Nitto Announces New Recon Grappler All-Terrain Light Truck Tire

When the customers speak, it is always a good idea to listen. As a leading manufacturer of off-road, street and SUV performance tires, Nitto Tire owns a reputation for being “fueled by enthusiast”. They offer highly rated tire products that are top shelf performers. Nitto identified a small gap in their catalog and filled it by listening to what their customers were requesting.

The new Recon Grappler is a true All-Terrain light truck tire with an aggressive tread pattern engineered for limited road noise while providing incredible traction off-road. Primarily designed for versatility and durability, the Recon Grappler will be able to go the distance. This new tire is offered with an impressive limited treadwear warranty which covers 55,000 miles for LT-metric and flotation sizes.

Nitto Tire Recon Grappler

Off-road enthusiasts are die hard loyalists when it comes to their preferred tire flavors. The Nitto Tire Grappler lineup is highlighted by the Ridge Grappler M/T and the Terra Grappler G2 A/T. The Recon fits in between the two offering both off-road performance and a long-lasting treadwear warranty. Now customers can get a quiet comfortable ride combined with capable off-road agility.  

Recon Grappler A/T Features & Benefits

  • Designed to be an all-terrain with a bold tread pattern that reduces road noise on the highway while also providing confident grip off-road. 
  • Deep sidewall lugs provide additional biting edges for aggressive forward traction. 
  • Available in 11 sizes at launch, ranging from 20 to 24 inches and covering a wide range of applications; 66 sizes ranging from 17 to 24 inches planned in total. 
  • Limited Treadwear Warranty: 55,000-miles (LT Metric and Flotation sizes). 

A true all-terrain option for compact, ½- and 1-ton trucks and SUVs, the Recon Grappler presents deep sidewall lugs extending 5-7 millimeters. These enhanced shoulders add traction while maintaining stable performance in both wet and dry conditions. 

The Recon Grappler is designed to perform in both wet and dry conditions.

“Nitto Tire prides itself on continuously pushing to improve our line of tires for all levels of enthusiasts,” said Alan Ngo, Nitto Tire U.S.A.’s Manager of Product Planning and Development. “The Recon Grappler is the perfect tire for enthusiasts looking to get the most out of their trucks and SUVs. It provides truly a great balance of performance and comfort.” The Recon Grappler will be available in 11 sizes initially, with additional tires sizes available later in 2021. 

Nitto Tire has been a strong supporter of many forms of motorsports since they first established their presence in the United States. Part of that has been paying tribute to all types of off-road racing. They own a positive reputation amongst racers and trail runners. We hope to get our hands on some Recon Grapplers to compose a full tire review in the near future.

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