Kumho Ecsta SPT Colored
Colored Smoke tires are Kumho''s attention-getting Track &
Competition DOT tires developed for drivers who participate
in organized drifting and drag racing style burnout events.
Kumho debuted colored smoke tires in May of 2005, and
today''s Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke tires will continue to be
crowd pleasers by producing colored smoke when they are
spinning and sliding.
Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke tires feature a unique dye mixed
throughout their tread compound to produce the colored
smoke. This special tread compound is molded into Kumho
Tire''s popular Ecsta SPT''s directional tread design that
features large, independent shoulder blocks, four straight
circumferential grooves and three solid center ribs to
combine predictable handling and stability. On the inside,
Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke tires feature twin steel belts
reinforced by a spiral-wrapped, jointless nylon cap ply on
top of rayon carcass plies to enhance durability.
The colored smoke tires feature unique sidewall branding
confirming their purpose, and their tread appearance
reflects the color of the smoke that will be produced. While
red colored smoke tires are available in selected 15-, 16-,
17 and 18-inch rim diameter sizes, the 255/40R17 size is
also available in yellow or blue.
Tire Size Red Yellow Blue
255/40R17 X X X
Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke tires are for competition use only –
not intended for public road use. Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke
tires will leave a sticky residue on the vehicle''s
underbody, suspension, wheelwells and the fenders during
The accompanying pictures show a tire as it will appear when
first received. However the color will wear off where the
tread blocks come into contact with the road when the tire
is driven and may wash out of the tread grooves and off the
shoulders when driven in the rain.
Because the special dye of the colored smoke tires will seep
out of the tread compound over time, extended storage is not
recommended. Unfortunately this technology is so new that
its exact shelf life and lifespan have yet to be determined.
Look to Ecsta SPT Colored Smoke tires for a unique drifting
and burnout performance.
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