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The Carlstar Group Introduces Two New Powersports Tires: 489 XD and Dura Trail®

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Franklin, TN – December 8, 2021 – The Carlstar Group is proud to announce the launch of two new tires to the Carlisle Brand Tires Powersports line.

“Both of these tires are ideal candidates for workhorse UTVs that need a proven tire with additional load carrying capacity and increased traction and durability,” said Todd Hinson, Powersports Product Manager at The Carlstar Group.

The 489 XD tire has a robust bias construction, making it perfect for demanding applications. The V-shaped lug design maintains a smooth ride while providing good clean-out characteristics.

“We have taken the proven 489 tread pattern and developed it into an 8 ply rated carcass, coupled with additional tread depth to create a product that exceeds todays needs in the UTV market,” continued Todd.

“In addition, consumers looking for a radial 8 ply option can look to the Dura Trail®. The Dura Trail® tire utilizes a proven tread pattern bumped up to an 8 ply rating. The Dura Trail® offers increased performance and durability over OEM tires,” said Rhett Turpin, Director of“In addition, consumers looking for a radial 8 ply option can look to the Dura Trail®. The Dura Trail® tire utilizes a proven tread pattern bumped up to an 8 ply rating. The Dura Trail® offers increased performance and durability over OEM tires,” said Rhett Turpin, Director of Powersports Sales at The Carlstar Group.

The new Carlisle Dura Trail® is a tire suitable for all your utilitarian needs. Its advanced radial carcass design delivers a comfortable, trail-compliant ride. The extended life rubber compound and innovative overlapping tread pattern provide a smooth, predictable ride.

For more information about the Dura Trail® and 489 XD tires, visit www.CarlisleBrandTires.com

About Carlisle branded tires and wheels

The Carlisle branded specialty tire and wheel line provides a comprehensive product portfolio for outdoor power equipment, powersports, trailers, agriculture, construction, industrial, and tube/flap market segments. A staple on original equipment machines for work and for play, the Carlisle brand is well-known among leading manufacturers as well as aftermarket retailers in the tire and wheel industry. Long recognized as a leader in the industry, the Carlisle brand offers best-in-class quality, cutting-edge technology and product performance.

About The Carlstar Group

The Carlstar Group is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, and is a global manufacturer of original equipment and aftermarket specialty tires and wheels for the agriculture, construction, outdoor power equipment, powersports, high-speed trailer and flat free/manual markets. The diverse portfolio of solutions are offered under several leading brands including Carlisle® tires and wheels, ITP® tires and wheels, as well as Cragar®, Black Rock® and Unique® wheels and Marastar® flat free and manual tires. The Carlstar Group employs 3,000 associates in 15 facilities located in four countries. The Carlstar Group has a culture of converting great ideas into advanced products and has created a legacy of excellence in product innovation, quality, and customer service. For more about The Carlstar Group, visit www.carlstargroup.com.

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