Volkswagen New Concept SUV To Come Fitted With Yokohama Tires
Published On 22-Sep-2021
The Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept is a high-performance model with a 2.0-liter TSI engine capable of generating more than 300 horsepower.
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announces that its ADVAN Sport V105 tire has been selected by Volkswagen of America as the tire on its Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept, unveiled in July. The concept model is outfitted with 285/35ZR22 106Y size V105 tires.
Based on Volkswagen’s Atlas Cross Sport for the North American market, the Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept is a high-performance model with a 2.0-liter TSI engine capable of generating more than 300 horsepower.
The concept model has been redesigned from the current production model’s 5-seat interior to a 4-seat configuration, and it features a striking "Kingfisher Blue” body color.
The ADVAN Sport V105 is a high-performance tire developed by Yokohama Rubber primarily for use on high-power premium automobiles, said company in a release.
The ADVAN Sport V105 is designed to contribute to the vehicle’s excellent driving performance while providing superior comfort and safety, a balanced performance well-suited for a high-performance model bearing the GT initials, added the company.
Under Yokohama Rubber’s three-year (2021–2023) medium-term management plan, Yokohama Transformation 2023 (YX2023), the consumer tire business aims to maximize the sales ratios of high-value-added YOKOHAMA tires, namely the global flagship ADVAN brand, the GEOLANDAR brand of tires for SUVs and pickup trucks, and various winter tires.
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