Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait - Steadfast ultra high performance   Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 25/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Takashi Adachi, Managing Director of Falken's Middle East Office talking about this new product quoted "The AZENIS FK453 takes ultra-high performance to a new level delivering exceptional maneuverability, control and grip through significant improvements in handling and reductions in road noise. Falken has incorporated advanced technologies, the competitive personality of motorsports and the legacy of the AZENIS FK453's predecessors to create a benchmark of maximum performance on the roads."

Falken's acclaimed engineering teams have developed the AZENIS FK453 specification, and have tested them on various road conditions and proving grounds. The engineers also gained feedback from Falken's racing drivers who have tested the tires using a variety of cars; resulting in a design that incorporates a more warp resistant casing and additional nylon-reinforced cover ply to increase high-speed stability. This construction is complemented by a rounder tire shoulder, optimizing pressure deployment on the tread area



The AZENIS FK453 provides added confidence behind the wheel, through its three central tread grooves and staggered sipes design which is integrated into the first tread bar on the tire shoulder. The unique tread design helps in reduction of hydro-planning and deflects the water more effectively than most of the conventional tread patterns. In contrast to its predecessors, AZENIS FK453's dry handling ability has been enhanced by 25% whilst handling ability on wet surfaces has been enhanced by 30%, delivering useful gains in control for lane changes and higher speed cornering. A combination of tread pattern and compound changes has led to 8% reduction in braking distance on wet surfaces.

The AZENIS 453's tread has a silica enriched compound that offers a superior traction and grip for those seeking ultra-high performance on both dry & wet roads.



Patter

The asymmetric tread pattern of AZENIS FK453 with large outside shoulder blocks not only enhances the cornering grip but also provides a better braking traction.Also, the multiple nylon-reinforced layers allow for better high-speed stability, an important asset based on the driver's exacting demands. AZENIS FK453 also features the latest developments in noise absorption technology. To achieve the lower noise levels now expected by consumers, even those using low profile tires, Falken introduced phase-shifted tread bars. The rounder shoulder contributes to the significantly lower rolling resistance and pass-by noise





Honed by Falken's Global Motorsports Development teams, AZENIS FK453 has already made its international motorsport debut. Falken's UK drift team is using the AZENIS FK453 tire in a bid to retain the championship. Similarly Kuwait's drift enthusiasts and teams are already sporting these tires during their competitions and performances.

Suresh, President of KAPICO Group's global tire business said "Al Ghannam Tires Center Co, the exclusive and principal channel partner for Falken in Kuwait is very excited to welcome Falken's newest summer ultra-high performance tire in AZENIS FK453." He further quoted "AZENIS FK453 is a winner; it sports an aggressive tread design that is going to give you excellent cornering power and better stability in straight line acceleration. It offers a quiet and comfortable ride whether you are driving on the highway or around the town. If you are driving a high-end sports car, this AZENIS FK453 is an excellent option. The AZENIS FK453 line is expected to dominate the replacement tire market for the sports cars and ultra-luxury coupes and sedans.










 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 4 2015 - Russian cargo ship heads to ISSThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off yesterday to deliver a cargo ship loaded with food, water and equipment to the International Space Station, breaking a string of launch ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Doha Bank raises QR2bn Tier 1 capital-boosting bondThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) In March, the bank said that it would issue capital-enhancing bonds with a perpetual tenor and an option for the bank to redeem them after six years, to boost the bank's Tier ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Qatar stock index edges lower this weekThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index edged lower this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 12,121.08 points, down 12.15 points, or 0.10 percent.The traded value of QR 1.32bn ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Mideast passenger demand growth soars 14pc: IATAThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing strong demand growth compared to May 2014 for both domestic and ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Qatar- Milaha acquires 100pc controls in two liquefied gas carriersThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Milaha announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Qatar Shipping Company, acquired the remaining 60 percent interest in each of the two entities that own the liquefied ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Tunisia arrests eight with 'direct links' to beach massacreThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Tunisia has arrested eight people in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at a seaside resort, as the remains of more British victims were set to be flown home ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Egyptian air strikes kill 23 militants in North Sinai: sourcesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Egypt launched air strikes on Islamist militant targets in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing 23 fighters a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years, ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Saudi opens privatised airport for pilgrimsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Saudi Arabia yesterday officially opened a billion-dollar aviation gateway aimed at pilgrims, in its first airport privatisation. Local media said Custodian of the Two Holy ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Kuwaiti Sunni and Shi'ite worshippers, pray together with Emir showing unityThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Kuwait deployed unprecedented security measures around Shiite mosques for Friday prayers following last week's deadly bombing, as the emir attended a rare Shiite-Sunni joint ...

 Jul 4 2015 - Top jihadist from Tunisia killed by US strike in LibyaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A top Tunisian jihadist was killed by a US airstrike in Libya last month, The New York Times reported Friday.The jihadist, Seifallah Ben Hassine, also known as Abu Ayadh, was ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help