Kumho Ecsta AST Review & Rating
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I will start this Kumho Ecsta AST Review by saying that this tire is a looker. I know that looks are subjective, and the design should be the least of your concerns when you choose a new tire. But it is hard not to notice the aggressive dual-angle cross grooves of the Kumho Ecsta AST. It manages to inject an added dose of sportiness without going overboard.
The Kumho Ecsta AST is an ultra-high performance all-season tire that is designed to handle the demands of sporting sedans, sports coupes, and even small crossovers. Despite the racing nature of the design, the Kumho Ecsta AST is also engineered to deliver dollops of comfort with negligible tread wear.
My test car would have to be a fast sedan or coupe, with particular emphasis on outright performance than cruising comfort. I managed to acquire a 2010 BMW 335i Coupe equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine mated to a proper 6-speed manual. With 300 horsepower and 300 foot-pounds of torque on tap, this is going to be a fun drive.
My Beemer is fitted with aftermarket 17-inch wheels with wider lips and Kumho Ecsta AST tires. The rather dignified BMW was rendered as a more aggressive driving machine due to the tread design of the Kumho Ecsta AST tires.