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GitiPremium SUV PX1 selected as OE tyres for three VW Group compact SUVs


The GitiPremium SUVPX1 tyre has been approved for OEM fitment by The Volkswagen Group on three popular compact SUVs from the MQB-A1 platform; Volswagen T-Roc, Seat Ateca and Škoda Karoq.

These tyres will be fitted in size 215/60R16 95V and the cars will be available across Europe. Volkswagen’s T-Roc is made in Portugal and the Seat Ateca and Karoq are both produced in the Czech Republic.
The GitiPremium SUV PX1 was designed and manufactured by Giti Tire’s Research & Development Centre in Hannover, with testing at the company’s MIRA facility in the UK, Idiada in Spain and Papenburg in Germany.
Find out more about Giti Tire’s Research and Development Centres here
The key attributes of the GitiPremium SUVPX1 include ride comfort, good traction on wet and dry roads and excellent wear characteristics.

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As with all Giti brand passenger car and SUV tyres for Europe – including the GitiSportS1, GitiSportS1 SUV, GitiSportGTR3, GitiPremiumH1, GitiPremiumH1 SUV, GitiSynergyE1 and the GitiWinterW1 – it carries the insignia ‘German Engineering’, highlighting its exclusive European development.
Further OEM approved fitments will be announced during 2018.
Find out more about Giti here

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