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

Pad, Rotor and Chassis Coverage Available Now for 2012 Model Year

McHenry, IL — March 7, 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 German models.

2012 Audi A3
• Front Rotors: 980383
• Rear Pads: PGD1017M
• Ball Joints: 505-1337 and 505-1338
• Inner and Outer Tie Rod Ends: 405-1197, 401-2089 and 401-2090

2012 BMW 128i
• Inner and Outer Tie Rod Ends: 401-2277, 401-2250 and 401-2251
• Front Rotors: 980482

2012 BMW 135i
• Inner and Outer Tie Rod Ends: 401-2277, 401-2250 and 401-2251
• Front Pads: PGD1371M
• Rear Rotors: 980691

2012 BMW 550i and 550ix
• Front Pads: PGD1409M

2012 VW Jetta A5
• Front Pads: PGD1107C  Front Rotors: 980456 and 980383
• Rear Pads: PGD1456C  Rear Rotors: 980423
 
2012 VW Jetta A6
• Front Pads: PGD1107C  Front Rotors: 980456 and 980383
• Rear Pads: PGD1456C  
• Rear Brake Hose: BH382497
• Ball Joints: 505-1337 and 505-1338
• Front and Rear Sway Bar Links: 545-1554 and 545-1555
• Front Control Arm Bushings: 565-1362
• Inner Tie Rod Ends: 405-1197 

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 February, 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 $1.8 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and India. For more information, visit www.affiniagroup.com.

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