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Hankook Ventus S1 Evo Z K129

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Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • Available Sizes in Line: 15
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • MINI Cooper F55/F56 Facelift II [2021 .. 2023]
    • • Porsche Panamera II (971) Facelift [2020 .. 2023]
    • • BMW X3 M F97 [2019 .. 2021]
    • • BMW X4 M F98 [2019 .. 2021]
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Hankook Ventus S1 Evo Z K129



Manufacturer's description

Maximum performance with proven motorsport technology.

  • Maximum braking performance
  • Impressive handling and steering control
  • Optimum stable performance during powerful acceleration

Structure:

  • Tread Compound (This is a new compound based on motorsport tyre development technology. It helps the tyre's rubber particles to easily penetrate the road surface in high temperature conditions for maximum handling and braking performance);
  • Aramid Hybrid Reinforcement Belt (The tyre strength has been increased to respond to a high level of initial output and powerful initial acceleration);
  • Folded Belt Edge Tape (The strength of the belt has been enhanced to improve durability);
  • Application of High Strength Steel Belt Wire (Using high-strength belts that perfectly absorb external shock, improving the durability of the tyre and riding comfort);
  • Dual Layer Fibre Stiffener (With the dual structure of the carcass fibre stiffener, the tyre hardness and strength is structurally durable);
  • Strong Jointless Bead Wire (By increasing the binding force between the wheel and the joint, even thoroughout high initial acceleration, the tyre will always be attached to the wheel);
  • Bead Packing (Ventus S1 evo Z is equipped with a bead packing structure to improve the sidewall stiffness and durability of the tyre. It helps to increase stability and performance during high acceleration).

Notable Features

Hankook Ventus S1 evo Z K129 is UUHP asymmetric summer tire, designed to be fitted on powerful sports cars that need reliable cornering grip. This tire ensures confident driving in dry and wet road conditions, as well as sporty handling response, combined with superior road holding ability, resistance to wear, and heavy-duty performance. Ventus S1 evo Z K129 The first information about Hankook Ventus S1 evo Z K129 popped up at the close of 2020, when the manufacturer announced that a contract had been signed for supplying these tires as original equipment for the limited-edition MINI John Cooper Works GP. For all intents and purposes, this initial information hinted that the Ventus S1 evo Z model would remain the OE development for deluxe-class sports cars. However, less than six months later, it was announced that the K129 tire was launched into mass production and was expected in the European aftermarket as early as the second half of 2021. Dry / Wet Performance The asymmetric tread pattern and the large contact patch maximize the cornering performance of Ventus S1 evo Z, notes our technical expert. The engineers paid particular attention to the shoulder section of the outer part of the tread, since the greatest lateral load falls on it. The dual tread blocks and wide lateral grooves improve the maneuverability and speed up evacuation of water from the contact area. Wide Circumferential Grooves Optimization of the width and the number of circumferential grooves made it possible to increase the contact surface, and, consequently, the efficiency of the drainage system on rainy days. The optimum tread-to-void ratio and the tread stiffness support a stable level of traction in various driving conditions.

Aramid, which came to replace the regular nylon cord, offers better stability and exceptional durability, minimizing deformation of the tread blocks in the contact area during high-speed maneuvering.

Remarkably, despite its sporty character, the Hankook Ventus S1 evo Z K129 tire also offers a reasonable level of ride comfort. The road noise is mitigated by the lateral drainage grooves.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Hankook / Ventus S1 Evo Z K129
Car Type
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
Width
225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Hankook / Ventus S1 Evo Z K129 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Max inflation pressure Tire weight Sidewall styling Approved rim width Tread depth Max load Max inflation pressure (kpa) Price
R18 225/35 R18 87Y 225/35 R18 87Y
R19 225/40 R19 93Y 225/40 R19 93Y
R19 235/35 R19 91Y 235/35 R19 91Y
R19 245/35 R19 93Y 245/35 R19 93Y
R19 255/35 R19 96Y 255/35 R19 96Y
R19 265/35 R19 98Y 265/35 R19 98Y
R19 265/45 R19 105Y 265/45 R19 105Y
R19 285/35 R19 103Y 285/35 R19 103Y
R19 295/40 R19 108Y 295/40 R19 108Y
R20 275/40 R20 106Y 275/40 R20 106Y
R20 285/30 R20 99Y 285/30 R20 99Y
R20 315/35 R20 110Y 315/35 R20 110Y
R21 255/40 R21 102Y 255/40 R21 102Y
R21 265/40 R21 105Y 265/40 R21 105Y
R21 275/35 R21 103Y 275/35 R21 103Y

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