JK Tyre & Industries Ltd,
pioneers of radial tyres in India, launched its exclusive range of highly
advanced multi-terrain tyres- Ranger in Panaji, Goa. With the Ranger series, JK
Tyre aims to augment its presence in one of the fastest growing segments in the
Indian auto industry i.e. the Sports Utility Vehicle segment. JK Tyre will
export the new range of tyres to its international markets.
JK Tyre’s Ranger Series is
designed to upgrade the overall driving experience of SUVs in India. Superior
Dual Tread Compound, in Ranger Series, provides maximum grip & control, to
match the power and size of these vehicles. Ranger tyres will be available in
two specialised applications, Ranger A/T -for all-terrain performance and
Ranger H/T - for tarmac application. The tyres come in 10 sizes and therefore
work best with a variety of SUVs available in the Indian market, viz., Audi
Q-series, Land Rover Freelander, Fortuner, Nissan X-trail, Terrano, Pajero,
EcoSport, Duster, and many more.
Vivek Kamra, President – India
Operations, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd said, “Technology & R&D have
been the driving forces at JK Tyre. Aspiring to augment our presence in each
and every product segment, Ranger Series is yet another marvel from our state
of the art R&D facilities.” He also added, “Being a customer centric
company, this product reiterates our commitment to identify new and emerging
customer needs and proactively introduce technologically advanced products to
keep pace with changing market scenario.”
Ranger Series has been
rigorously tested globally by the company’s professional race drivers on
various terrains and has been assessed as best in class in handling, grip and
braking. JK Ranger AT Series stops within 4 seconds; be it dry road or wet road
(Dry road 100 to 0 kmph in less than 4 seconds and for wet roads 80 to 0 kmph
in less than 4 seconds).
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