DUNLOP “GRANDTREK AT23” and “GRANDTREK PTA5” selected as factory standard tires for the new LEXUS LX
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we have begun supplying our high performance DUNLOP “GRANDTREK AT23” and “GRANDTREK PT5A” tires to LEXUS for use as factory standard tires on their new and improved LX model for the Japanese domestic market . . We are also proud to announce that our 22″ “GRANDTREK PT5A” tires represent the largest factory standard tires in LX Series history.
As befits the LEXUS brand’s flagship SUV, the new and improved LX seeks to further refine the luxurious sense of quality that only LEXUS can deliver while firmly maintaining the reliability, durability and all-terrain capabilities that have long been synonymous with of the LX series. .
The Sumitomo Rubber Group has proudly provided factory standard tires for many past iterations of the LX Series. When developing these tires for the latest LX model, we took full advantage of the advanced SUV tire development capabilities and advanced technologies that we have developed over the years while accurately addressing current market needs. To back up the reliability, durability and off-road capabilities one would expect from the latest LX model, we anticipated all the road conditions an SUV might encounter while working tirelessly to create tires that wouldn’t compromise. in on-road and off-road performance.
■Tire size: 265/65R18 114V
■ Tire sizes: 265/55R20 109V
Our DUNLOP “GRANDTREK AT23” and “GRANDTREK PT5A” tires incorporate an innovative new tread compound that provides improved performance in terms of fuel efficiency and wear resistance while reducing overall tire weight, helping to improve vehicle fuel economy and environmental friendliness. . Our “GRANDTREK PT5A” tires also adopt a revolutionary new tread pattern that optimizes stress force distribution across the entire contact patch, which is achieved through the use of state-of-the-art simulation technology. As a result, these tires provide a quieter ride and improved steering stability, contributing to the refined ride comfort that can be expected from the latest LX model. In addition to further improving the most basic performance characteristics of vehicles (driving, cornering and braking), the Sumitomo Rubber Group is also proud to be actively engaged in the development of tires with performance characteristics that actively contribute to a greater respect for the environment towards the ultimate realization of a carbon neutral society.
The Sumitomo Rubber Group has defined our goal as: “Through innovation, we will create a future of joy and well-being for all.” Guided by this goal, our group will continue to work tirelessly to develop advanced, high-performance products while creating entirely new value so that we can continue to meet the diverse needs of our customers around the world.