GREENVILLE, S.C. – Nov. 3, 2009 – Consumers asked, and BFGoodrich Tires answered once again with the addition of six new sizes to its premier light-truck tire, the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A®KO. The sizes added to the line-up were designed to provide coverage for some of the latest pick-up truck fitments in the industry today including the Dodge Ram 3500 Series, Ford F-150 and Super Duty F-250/350 Series as well as the Toyota Tundra.
The additional sizes to the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO tire line will fall within in the LRE category, providing drivers with the additional load carrying capacity. The All-Terrain T/AKO line features 57 fitments ranging in size from 215/75R15 to 325/60R22 with the new fitments ranging from LT 235/80R17 LRE to LT275/70R18 LRE. The new fitments were released nationwide starting Nov. 1.
“These new BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A tire sizes will give consumers more choices with added capability for many of today’s popular light-trucks,” said Joe Mazur, light truck category manager for BFGoodrich Tires. “BFGoodrich Tires continually looks at the current automotive marketplace and rises to the challenge to meet the current consumer need with the nation’s premier all-terrain light-truck tire.”
The BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/AKO tire is the tire that invented the all-terrain category and is known for its excellent off-road performance having been tested in some of the most extreme off-road motorsports competitions over the last 30 years. It boasts a number of unique attributes, such as improved stress distribution, which translates to increased treadlife. High-strength, single-strand bead construction, two full-width steel belts and a Tri-gard three-ply polyester carcass contribute to the All-Terrain T/AKO tire’s legendary strength and durability. Bold distinctive sidewall styling that will transform the appearance of any vehicle.
Using motorsports as a proving ground for more than 30 years, BFGoodrich Tires is involved in every type of racing, including oval, sports car, drifting, drag, desert, dirt, rally (Dakar and WRC) and extreme rock-crawling. BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with vast motorsports experience, delivering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle. Visit BFGoodrich Tires online at www.bfgoodrichtires.com.