Tokyo - The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today that its "ADVAN Sport V105 MO" tires for high-powered cars - part of its global flagship "ADVAN" series - have been selected by Germany's Daimler AG as original equipment for its Mercedes-Benz new S-Class models. Tire size for the new S-Class models is 245/50R18 100W.
The "ADVAN Sport V105 MO" was developed jointly by Yokohama Rubber and Daimler, and the "MO" mark on the side of each tire is Daimler's official stamp of approval. In addition, the tires' reduced rolling resistance and improved wear resistance meet YOKOHAMA's standards for environmentally friendly products. The S-Class, developed by Mercedes-Benz to be the best automobile in the world, is the company's flagship model. Series' models incorporate numerous innovative technologies that extend the boundaries of automotive technological developments and help realize powerful yet smooth operation, sturdy yet comfortable rides, and unsurpassed safety.
Yokohama tires have been designated as original equipment on numerous other Mercedes-Benz models over the years, including the G-Class, G 63 AMG, G 65 AMG, CL 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG, E-Class Coupe, C -Class, C 63 AMG, CLS-Class, SL-Class, SLK-Class, B-Class, and the A-Class.