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Posted: August 1, 2014

Continental Tire North America offers its newest over-the-highway long haul drive tire, the HDL2 DL (Heavy Drive Long-Haul Deep Lug). The company says it meets the desire for maximum removal mileage, while offering attractive wear characteristics The new tire, produced in Continental’s Mount Vernon, Ill. Plant, features its deepest truck tire tread offering at 32/32 in. depth.

The HDL2 DL’s closed-shoulder tread design is said to provide excellent traction in both wet and dry road conditions while resisting irregular wear. A unique lug angle is claimed to provide superior traction throughout the life of the original tire, and a wider casing aims to increase handling stability. Continental also featured its patented groove technology on this new tire, which is said to reduce
stone retention and casing penetrations.

The new HDL2 DL can be ordered now in these sizes: 11R22.5; 275/80R22.5; 11R24.5; and 285/75R24.5.

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