This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here



The FALKEN AZENIS FK510 has been ranked first in the 2018 summer tyre tests carried out by German motoring magazine ACE Lenkrad in collaboration with the German Technical Inspection Association (GTÜ) and its Austrian partner organisation, ARBÖ. Falken's top-end tyre delivered the fastest time around the dry handling course, wet braking distance of less than 41 metres, extremely low drive-by noise and low rolling resistance to take the top spot.

A total of eleven tyres in size 235/45 ZR18 were put through their paces in the tests, mounted on a VW Passat as the test vehicle. The overall ranking added up the points gained by the tyres for handling safety in wet and dry conditions, environmental considerations and economy, and price. In the “Environment/Economy" test category, the outstanding technical characteristics of the FALKEN AZENIS FK510 brought in 137 points out of a possible 170 to scoop the top place. In addition, the tyre was awarded the second highest score (66 out of a possible 80 points) in the category of “Safety, Wet". As well as turning in one of the shortest braking distances in the test, the AZENIS FK510 also convinced the test drivers with its superior cornering force and aquaplaning safety through standing water. And the tyre's excellent performance was not confined to wet conditions; the results of the handling tests in the dry also won over the test drivers, who reported that the AZENIS FK510 “was the fastest at completing the dry handling course, consisting of a slalom and a combination of fast and slower cornering".

At the fourth lowest price in the tests, the FALKEN AZENIS FK510 is proof that consumers choosing medium-priced tyres need not expect to compromise on performance and safety. “We're extremely proud of this test result", says Markus Bögner Managing Director and COO at Falken Tyre Europe GmbH. “It's quite clear that the AZENIS FK510 can convince both our own satisfied customers and independent testers, who have repeatedly praised the tyre and heaped it with quality marks since it was first launched on the market."

Latest News

Mixed Close for FALKEN at the 24h Jubilee Race

The ADAC TOTAL 24h Race 2019 posed enormous challenges for Falken. Already in the early hours of Saturday evening, debris on the track damaged the rear right tyre of the #44 Porsche 911 GT3 R, robbing it of any chance of a podium position. The #33 BMW M6 GT3, by contrast, enjoyed a solid race and finished in sixth place as the best BMW.

FALKEN celebrates 20 years at the Nürburgring

This year, Falken will once again be looking to win big in the Eifel – the tyre brand is sponsoring the ADAC TOTAL 24-Hour Race, which will take place at the Nürburgring from 20th to 23rd June 2019. Falken first joined the event as a partner in 1999 and, since then, has consistently upped its involvement.