SRNA Completes Falken Azenis Lineup with New UHP Tire

Sept. 6, 2022

The new ultra-high performance all-season Falken Azenis FK460 rounds out Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.'s (SRNA) Falken Azenis high performance tire lineup.

"The FK460 pairs the versatility customers demand from a tire they can run year-round with the excitement expected from Falken’s popular performance line," say SRNA officials.The new tire was developed using Falken’s award-winning Advanced 4D Nano Technology, which produces a rubber compound "that achieves the multifaceted balance of high-performance capability, four-season traction and long-tread life. "The tire’s intricate tread pattern features emerging grooves and interlocking sipes, which ensure that the FK460 will deliver more poise and stability in inclement conditions, while also reducing air channeling noise, providing a quiet ride."Additionally, SRNA's Canyon Groove Technology enhances the tire's braking performance in the snow. “Customers can drive confidently – whether in the dry or the wet – knowing their AZENIS FK460 will respond,” says Tsuyoshi Johnson, Falken’s product manager, passenger car tires. “These tires have the agility to perform in all manners of moisture, including light snow.”Falken’s 50,000-mile limited tread life warranty is offered with the FK460, along with road hazard protection.Available in a total of 85 sizes - ranging from 17 inches to 22 inches in diameter with a Y speed rating - the Falken Azenis FK460 "will appeal to owners of many of today’s high performance vehicles, from Audi S5 to BMW M4, Ford Mustang GT, Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Mercedes-Benz AMG, Polestar 2, Porsche 911, Subaru WRX STI, Tesla Models 3 & Y and Toyota GR Supra," say SRNA officials.“The addition of the FK460 tire increases Falken’s ability to reach out to our key customers who know us for our high performance products,” says Rick Brennan, Falken vice president of strategic planning.

“There continues to be strong demand for aftermarket replacement tires for enthusiasts driving today’s sophisticated, high-performing machines and Falken intends on being the tire to meet their needs.”