FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Akebono Brake Corp. announced it has introduced 16 new part numbers to its Pro-ACT, Performance and EURO premium ceramic brake pad lines. The pads are 100 percent manufactured in the United States and expand coverage to more than 4.6 million additional late-model domestic, European and Asian vehicles.
Of the 16 new part numbers, Akebono released 11 Pro-ACT, four Performance and one EURO. Akebono’s Ultra-Premium ceramic disc brake pads are formulated for optimum performance, are ultra-quiet and extend rotor life. They are the ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic, organic and low-metallic brake pads.
“The addition of Akebono’s new part numbers enables more vehicle owners to experience the quality, performance and reliability of unique Akebono aftermarket braking solutions,” said Ken Selinger, Director, Akebono Aftermarket Sales and Marketing. “Customers can expect a continuous stream of new numbers featuring Akebono’s superior braking technology, designed to delight drivers while benefitting and enhancing our customers’ bottom line profits.”
Akebono premium brakes fit 27 new models, including the following popular vehicles: Acura RDX, Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Escape, Fusion and Super Duty Trucks, Hyundai Genesis, Jeep Cherokee, Lincoln MKZ and Mazda CX-5.
A complete listing of Akebono aftermarket brake applications can be found in the online catalog at www.akebonobrakes.com or directly at http://showmetheparts.com/akebono/.