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Kumho

Kumho Ecsta Le Sport KU39

285/35 R18 101Y XL DOT2017

Kumho - Tire producer from Korea,especially high profile tires

Tyre size
285/35 R18 101Y XL DOT2017 
Stock Level
at the moment, this product is not in stock
Type of Tyre
So Summer tyres
Speed Index
Y: Approved  up to 300 km/h
Item No.
GI-R-420511GA
DEX
Client reviews rating
(54)
at the moment, this product is not in stock
Free shipping*
2 - 5 working days delivery time**
30 days return policy
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Asymmetric ultra high performance tyre designed for Europe's top car marques. The Y speed rated KU39's key features are its enhanced performance, braking in wet conditions and controlled ride and refinement.

  • High grip tread compound ensures maximum traction and braking performance
  • Specially designed casing provides impressive high speed stability
 EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.

Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.

The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.

With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.

Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.

Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.

Ecsta Le Sport KU39 tyre review

Average based on 602 test results
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Kilometers driven 10,624

10.04.2019 from michael cooper
these tyres are perfect for my type of driving and are excellent value for money

29.09.2015 from Phil Hunt
Superb value for money. Outperform run flats in every respect, especially comfort.

07.09.2015 from Wayne
This tyre was chosen for the rear, a 225/45 was fitted to the front. Being lowered on eibach suspension and on aftermarket wheels this tyre set up brought back the progressive feel of the standard car as well as the ride comfort. Wheels are 8.5 front and 9.5 rears.

07.09.2015 from Wayne
This tyre was chosen for the rear, a 225/45 was fitted to the front. Being lowered on eibach suspension and on aftermarket wheels this tyre set up brought back the progressive feel of the standard car as well as the ride comfort. Wheels are 8.5 front and 9.5 rears.

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