptiGreen Series super wide drive tire

Tires and wheels | November 16, 2012

CMA/Double Coin’s OptiGreen Series FD425 super-wide ultra-premium fuel- and weight-efficient drive tire is the fifth addition to the company’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Verified Technology fuel-efficient OptiGreen Series.

The FD425 features advanced tread compounds, a wider low-profile design for low rolling resistance and weight savings for greater mileage. The FD425 is available now in a 445/50R22.5 size and has a maximum carrying capacity of 10,200 pounds.

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