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  • This model is no longer available or might have limited distribution.
  • Year Released: 2009
  • Regions for sale: Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
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Kumho Ecsta XS KU36



Description

The ultimate in street handling and grip, the Ecsta XS is designed for the most extreme handling and grip capability in normal street use. Built to be used on the street as well as the racetrack, the Ecsta XS provides the steering response and dry grip of a race compound tire with the added street use durability for driving a vehicle for everyday activities. The Ecsta XS is also legal for use in SCCA "ST" class events. If your passion includes driving your vehicle to the racetrack for a lapping day and returning home on one set of tires no matter what the weather, the Ecsta XS is the tire for you.

  • Low void asymmetric tread pattern with circumferential grooving for high cornering grip.
  • Ultra fine carbon black compounding for maximum traction.
  • Ultra wide tread contact with highly-rounded shoulders for optimized footprint shape during high lateral loads.
  • Developed for quick autocross warm-up while maintaining race track durability.
  • With a W speed rating, the tire delivers an optimum run temperature of 203 degrees Fahrenheit.

Kumho Ecsta XS KU36 Latest News

  • Jun 23, 2009
    Video

    Tested: New Extremes of Extreme Performance Summer Tires I Tire Rack

    Extreme Performance Summer tires are not ordinary by any standards. Designed to bring race tire-like performance to the street, today's Extreme Performance Summer tires are capable of delivering ultimate dry traction levels on par with yesterday's dedicated track tires. All this while still providing longer treadwear and more reasonable road manners than any track tire could ever deliver.


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🏁 Kumho / Ecsta XS KU36
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  • Jun 23, 2009
    Video

    Tested: New Extremes of Extreme Performance Summer Tires I Tire Rack

    Extreme Performance Summer tires are not ordinary by any standards. Designed to bring race tire-like performance to the street, today's Extreme Performance Summer tires are capable of delivering ultimate dry traction levels on par with yesterday's dedicated track tires. All this while still providing longer treadwear and more reasonable road manners than any track tire could ever deliver.