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Aug. 24, 2010

TOYO TIRES Original Equipment on Audi RS 5

Osaka, Japan – 24 August, 2010 – TOYO TIRE & RUBBER Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Kenji Nakakura), announces that 265/35 R 19 98Y Toyo Proxes T1 AO tires have been chosen by Audi AG to be fitted to their new RS 5 model.

The Audi RS 5 coupé is the latest member of the elite RS family. With its’ 4.2 liter, V8 FSI engine capable of delivering 450PS, the RS 5 is the ultimate version of the model line and requires exceptional tires.

Already fitted to the Audi S6, Proxes T1 AO is designed for intensive sports driving and offers a stunning combination of wet and dry handling, phenomenal braking adhesion and cornering power. Proxes T1 AO demonstrates the ability of TOYO TIRES to meet the most exacting requirements of prestige car manufacturers for their most exclusive models.

Proxes T1 AO has been fitted to the flagship Audi RS 5 model from its launch earlier this year.

TOYO TIRES continuously improves its technology, focusing its new product development to exceed the requirements of the World’s most demanding carmakers.


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