Yokohama Launches BluEarth GT Tyres In 26 Sizes
Published On 05-Oct-2020
BluEarth-GT is a ‘Made In India’ product, manufactured at Yokohama’s Bahadurgarh unit in Haryana.
Yokohama India on Monday launched its latest edition of the BluEarth Series – ‘BluEarth – GT’ in India. Inspired by the Grand Touring concept, GT offers the best of the both – performance and comfort.
According to the tyre maker, BluEarth-GT is a ‘Made In India’ product, manufactured at Yokohama’s Bahadurgarh unit in Haryana.
Nitin Mantri, Chairman Yokohama India said, “At Yokohama we look at the bigger picture that goes beyond pure financials. In 2010, we launched the BluEarth series, aimed at being Environment friendly, Human friendly and Social friendly. GT is the latest addition to this family.
“With significant development in road infrastructure, there has been an increase in demand for better cars which in turn demands higher rim sizes and with the changing landscape, there is also an ever growing need for performance without compromising on comfort – that is where BluEarth-GT comes in.”
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BluEarth-GT car tyre is an asymmetric tread design that incorporates ground-breaking features like Lightening Grooves and Blade Cut Sipes to enhance performance while features like Mound Profile, Dimple Shoulders and higher pitch numbers make the drive luxurious, the company said in a release.
The BlueEarth-GT range will be available in 26 tyre sizes, ranging from 14 to 17 inches. Yokohama says that the tyres will be suitable for premium hatchbacks, midsized and executive sedans as well as compact and midsized SUVs.
The tyre gets triple centre ribs, silica-based compound along with advanced side profile which make it a perfect cruising partner for long drives.