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"PROXES" adopted by Mazda Motor Corporation's new "Mazda3"

May 29, 2019

TOYO TIRE Co., Ltd. (Head office: Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture; President: Takashi Shimizu) is a all-new Mazda3 that Mazda Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Mazda) started selling in Japan on May 24, 2019 (Friday) We will announce that our new tyre "PROXES R51 A" has been adopted as a tyre for fitting new vehicles. (Tyre size: 215/45 R 18 89 W)

The all-new Mazda3 is a new generation of saloons that has dramatically improved the basic performance as a car, and it has been polished so that the movement of the car can be felt naturally when moving and stopping.

The "PROXES R51 A", which is currently being delivered as a tyre for new cars, has been jointly developed with the company to embody "one man horse" that Mazda is seeking for vehicles with the safety, peace of mind and human ease of use. The tyre is the best choice for the all-new Mazda3 by acheiving parameters such as rolling resistance performance, dry steering stability performance, wet grip performance and comfort, by adopting a new compounded rubber compound based on the proprietary material design basic technology "Nano Balance Technology" that controls rubber material development at the nano level. It achieves a wide range of performance that is required in a well-balanced manner in all areas.

Mazda3 and Toyo Tires Proxess

Mazda3 (Image provided by Mazda Motor Corporation) PROXES R51 A

 

In addition to the domestic market, our "PROXES" series is also used as a tyre for the new Mazda3's new car in North America, Europe and other overseas markets.

Details of delivery tires

Pattern name

tire size

Destination

PROXES R51 A *

215 / 45R18 89W

Japan

PROXES R51 A

215 / 45R18 89W

Europe, others

PROXES A40

215 / 45R18 89V

North America

PROXES A37

205 / 60R16 92H

North America


*For Japan's "PROXES R51 A", Mazda's "MZ Mark" certified by Mazda is stamped on the tyre sidewall, indicating that "PROXES R51 A" is the result of joint development between the two companies.