Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd is the brake system supplier of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1™ team.
Akebono has been supplying and jointly developing brake systems for the McLaren Mercedes F1™ team since 2007.
McLaren has officially announced its full-scale entry in the GT3 series in 2012. Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. is to develop and supply brake calipers and exclusively designed bespoke brake pads for the MP4-12C GT3, McLaren’s latest FIA GT series racing car.
Also Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. is the first manufacturer to produce a true ceramic brake pad for European vehicles that delivers the same European pedal feel and the same, if not better – stopping power as the original brake pads.
For extra, Akebono’s exclusive clean wheel formulations virtually brake dust free. With other words, Akebono brake pads will keep your designer or standard alloy wheels beautifully clean and shiny with excellent stopping power. Continue reading...