OSAKA, Japan (Aug. 3, 2010)—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s Toyo Proxes T1 Sport (R01) tires have been chosen by Audi A.G. as the exclusive original equipment standard fitment on the car maker's Audi TT RS model.
President and CEO Kenji Nakakura said the tire maker's new Proxes T1 Sport (R01), size 255/35 R 19 96Y, “is the ideal tire for the most powerful Audi TT RS. With outstanding handling and aerodynamics, coupled to a 340ps engine, the Audi TT RS requires an exceptional tire.”
Toyo said the Proxes T1 Sport (R01) features “exceptional wet and dry handling, class-leading braking and precise steering, allowing Audi TT RS drivers to enjoy the ultimate driving experience.”
The car will be available worldwide in European, U.S. and Asian markets.