FONTANA, Calif. (June 5, 2012) — Falken Tire Corp.'s Azenis FK453 and FK453CC flagship ultra-high-performance tires, which debuted at the 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, are now available.
Test on the streets of Europe, the FK453 is available in 17- to 22-inch wheel fitments for sports cars such as the Porsche 911 Carrera and Lamborghini Gallardo, while the FK453CC is available in 17- to 20-inch fitments and is designed for performance CUVs such as the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5.
The tire features an asymmetric tread design and is made of a silica-enriched compound, Falken said. It has a UTQG rating of 300-AA-A.
Fontana-based Falken is subsidiary of Japan's Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. that markets the Falken and Ohtsu brands in North America.