Kumho’s latest high-performance offering, the ECSTA HS51, was awarded a ‘Recommended’ rating in the recent test by the highly regarded German consumer magazine, ACE Lenkrad. And, according to company representatives, it was the racetrack as much as the test track that led to this result.
The HS51 won plaudits for its ‘strong wet road performance’, having scored the highest marks of all 12 tyres on test when it came to the event’s aquaplaning and wet braking challenges. Ultimately, the Kumho HS51 was only beaten overall by products from Goodyear, Continental, Dunlop and Pirelli.
The Ecsta HS51 is the replacement for the much vaunted Kumho Ecsta KH31 and is avaliable for 15 to 18 inch rims, in widths from 185 to 245mm, and V and W speed ratings.