ALTIMAX HP All Season / Performance Tires (15489350000) by General® . 215/55R16, Speed Index 149 mph, Tire Weight 23 lbs. Smarter tire for today's smarter driver. Designed with quad-tech smart tire technology for exceptional tread. Featuring General Tire's innovative Quad-Tech technology, the AltiMAX HP delivers a combination of reliability, comfort, traction and long tread life. This tire also is equipped with a replacement monitor (RTM) which indicates to the consumer when the tire's tread has worn. The words "replace tire" will appear on the tire to alert the consumer that it is time to visit your tire dealer.
- Smart contour reacts to differing road conditions to maintain contact with road surface
- Extends the life of the tire by visually identifying vehicle misalignment
- Unique stamp that visually indicates need for tire replacement
- Sound wave suppression technology that works to reduce road tire noise
- High and low density tread delivers the extraordinary ride comfort
For more than 90 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs. After several first places in light truck racing, General Tire was being named "Official Tire of Off-Road World Series" and "Official Tire of MB Motorsports Off-Road Truck Racing and FreestyleMx.com World" in 2008. In April 2009, General Tire partnered with Universal Pictures to become the official tire for the ultimate chapter of the franchise built on speed - "Fast & Furious". In today's market the General Tire products are best known for providing tough, durable and high-value tires on passenger cars, pickup trucks and commercial vehicles.
Founded in 1915, General Tire is part of Continental Tire North America, Inc. CTNA, based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, is a company of Germany-based Continental AG. With targeted annual sales of more than €26.4 billion ($40 billion US) for 2008, the Continental Corporation is one of the top automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for the powertrain and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, the corporation contributes towards enhanced driving safety and protection of the global climate. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. Today, the corporation employs approximately 150,000 people at nearly 200 locations in 36 countries.