SEAT Ibiza Focuses on Driving Dynamics and Quality with FALKEN Tires as OEM
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA – July 7, 2017 -- Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (CEO: Ikuji Ikeda)is pleased to announce that Spanish auto manufacturer SEAT has again chosen FALKEN as its OEM tire supplier for the fifth generation of its best-selling SEAT Ibiza. Launched in June 2017, the new SEAT Ibiza raises the bar with respect to design, special features, connectivity and safety, while retaining its signature sporty, comfortable style. The new line continues to offer superb driving dynamics and quality, impressive stability and extreme reliability on the road. The FALKEN Tires fitted as standard further enhance the benefits of the compact car throughout its four lines.
The new SEAT Ibiza is supplied with FALKEN AZENIS FK453, a top-end model from FALKEN’s Ultra High Performance tire portfolio, as the standard ex works tire for 17” rim size. For 16” rims, the engineers at SEAT –a member of the Volkswagen Group –chose the FALKEN ZIEX 914A, a tire noted for its sportiness, comfort and economy. 14” and 15” wheels are fitted with the FALKEN SINCERA SN832A as standard; this tire was developed using advanced 4D Nano Design technology and combines outstanding economy with driving safety in all road conditions.
Christian Stolting, Key Account Manager at Falken Tyre Europe GmbH, is delighted at SEAT’s decision: “When a successful automotive manufacturer of SEAT’s calibre chooses our tires, this demonstrates convincing proof of the quality of our products.”