Gardena, CA – November 1, 2017 – Milestar, is pleased to announce a new 40X13.50R17LT expansion size for the PATAGONIA M/T Maximum Traction Tire for Light Truck, SUV and Off-Road Vehicles. This rugged tire is engineered to tackle the harshest off road terrains and provide more added ground clearance with a 40” overall diameter for popular 17” wheel applications.

This M/T utilizes the latest in tire compound technology with a high void tread design that promotes self-cleaning capability to quickly expel mud and debris.  Staggered Off-Center tread blocks provide increase traction while enhancing on the road performance. For added durability the all new 40X13.50R17LT comes with 3 Ply Sidewall which provides added strength and impact protection while integrated stone ejectors protect against stone retention and drilling.

The Patagonia M/T 40X13.5R17LT will debut on a purpose-built enthusiast Jeep® Wrangler® rock crawler, at the 2017 SEMA Show, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Available in the first quarter of 2018, the 40” flotation size will add an aggressive enthusiast fitment, to an already robust lineup, that is sure to conquer through any terrain or trail obstacle.

“We are committed to supporting the truck segment and the off-road industry,” stated Andrew Hoit, Tireco’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “The 40X13.5R17LT size will help broaden our consumer reach and allow the Milestar brand to expand to additional enthusiast markets.”