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FALKEN Tires Selected as an Original Equipment Supplier to the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon

 

January 31, 2019

 

Sumitomo Rubber North America, Inc., Sumitomo Rubber Group's American sales subsidiary continues to expand their original equipment fitments, more manufacturers worldwide are taking notice of the brand's ability to deliver an outstanding product.

The latest fitment for FALKEN tires is with FCA US LLC, who selected FALKEN to supply an optional tire for the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon. Providing traction will be FALKEN's WILDPEAK Mud Terrain (M/T) tire, size LT285/70R17C. The WILDPEAK M/T01 has proven to be a rugged and capable tire, earning multiple off-road victories since its launch.

"We are very proud of our WILDPEAK M/T01 tire, as it's a fantastic tire for both off-road and on-road usage," noted David Colletti, Sumitomo Rubber North America's Vice President, Original Equipment. "This makes it a perfect fit for the top-of-the-line Rubicon model of the incredible new Jeep Wrangler."

"There is so much to say about the Jeep brand," Colletti added. "It's one of the most iconic American vehicle brands and incredible demand for its product continues year after year."

The tough WILDPEAK M/T01 is built for versatility; designed to take on pavement, mud, snow or rocks. The M/T01 features FALKEN's proprietary three-ply DURASPEC™ Sidewall Technology developed to sustain the most punishing off-road conditions. DURASPEC™ also features two high ply turn-ups that provide an additional layer of protection and durability. The WILDPEAK M/T01 exhibits exceptional road manners thanks to an optimized variable three-pitch tread pattern and precision manufacturing technology, all maximized for the driver's enjoyment.

 
[Tire Size] LT285/70R17C 116/113Q

 
 
*The photograph shown here depicts the WILDPEAK M/T01 designed for the Japanese market, which is scheduled for release on March 1. It is not entirely identical to the North American model for the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon.
 



 

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