Next-level tire designed for growing luxury SUV/crossover market

Yokohama Tire Rolls Out New GEOLANDAR X-CV™

SANTA ANA, CA – (Apr. 1, 2019) – For luxury SUV and crossover owners, there hasn’t been a lot of choices for replacement tires…until now. Yokohama Tire’s new GEOLANDAR X-CV™ fills the need with 23 W-speed-rated sizes, covering nearly all 18- to 20-inch luxury SUV/crossover fitments.  The tire is now on sale in the U.S.
 
“The X-CV is definitely luxury meets performance,” said Bob Abram, Yokohama’s senior manager of product planning.  “It’s specifically engineered for luxury SUVs and crossovers, and is built for long-lasting, powerful all-season traction and braking.”
 
Benefits of the GEOLANDAR X-CV include:
 
-- Powerful braking is insured with an asymmetric tread pattern that is coupled with 2D and 3D sipes for reliable, short-stopping distance in wet and wintery conditions.
 
-- Long-lasting treadlife is achieved via a wide, flat construction profile that provides a rectangular contact patch that evenly distributes stresses for long, even wear.
 
-- Precise handling comes from the reinforced shoulder and two centers rib that enhance stability and dry handling.
 
-- A hush-quiet ride is accomplished by a staggered tread pattern in a five-block sequence which reduces pattern and road noise.
 
About Yokohama Tire Corporation
Celebrating its 50th year in the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications. For more information on Yokohama’s broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com, www.yokohamatruck.com or www.yokohamaotr.com.

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