OSAKA, Japan (July 16, 2010)—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s new Toyo Proxes T1 Sport (AO) tires have been chosen by Audi A.G. as a fitment for the Audi TT and TTS models.
Toyo's Proxes T1 Sport (AO), in size 255/35 R19 96Y, will be one of a select few makes of tires fitted to Audi TT models specified with optional 19-inch wheels, according to Toyo President and CEO Kenji Nakakura. However, the same tire will be the exclusive fitment to all Audi TTS models specified with 19-inch wheels, he added.
The Japanese tire maker said the Proxes T1 Sport (AO) features improved handling, braking and cornering, and “meets the needs of Audi for a high performance tire matched to the dynamic and safe driving characteristics of the car.”
The vehicle will be available worldwide in European, U.S. and Asian markets, Toyo said.