Audi has chosen a trio of Hankook tyre models for its newest crossover SUV. In Europe, the Audi Q8 can roll out of the factory on Hankook Ventus S1 evo 3 SUV tyres in size 285/45 R21 113 Y XL. Customers specifying a factory-fitted winter tyre can select the Winter i*cept evo 2 SUV in 285/45 R21 113 V XL.
In North America, the Audi Q8 will wear the Hankook Dynapro HP 2 Plus. Original equipment sizes are: 275/50 R20 113H X, 285/45 R21 113H XL and 285/40 R22 110H XL. Hankook Tire says further dimensions will follow.
“We are very pleased that our products have again been selected for a new Audi model”, says Han-Jun Kim, president of Hankook Tire Europe. “Even as a long-standing supplier to Audi, it is an honour to have been named original equipment supplier for the top-model of the Q-Series. In addition, we are proud that we will supply the full range of our treads for the Q8 to various markets”.