Yokohama’s ultrawide-base drive tires

Tires and wheels | March 13, 2014

Yokohama 902L longhaul regional ultrawide-base drive tireYokohama’s 902L long-haul/regional ultrawide-base drive tire, available in size 445/50R22.5, is designed for added traction and high mileage, with a 27/32-inch tread depth built for extreme driving conditions such as snow and ice. The tire features an advanced rubber compound that helps lower rolling resistance and reduce heat buildup, and seven circumferential grooves engineered to enhance lateral stability and create long wear with an even footprint.

The company’s 709L on-highway ultrawide-base drive tire, available in size 445/50R22.5, features a 24/32-inch tread depth and seven serpentine grooves that help decrease tread block movement for added stability, lower rolling resistance and increased fuel efficiency; and double Z blocks that help increase rigidity to prevent heel-toe wear for a long- and even-lasting tire life while increasing wet and snow traction.

Yokohama Tire Corp., www.yokohamatire.com

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