25 - Jul -

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 SUV tyres for lovely extreme performance Audi RSQ8

Article written by Bush Tyres Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 SUV tyres for extreme performance Audi RSQ8

This extreme performance SUV visited ZR Tyres in Lincoln for a set of “AO” marked Hankook S1 evo3 tyres. The RSQ8 is the most powerful SUV in the Audi range. With performance to rival many supercars and space for the whole family.

Audi RSQ8

This Audi RSQ8 is essentially a Lamborghini Urus, with only a slightly de-tuned powerplant and slightly more subtle styling. The biturbo V8 delivers 591bhp and 590lb ft of torque, with a claimed 0-62mph time of 3.8secs and a limited top speed of 155mph (189mph with the optional dynamic package). This is only 0.2 seconds slower than the much more expensive Lamborghini and only 1mph slower at the top end.

Audi RSQ8 at ZR Tyres Lincoln

If you’re looking for performance with a more subtle appearance than the extreme Lamborghini, the RSQ8 is perfect. Power is delivered to all four wheels by an eight-speed automatic gearbox and a mechanical centre differential to distribute power as needed. There is also torque control and an optional quattro sport differential that can shift torque between the rear wheels.

The RSQ8 features 22-inch wheels as standard, this example has the optional 23-inch wheels and the large composite disc brakes, which can also be upgraded to ceramic versions. The RSQ8 has live-link suspension at front and rear, with adaptive air suspension featuring controlled damping as standard.

The ride height can be altered up to 90mm to adjust for track or off-road use, all-wheel steering is also standard. The drive select system features eight modes, including two RS performance modes and an off-road option.

Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 SUV (K127A) AO Tyres

Hankook was selected by Audi in the homologation process for the development of tyres for their flagship SUV. This partnership is demonstrated by the AO marking on the tyre – meaning “Audi Original”.

Hankook is a global tyre company with presence in over 16 countries and headquartered in Seoul, Korea. Manufacturing began in 1942 with production of 110,000 tyres per year. Today, Hankook produce over 50m tyres per year. Tyres are developed in the Hankook Technodome, are truly world leading research facility that delivers innovation through high technology.

This RSQ8 uses the Ventus S1 evo3 SUV (K127A) pattern in the same size front and rear, 295/35R23

This RSQ8 uses the Ventus S1 evo3 SUV (K127A) pattern in the same size front and rear, 295/35R23. The Ventus family of tyres is designed for high performance cars. The S1 evo3 SUV being specifically designed for superior performance and handling for luxury SUVs. The evo3 SUV was “recommended” by AutoExpress magazine in the SUV tyre test 2022 and won the “Auto Bild allrad” magazine test in the same year.

If you need new tyres for your Audi RSQ8 or any other luxury/performance SUV, call into your local branch for the latest offers and information on the Hankook tyre range. We also have a range of alternative tyres to suit any requirements produced by all leading manufacturers.

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