Automotive Hankook tire test

Published on November 26th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair


Hankook Ventus Prime 3 (K125) now in Malaysia from RM180

Hankook Tire has launched the Ventus Prime 3 (K125) in Malaysia. This ultra-high performance tyre is made for both wet and dry surfaces. In Malaysia, the passenger car variant of the K125 is available for rim sizes between 15 and 18 inches.

The SUV variant of the K125 tyre sits between 18 and 19 inches. Prices START at RM180 per piece for the 15″ tyres.

Here’s the press release with more information.


Hankook Tire, a leading global maker of premium tire recently launched its latest new technologically-innovative tire, the Ventus Prime 3 (K125) in Malaysia. The Ventus Prime 3 (K125) is an ultra high-performance tire for passenger cars and it delivers the perfect balance between performance, comfort and safety. A launch event was held for Hankook Tire Malaysia’s dealers and distributors recently, which also included a test drive session for all to tryout the superior features of Ventus Prime 3 (K125).

Hankook Tire’s Ventus Prime 3 (K125) is a comfortable summer tire for passenger cars that features top-notch driving and braking performance in both wet and dry surfaces, making it highly perfect for drivers in Malaysia. The product’s wide 4 channel grooves provide superior wet performance with great safety.

Hankook tire test

Its new design is also optimized for specific grooves by position, minimizing the trade-off between dry and wet performance. The optimized design technology with enhanced tread block stiffness provides superior handling and braking performance on dry surfaces as well. Moreover, the new main groove positioning technology reduced the pattern noise even after wear. The high grip silica compound allows improved dry and wet traction as well as lower rolling resistance.  

With such remarkable features, the Ventus Prime 3 category of tires has been highly recognized by several world-renowned awards. Acknowledged for its superb braking performance, precise steering behavior, and pleasant ride comfort, the Ventus Prime 3 bagged the first place in the 2018 summer tire test held by Auto Bild, Germany’s leading automobile consumer magazine. It was also awarded the top overall mark “Good” from the German Automobile Club ADAC in the2018 summer tire test. In addition, the Ventus Prime 3 was also awarded at the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016, as a result of its high design quality.  

In 2018, Ventus Prime 3 was also selected as the original equipment tire to the All-New Ford Focus Active and Citroën C3 Aircross.

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