FALKEN Tires Selected as an Original Equipment Supplier to 2020 Jeep® Gladiator
Jun. 07. 2019
Sumitomo Rubber North America, Inc., Sumitomo Rubber Group's American sales company is following closely behind Falken Tires' recent selection as an original equipment supplier to the 2019 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon, the tire brand has expanded its partnership with FCA US LLC to become original equipment on the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, the most capable midsize truck ever.
The choice of tires for the new Gladiator truck are Falken's WILDPEAK A/T AT3W, sized LT285/70R17 (116/113Q-rating) as standard fitment, while also available will be the LT285/70R17 (116/113Q) WILDPEAK M/T (Mud Terrain).
"This is quite an honor for Falken to be chosen as an original equipment supplier to a brand new vehicle for FCA," stated David Colletti, Falken's Vice President, Original Equipment. "Our OE program with the automaker continues to expand and we're very excited to place our product on the Jeep Gladiator."
The WILDPEAK A/T3W is engineered for adventure, any time and in any weather. The A/T3W combines aggressive off-road ability and rugged terrain driving without compromise when on the pavement. The optimized tread design, combined with a silica tread compound, enables the A/T3W to excel in three areas: wear, winter and wet performance.
Available as an option to the Gladiator, the WILDPEAK M/T is tough-tested and its capabilities well-proven through multiple off-road victories since the tire's launch. The WILDPEAK M/T also features exceptional road manners, thanks to an optimized variable three-pitch tread pattern and precision manufacturing technology.
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator builds on a rich heritage of tough, dependable Jeep trucks with an unmatched combination of rugged utility, authentic Jeep design, open-air freedom, clever functionality and versatility, best-in-class towing and 4x4 payload, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, superior on- and off-road dynamics and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology features.
"We know Jeep fans have been waiting for a truck like this," noted Colletti, "and all of us at Falken are so proud of being able to help bring the vehicle to market. The Gladiator is an instant hit."
Built in Toledo, Ohio, the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator is in showrooms now.
WILDPEAK A/T AT3W LT285/70R17 116/113Q
WILDPEAK M/T MT01 LT285/70R17 116/113Q