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Hercules Tires Introduces 3 New Winter Tires

Hercules HSI-L, Hercules HSI-S and Ironman PolarTrax Join Winter Line-up

FINDLAY, OHIO, October 3, 2012 - Hercules Tire is pleased to announce the addition of the Hercules  HSI-S, Hercules HSI-L and the Ironman Polar Trax to the company's 2012-2013 winter tire program. Designed for driving in severe winter conditions, the Hercules HSI-S and HSI-L are formulated with advanced silica compound for excellent traction and grip in icy conditions.

The Hercules HSI-L winter tire offers a directional tread design with deep grooves and intricate siping, providing excellent traction, water drainage and snow removal. The HSI-L is available with rim diameters from 16 to 18 inches in 10 V- and H-rated passenger sizes and two 8-ply commercial sizes.

The studdable Hercules HSI-S winter tire features a directional tread pattern with a bold center rib and heavy siping to improve steering response, as well as wide lateral grooves to provide excellent grip and channel away slush. The HSI-S is available in 13 passenger sizes with rim diameters from 14 to 17 inches and six 6- and 8-ply commercial sizes.

Ironman Polar Trax is designed for superior winter performance - studdable, with a directional tread design and high silica compound for sure-footed winter traction.  Available in 22 sizes with 13 to 17 rim diameters for passenger, SUV and commercial fitments. 

"Our new Hercules HSI lines and Ironman Polar Trax are great complements to our tried and true Hercules Avalanche X-Treme winter tires, with two unique tread designs and many additional fitments. Our dealers can really take advantage of this variety when working to get their customers into the perfect set of tires," said Joshua Simpson, vice president of marketing for Hercules Tire.

The Hercules HSI-L and Hercules HSI-S are available for order. For additional information regarding sizes and specifications, call 1-800-677-3573 or visit www.herculestire.com.

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