Conti Launches Longer Life Heavy Steer Tire - Tire Review Magazine

Conti Launches Longer Life Heavy Steer Tire

Continental Tire North America released the latest improvement to its lineup of heavy truck steer tires, the HSU2.

The HSU2 (Heavy Steer Urban) replaces the HSU model and offers increased tread life through its wider 26/32-inch deep rib design, now with 17% more wear volume than the HSU, which provides high removal miles, CTNA said.

The new tire features a cut and tear-resistant tread compound, Conti’s patented stone ejection system, a sidewall curb rib, Conti’s visual alignment indicator system and an enhanced bead design that enables a 10,000-pound load carrying capacity at 65 mph, the company said.

The new HSU2, produced in CTNA’s Mt. Vernon, Ill. plant, is available in the 315/80R22.5 size. For more information, visit www.continental-truck.com. (Tire Review/Akron)

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