The FK452 defines the ultra high performance tire, available in a wide array of diameters, from 16-inch to 24-inch, along with staggered widths, making this tire both versatile and resourceful. What makes this the optimal performance tire are the five linear ribs and three-dimensional rounded tread blocks offering precise handling response. FK452 features the latest developments in noise-absorption technology, and boasts a reinforced steel bead filler and dual tread compound, enabling high-speed stability, particularly for larger diameter applications.
PHASE-SHIFTED RANDOM PITCH VARIATION
nearly eliminate tread noise
stiffer wide steel belts offer greater tread rigidity, superior grip and high speed stability
improves high speed stability and handling
FIVE LINEAR RESPONSIVE RIBS AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL ROUNDED BLOCKS
enhance precise handling response
FOUR HIGH-VOLUME CIRCUMFERENTIAL GROOVES
deliver increased hydroplane resistance for improved wet weather performance
HIGH TENSION CARCASS & HIGH TURN-UP
increase handling response and high speed stability
for improved wear resistance
NEW SILICA COMPOUND AND MULTI-ANGLED GROOVES
improve grip in wet weather without compromising wear resistance
FALKEN TIRE, a Sumitomo Rubber Industries brand, was launched in its native country of Japan in 1983 and introduced to the North American market two years later. At its inception, Falken was created as the flagship high performance radial brand under Ohtsu Tire and Rubber. Now, more than two and a half decades later, Falken has become a well-known, stand-alone brand that focuses on UHP (Ultra High Performance) products while utilizing professional motorsports to further develop and improve products for worldwide distribution.
Falken Tire prides itself on its in-house branding and creative capabilities designed to assist the consumer by providing key information on its brand and multiple product lines. The fully staffed advertising department and motorsports team also strive to help Falken Tire fully maximize exposure and build upon its successes through the companyís American Le Mans and Formula Drift programs. Falkenís uncompromising Formula Drift program captured the 2011 championship for the second year in a row, and its ALMS team brought home two wins in the extremely competitive GT class of the American Le Mans Series.
The tire manufacturer also has made great strides in the off-road category, showcasing the capabilities of Falkenís WildPeak All-Terrain tire at multiple events across the country. Falken also serves as the Official Truck Tire of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series and enjoys strong ties to Defending Champion Ryan Villopoto.