JM Far East, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Falken Tires in the Philippines, introduced its newest line of 200-Treadwear tires to the country, the Azenis RT615k+ and RT660. This comes as a response to the growing demand of serious car and track enthusiasts. These tires were formally launched at the Clark International Speedway (CIS) on April 2, 2022, which coincided with the track day hosted by JM Far East, Inc. Over 100 racers and car enthusiasts from different parts of the country got to enjoy doing hot laps around the CIS and put the FALKEN AZENIS tires through its paces.
The event showcased the capabilities of the Azenis RT615k+ and RT660:
AZENIS RT615K+ is derived from the original competition-winning RT615K. The PLUS (+) variant is the latest version, that encompasses a digitally-engineered, nanotech-formulated compound enhancement for superior grip and excellent handling. The highlight of this tire is that, aside from delivering exemplary performance, it offers a high tread life to allow longer usage. The Azenis RT615k+ is also street-legal, saving drivers the trouble of replacing tires before track day.
– HIGH-SPEED HANDLING AND STABILITY
– SUPERB CORNERING RESPONSE
– EXTREME PERFORMANCE TRACTION
– EXTENDED TREAD LIFE FOR THE STREET
AZENIS RT660 is the only choice for drivers chasing the ultimate lap time. Falken’s new rigid carcass construction enhances steering response and vehicle stability, while the motorsports-inspired tread compound provides unmatched grip for those who prioritize peak performance above all else. The RT660 is also street-legal, offering optimum convenience and efficiency.
– TRACK-READY HANDLING AND STABILITY
– PREDICTABLE PERFORMANCE
– MAXIMUM TRACTION
– OPTIONS FOR PROLONGED TREAD LIFE
Another highlight of the event is the attempt by Mr. Luis Gono, 2014 Toyota Vios Cup and 2018 Formula V1 Champion, to set a new lap time record with his Toyota GR Yaris using Falken’s Azenis RT660 tires. After doing hot laps around the CIS, Luis succeeded in posting the best time of 2:08.267 minutes, breaking his personal track records.
Mr. Winston Manabat, President of JM Far East, Inc., revealed that they brought in the 200 Treadwear tires as more and more automobile manufacturers are now offering vehicles with more potent engines delivering higher horsepower and torque numbers. According to Mr. Manabat, the Azenis 200 Treadwear tires will allow enthusiasts to get the most out of their cars and enjoy their vehicles even more, both on and off the race tracks.
The Azenis RT615k+ and RT660 tires are offered in popular sizes ranging from 15 inches to 19 inches and are now available for pre-order at all authorized Falken dealerships.
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