Press Release

Nov. 06, 2009

TOYO TIRES Original Equipment for Audi S6

Osaka, Japan - November 6, 2009 - Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Kenji Nakakura) announces that Toyo Proxes T1-AO tires have been chosen by AUDI AG to be fitted to their latest S6 model.

Developed by TOYO TIRES in record time, the new 265/35 ZR 19 98Y Proxes T1-AO will be fitted to the 5.2litre V10 Audi S6 to give drivers the ultimate performance driving experience.

With four wheel drive and 441ps, the Audi S6 needed the very best tires. To give the car the freedom it deserves to be driven enthusiastically, TOYO TIRES were challenged to improve upon the performance of the existing OE tires.

With improved wet and dry handling, better braking and cornering and incredibly precise steering characteristics, the new Proxes T1-AO meets the needs of Audi as the ultimate high performance tire

From September, Proxes T1-AO has been fitted to the updated Audi S6. This exclusive model, fitted with TOYO TIRES, will be available worldwide in European, US and Asian markets.

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



Toyo Tire Corporation
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