OSAKA, Japan (Aug. 25, 2010)—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has netted an original equipment fitment for its Toyo Proxes T1 AO tires on Audi A.G.'s new RS 5 coupe.
The RS 5 coupe has a 4.2-liter V8 engine capable of delivering 450hp. It rides on size 98Y 265/35 R19 tires.
The Proxes T1 AO, already an OE fitment on the Audi S6, is designed for intensive sports driving and offers wet and dry handling, braking adhesion and cornering power, according to Toyo.
This is the fourth OE fitment Toyo has disclosed with Audi this year. Earlier Toyo disclosed fitments on the TT RS model (Proxes T1 Sport (R01), size 255/35 R 19 96Y) and TT and TTS models (Proxes T1 Sport (AO), in size 255/35 R19 96Y).