Hankook Tire's luxury premium summer UHP (Ultra High Performance) tire Ventus S1 evo was ranked first out of ten global tire brands by the German top automotive magazine Auto Motor Und Sport (Publication date ar.11.2010/Issue no.7). The publication reviewed UHP tires by testing their performances in handling, braking, driving safety, comfort, etc. Hankook's flagship tire showed top-of-the-line performance in all relevant test criterions including the best marks for wet/dry braking, with a wide win margin demonstrated from the Ventus S1 evo versus its closest rival, in second place. The size tested was 245/45R17, driven on a Mercedes Benz E-Class vehicle.
Gute Fahrt's also rated "Very Good" for Hankook's Ventus S1 evo on its annual summer tire test, issued in March 2010.
The VW and Audi specialized magazine highly recommended Hankook's high-end wide-base tire
for its best "braking on wet" relevant to safety, and excellent directional stability in dry surface as well.
Also, the tire received the highest possible recommendation for noise, comfort, wet/dry handling,
and convinced with good marks in the ecological relevant topic rolling resistance as well.
Participants of the testing were 10 products in the dimension 205/55R16 V/W on a VW Golf 2.0 TDI.