Volkswagen Touareg to be factory fitted with Apollo Vredesteins

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German car maker Volkswagen has selected the all-season Apollo Vredestein Quatrac 5 and Vredestein Ultrac Satin summer tire as original equipment on the new Touareg in Europe.

The Vredestein Ultrac Satin will be fitted in size 255/60 R18 108W. With a low rolling resistance, a unique traction-enhancing resin and z‑shaped grooves in the tread of the tire give high grip and good handling on wet roads.

The Vredestein Quatrac 5 will be fitted to the SUV is size 255/60 R18 108V. It is designed to give high grip on bends and fast acceleration, even on wet surfaces.

“We are proud that Vredestein has been selected as original equipment for the Volkswagen Touareg in Europe. This is another key milestone within the company’s premium and ultra-high performance strategy,” said Mathias Heimann, president of Apollo Vredestein in Europe.

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