BFGoodrich Launches Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 Tyre

BFGoodrich Tyres have introduced the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3, its next-generation off-road tyre for extreme conditions and the company says it has introduced technologies into the new tyre that improve climbing, […]

BFGoodrich Tyres have introduced the Mud-Terrain T/A KM3, its next-generation off-road tyre for extreme conditions and the company says it has introduced technologies into the new tyre that improve climbing, traction and toughness in the mud and over rock.

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 has 5% better mud traction than its predecessor. ‘Mud-Phobic’ bars on the tyre’s shoulders are designed to release compacted mud for enhanced traction in muddy or soft soil conditions. The tyre’s Terrain-Attack tread pattern includes massive tread blocks designed to deliver incredible grip from any angle of approach.

An advanced Krawl-TEK compound delivers 8%  better rock traction that enhances grip on rock and other slick surfaces. The tyre’s Linear Flex Zone allows it to envelop objects at reduced inflation for even more grip when climbing. The Traction-Armor Sidewall Sculpture and notched shoulder design also boost traction capabilities in soft soil and mud.

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 was designed to conquer the toughest off-road challenges with extreme sidewall protection, pinch shock resistance and chip-and-tear resistance on gravel. Its sidewalls are 27% tougher, thanks to CoreGard Max race-proven technology derived from the BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR3 desert-racing tyre line. This technology helps prevent splitting or puncturing with an increased thickness that protects the critical sidewall failure zone. The KM3 also offers solid street performance and acceptable on-road noise levels for the rides to and from the trail.

 

Selected sizes of the KM3 tyre are available in Australian with more to come.

Australia will have 25 new sizes available from July ranging in size from 16 to 20-inch rim diameters. A full complement of 38 sizes will be available by the end of 2019, providing for 90 per cent coverage of the Australian market.

The Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 will also offer three size upgrade options in the UTV sport and UTV multi-purpose segments. The new KM3 UTV tyres offer the same toughness, traction and climbing ability as those for street-legal vehicles but are tuned for the performance of UTV rigs.