The Hercules HP 4000 was developed for dependable performance. This high quality and affordable tire features a smooth raised white lettered sidewall and comes in all the right sizes for vintage and modern muscle cars. With a timeless look that perfectly accents vintage and muscle cars, these tires provide sure-footed traction under all conditions and are sure to stand out in the crowd.
History of the brand & the company – Hercules HP 4000
Hercules brand was created in 1952 in the United States buy the The Hercules Tire & Rubber Company and is manufactured by Cooper Tires. The Cooper Tire & Rubber Company started began manufacturing Hercules tires in 1960 and the two companies remain a partnership today.
Hercules tire brand has a world presence in a lot of countries because of the high quality, excellent designs and its tireless search to improve its technology. The company is continually giving the customers the performance they demand, the choices they desire and the affordability they deserve.
Hercules was founded in 1952 as a cooperative by a group of independent tire dealers. It has been owned since 2005 by FdG Associates L.P., a New York City-based private equity firm.
Hercules operates four divisions: Hercules Tire USA; Hercules Tire Canada; Tire Dealer’s Warehouse (TDW); and Hercules Tire International (which it calls the largest independent tire exporter in North America, with the Hercules and Ironman brands).
Besides the DCs in North America, Hercules operates a 250,000-sq.ft. warehouse in northern China.
Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has enhanced its Road Hazard Protection Program. Hercules is offering limited road hazard protection on all new Hercules branded passenger and light truck tires. As part of the upgrade, the program promises free replacement for two years or the first 50% of tread life if a tire fails due to a road hazard during on-road use.
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