Hankook tire

Hankook History 

The Hankook Tire & Technology Group simply known as Hankook is a South Korean tire company. The Korean brand was established by Jae Hun Chung. The word "Hankook" literally means Korea. 

According to annual sales, the Hankook Tire & Technology Group is the 7th largest tire manufacturer in the world. The Korean brand has its headquarters in Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, South Korea. Hankook has manufacturing facilities in South Korea, China, Hungary, Indonesia, but also in the United States. 

Some notable facts about Hankook are: 

  • Korean company signed with Farnbarcher Racing to race a Ferrari F430 GT in the 2009 Le Mans Series season.   

  • Hankook supplied UHP tires from 2007 until 2009 for IMSA Prototype Lites, a support series for the American Le Mans Series.   

  • Nowadays, Hankook is the official tire partner for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.  

  • Hankook sponsored Formula Drift driver Chris Forsberg.  

  • Korean brand aims that it will replace Michelin to supply tires to Formula E starting in 2022.  

Most popular Hankook tires 

The most popular Hankook tires are the following all-season models like Ventus S1 noble2, Ventus V2 concept2, and Kinergy ST. These tires are one of the best-selling and wanted products from the Hankook lineup. 

The Korean brand has also a large range of tires for trucks and buses. The most highlighted models are Smart Work DM11, AH32, and e-cube TL10. These models are designed to offer the best traction on dry, wet, even on snow covered surfaces. Due to the latest technologies used by Hankook engineers, the tires become an environment friendly product with high fuel-efficiency. 

When we talk about Hankook success, with no doubt we should mention the following technologies: 

  • Optimized Contact Patch (OCP), a design system that uses computer simulation to analyze the contact point between the road and tire. 

  • Using Vibration Control Technology, the ride becomes quieter and more comfortable. 

  • Hankook uses the Innovative Mixing System with the purpose to increase fuel-efficiency, thus offering an environment friendly product.

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10.00R20 H DH15R


10.00R20 H TT AH11


10.00R20 H TT AM06


10.00R20 H TT DH05


10.00R20 H TT DH05K


10.00R20 H TT DM04


10.00R20 H TT DM04


10.00R20 J TT AM06


10.00R20 Z59


1000R20 H AL02


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