Introducing the Hankook Ventus S1 noble2

Released for the 2013 season, Hankook has unveiled their new Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, the Ventus S1 noble2. The tire is very popular as it's offered in many sizes, ranging from 16" all the way up to 20". This asymmetric all-season tire features a UTQG rating of 500 AA A, which is excellent for this category. It's also offered with a 50,000-mile treadlife warranty, as well as a one-year Manufacturer Road Hazard Warranty that provides customers with peace of mind.

Ventus S1 noble2 tires use hybrid compound technology silica that combines wet road traction with lower rolling resistance and longer treadlife. The compound is molded into a sophisticated semi-rib asymmetric tread design that features notched outboard shoulders, intermediate and center ribs to deliver responsive handling and stable cornering in dry conditions. Four circumferential grooves and inboard Aqua Hydro Block technology offer efficient wet traction and braking. Carving edge grooves and 3D sipes promote wet road and wintertime traction without abandoning dry road response and handling.

I was able to test this tire recently and can report that it offers a very nice ride with precise handling and is very responsive to input. Check back soon for a complete recap of our test results.


Sunday, November 30, 2014 by Chi Nguyen

I need new tires for my 2010 Lexus RX350 SUV. I currently have Bridgestone on 235/60R18. What kind of tires would you recommend?


Chi Nguyen
Thursday, December 4, 2014 by Tire Rack Team

Chi, One of the best rated tires and most popular sellers in this size is the Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology:
Thursday, April 23, 2015 by kim

I'm looking to replace the tires on my 2011 Lexus RX350 and wondered what tires would be best for the 19 inch wheel, and offers low noise and a smooth ride.
Please give me a couple options.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 by Terry V

Looking for new tires for my '08 Lexus RX350. Mileage over 150,000. I'm confused and feel like for every good review there are two bad reviews. OEM indicates 235/55-18. I assume H rated is ok. I'd like a really quiet tire with ride comfort. Live in the south where it's wet, but no snow/ice. I drive both city and hwy over 50 miles/day. Recommendations? Thanks,
Monday, March 14, 2016 by Tire Rack Team

Terry V, H-rated tires will work just fine. Probably the best choice for your needs would be the Michelin Premiers AS:

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