Nov 17, 2020
Akebono's products used in Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered
Tokyo, Japan - (November 17, 2020) - Akebono Brake Industry is pleased to announce that Akebono's 6-piston calipers and disc brake pads are used on the front wheels of Volvo's high-performance SUV, the XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, which became available in Japan from November 6.
The disc calipers which are supplied to Volvo are 6-piston aluminum mono block opposed calipers developed for high-end and high-performance vehicles. With Akebono's high-performance pads, the front brakes provide superior stopping performance at high speed, under severe load and at high temperature, along with the superior comfort which is required for premium vehicles.
Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered
6-piston aluminum mono block opposed caliper
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About Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.
Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE:7238), founded in 1929, is a world leader in advanced brake and friction material development and production. The Akebono Group operates R&D centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, such as in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia. Akebono has been supplying and jointly developing brake systems with the McLaren Formula 1 team since 2007.
For more information, visit www.akebono-brake.com/english/index.html.