Prometeon launches Pirelli R89 Series tires

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Pirelli R89 tirePrometeon Tyre Group Commercial Solutions is bringing Pirelli-branded R89 Series tires to North America — supporting regional applications.

The lineup includes drive tires with open or closed shoulders, as well as steer steer tires, and it will be available in a wide range of sizes by the end of the year to support different vocational segments.

Key features of the R89 Series tires are said to include high mileage and even wear, improved fuel efficiency thanks to a tread compound that withstands high scrub conditions, and high retreadability using Pirelli’s patented Spiral Advanced Technology for Truck (SATT) combined with Hexa Bead Wire.

The R89 will be available in sizes: 11R22.5 LR G, H; 295/75R22.5 LR H; 225/70R19.5 LR G; 245/70 R19.5 LR H; 265/70 R19.5 LR H; 315/80 R22.5 LR L; 275/70 R22.5 LR J; and 285/75 R24.5 LR H.

The open shoulder drive tires will come in 11R22.5 LR H; 295/75R22.5 LR H; 225/70R19.5 LR G; 245/70 R19.5 LR H; 265/70 R19.5 LR H; and 315/80 R22.5 LR L.

The closed-shoulder drive tires will come in 11R22.5 LR H; 295/75R22.5 LR H; and 285/75 R24.5 LR H.

Rounding out the line up are trailer tires in 215/75 R17.5 LR H; 235/75 R17.5 LR J; and 245/75 R17.5 LR J.

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John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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