The new Mazda3, launched in Japan on 24 May 2019, will run out of the factory on the new Toyo Proxes R51 A in size 215/45R18 89W. The tyre was developed jointly with the car-maker, achieving the manufacturer’s rolling resistance, dry steering stability, wet grip and comfort performance parameters, with a new rubber compound based on the proprietary material design “Nano Balance Technology”. This controls rubber material development at the nano level, and helps Toyo achieve a wide range of performances required to produce a well-balanced, advanced tyre.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co has achieved rapid fuel efficiency savings in its truck and bus tyre line-up through its Nano Balance Technology. The manufacturer has been advancing its indigenous rubber material development technology since 2011; the latest step forward is a new process development technology Toyo says will contribute to significant reduction in fuel consumption from “nano processing.”
The new Mazda CX-8 crossover SUV is scheduled for release in Japan in December. Toyo Tire & Rubber shares that its Proxes R46 tyre has been selected as an original equipment fitment in that market. The Toyo Proxes R46 will be fitted to the CX-8 in size 225/55 R19 99V.
The third AC Milan video from Toyo Tire & Rubber is now online. Titled ‘AC Milan vs. Drift Cars’, the video was released globally today and features players from the Italian Serie A club, including Keisuke Honda, Alessio Romagnoli, Ignazio Abate and Gabriel Ferreira, perform in a coliseum alongside Toyo Proxes-shod Nissan GT-R and Toyota GT86 sports cars. Former AC Milan great Franco Baresi also makes a guest appearance.
The Proxes R888R road and track tyre, which was launched in the UK at the start of last year, is now available on the other side of The Pond. Toyo Tire U.S.A. has released the Proxes R888R as an evolution of its Proxes R888 and states the tyre will deliver “even faster lap times and better dry handling.” With a tread wear rating of 100 AA A, the Proxes R888R is available in the US in a full range of sizes to fit 13- up to 20-inch diameter wheels, with additional sizes to be released through summer 2017.
Toyo Tires will continue and increase its support for grassroots motorsport in the UK throughout the 2016 season. Blessed with one of the most active and diverse club racing scenes in the world, Toyo states the UK is home to skilled drivers and deeply passionate fans in a thriving community that covers the majority of […]
Toyo has unveiled a new YouTube video highlighting its UHP Proxes brand. Featuring two Audi R8 supercars equipped with Toyo’s flagship brand tyres driven by Team Toyo Tires Drift drivers Masato Kawabata and Akinori Utsumi in a variety of close team-drifting manoeuvres, the manufacturer titles the video, ‘Surprising the World’, saying it will “exceed the expectations of any car enthusiast.”
Toyo’s Proxes R39 has been selected as original equipment for the all-new Mazda 2. The sporty supermini is designed to achieve a combination of fuel economy and performance, with size 185/60R16 86H Proxes R39s part of this remit.