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First to Market Brake and Chassis Coverage Released for Acura, Audi, Mitsubishi and VW

Raybestos® Brand Tops 700 Catalog Listings for 2012 Model Year

McHenry, IL — May 4, 2011  - Late model Raybestos® brand brake and chassis products – a member of the Affinia family of brands – are being released this month for these popular Japanese and German models:

2012 Acura TL
• Brake Pad Set: Front PGD-1102C and Rear PGD-1103C
• Brake Rotor: Front 980738
• Ball Joint/Control Arm: 505-1422
• Sway Bar Link: Front - 545-1765
• Strut Mount Kit: 520-1393

2012 Audi A3
• Tie Rod Ends: 401-2089, 401-2090 and 405-1197
• Sway Bar Links: 545-1554 and 545-1555

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
• Brake Pad Set: Front PGD-866C and Rear PGD-383C
• Parking Brake Pad: 886PG 

2012 VW CC
• Tie Rod Ends: 401-2200, 401-2201 and 405-1197
• Sway Bar Links: 545-1554 and 545-1555

2012 VW EOS
• Brake Calipers: Front RC12215/RC12216
 
2012 VW Golf
• Brake Pad: Front PGD-768AM and Rear PGD-340M
• Brake Rotors: Front 96778 and Rear 96779
• Brake Calipers: Front RC11065QS and RC11066QS, Rear RC11073NS and RC11074NS
• Brake Hose: BH382453
• Master Cylinders: MC390500 and MC390925
• Ball Joint/Control Arm: 507-1248
• Tie Rod Ends: 401-1889, 401-1890 and 405-1127
• Sway Bar Link: 545-1394
• Sway Bar Bushing: 550-1422

 Late model coverage for Raybestos® brand brake and chassis parts continues to expand. Since late January 2011, a total of 24,490 new and carried-up brake and chassis applications were added; giving the Raybestos brand an expansive Aftermarket lead in late model coverage.

In the month of April, 3,813 brake parts records were added to www.raybestos.com for model years 2010 and up. 1,895 chassis parts records were added to www.raybestoschassis.com for model years 2010 and up.

For more information on Raybestos brand brake or chassis parts, visit www.raybestos.com or call 800-323-0354.

Raybestos® Raybestos® brand brake parts are produced by affiliated companies in Affinia’s Global Brake & Chassis Group, the leading manufacturer of braking systems in the transportation industry. The Raybestos brakes product line includes everything from brake drums to rotors, pads, shoes, calipers and hydraulic parts. Raybestos brand racing brakes are used by premier teams such as Joe Gibbs Racing, Roush Fenway Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports in NASCAR® competition. In addition, the Raybestos brand is the preferred racing brake pad of IZOD® IndyCar® Series and Firestone® Indy Lights road and street course competition. For more information about Raybestos brakes, visit Raybestos.com.

Affinia Group Inc. is an innovative global leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of industrial grade products and services, including extensive offerings of aftermarket parts for automotive and heavy-duty vehicles. With approximately $2.0 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.affiniagroup.com.

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