Hankook Tire was established in 1941 as the Chosun Tire Company. It was renamed Hankook Tire Manufacturing in 1968. The word "Hankook" means Korea, thus translating to Korea Tire Company. Based in Seoul, South Korea, the Hankook Tire & Technology group is the 7th largest tire company in the world. They supply tires as original equipment to various automakers and are actively embracing their role on the global stage.
Proud of their distinction as Korea's first tire company, Hankook is motivated to provide sustainable tire technology that delivers driving satisfaction for its customers. Hankook’s strong global reputation is the result of a commitment to technology and quality that served as a foothold for the company’s growth. For the past 70 years, Hankook has been constantly working to provide the optimal driving experience to drivers around the world.
Hankook’s branded slogan “Driving Emotion” is an expression that embodies everything that the company is about. Elaborately depicting what a driver deserves. A dynamic range of emotions that enable drivers to enjoy driving. This driving enjoyment derives from advanced technology and is the focal point of the satisfaction they hope to deliver to all drivers.
Town Fair Tire offers Hankook Ventus performance, Optimo touring tires and Dynapro light truck tires. In addition to tire lines used as Original Equipment on new vehicles for cars, crossovers, sport utility vehicles and light trucks. Hankook also produces a range of tires for competition vehicles and commercial trucks.
Ventus is the ideal balance of ultra-high performance in an all-season tire. Developed for drivers of sports cars seeking a comfortable driving experience, this blends powerful braking with predictable handling. Wide circumferential Y-shape lateral grooves help direct water through the tire's footprint to resist hydroplaning at high speeds while cornering.
The attractive looking Optimo is one of Hankook's Grand Touring All-Season tires suitable for a variety of car types. The Optimo scored extremely high in customer satisfaction ratings and features better handling, reduced noise levels and superb comfort. The Optimo lines performance satisfies in all aspects including quiet driving, smooth ride, grip, improved fuel economy and snow performance.
For a blend of all-around performance, off-road traction and on-road amenities, the Dynapro range of products have become the new standard for the All-Terrain tire sector. The Dynapro HT combines all-season functionality with highway driving performance. Implementing a smooth and powerful ride for the drivers of sport trucks and SUVs. On the other hand, the Dynapro AT2 is designed to provide durability and versatility in varying surface conditions. A durable, three-ply casing helps resist punctures and damage during off-road use.
Hankook has a spirit for technology, innovation and a commitment for driving culture. Everyone at Hankook is focused on enhancing the relationship between the tires and the driving experience. They aim to maximize the feeling of excitement and strive to push “Driving Emotion” globally. With Hankook tires, feel confident behind the wheel as you are guided by a tire that will deliver quality and performance.
Shop for your Hankook tires at a Town Fair Tire store located in CT, MA, RI, NH, VT, and ME.