Everyday driving presents a variety of challenges. Whether you are dropping the kids off at school, heading to the grocery store, on your way to the big game or race, commuting to and from work, or taking the family on a cross-country vacation, Safety and Reliability is what you can expect from Akebono Ultra-Premium and Premium brake products and remanufactured loaded calipers.
Choose Akebono's advanced friction technology, which is approved more and more by the auto manufacturer's every year, in order to restore or upgrade your brake system performance to the ultimate level. Akebono's advanced friction is available in every Pro-ACT, EURO and Akebono Performance Ultra-Premium brake pad kit.
Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium brake pads deliver exceptional performance to ensure that your vehicle will stop like new.
Akebono Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium brake pads utilize the aftermarket’s only OE-validated, application-specific friction formulations. This guarantees that Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium brake pads provide the ultimate braking experience – to brand new performance levels or even better.
With the Akebono Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium product line, all customers will receive OE-quality replacements because Akebono is the Original Equipment Manufacturer for most popular domestic and Japanese vehicles.
Akebono Ceramic Technology truly solves NVH problems in the aftermarket. Akebono Ceramic Pads are specified as original equipment for most top-selling domestic and import vehicles sold in North America. In fact, Pro-ACT pads feature the aftermarket’s only OE-validated, application-specific friction formulations. This results in superior braking performance.
Akebono has engineered hundreds of unique ceramic friction formulations for controlling and/or eliminating brake NVH issues. A typical Akebono ceramic friction pad contains an average of 20 raw ingredients, all of which are essential to the elimination of NVH. Conventional friction formulations may contain no more than eight, falling far short of any NVH control capability. Each Akebono pad application features carefully engineered, scientifically applied chamfers and slots to reduce and/or eliminate noise. Precision-fit shims are also incorporated into the design to eliminate noise and deliver ultra-quiet, smooth braking performance.
At Akebono, precision performance is built on advanced technology and industry-leading engineering. Engineered from the start to eliminate noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), Pro-ACT Disc Brake Pads provide the ultimate braking experience.
Ceramic Brake Pads provide:
All of this provides superior vehicle control, driver comfort and safety over a wide range of driving conditions – maximizing driver confidence.
Akebono's Performance Ultra-Premium: The Extreme Performance Brake Pad
Akebono’s Performance Ultra-Premium brake pads offer braking power for drivers who have one thing in mind - performance.
Made of the highest quality long-lasting material, these pads are ideal for the spirited driver who pushes a vehicle to its limit. Whether for intense driving, light trucks, SUVs, or even law enforcement vehicles, Akebono Performance brakes can handle the job and outperform the competition.
For the smoothest, cleanest, quietest braking experience... install Akebono Performance Ultra-Premium brake pads.
EURO Ultra-Premium brake pads provide exactly the ideal vehicle control and response performance intended by the manufacturers of European makes.
European car owners across North America now have a brake pad solution that will keep their wheels virtually free from dust and provide the European stopping power they expect. The use of highly advanced ceramic brake pad technology allows Akebono’s “EURO” pad line to provide excellent stopping power while extending rotor life and virtually eliminating brake dust.
Akebono is determined to focus on the creation of value in all products. For over two decades, Akebono Ceramic Technology (ACT) has been the original equipment (OE) standard on many of North America’s passenger cars, light trucks, and SUVs and has set the benchmark for ceramic pads used in OE vehicle production. Most importantly, European OE manufacturers now request Akebono products for their North American vehicles.
Akebono’s Aftermarket disc pads contain the same materials, engineering, quality standards, and advanced technologies used to create their OE ceramic brake pads. The use of Akebono ceramic brake pads ensures customer satisfaction and eliminates unnecessary return visits to the shop.
Akebono knows that owners of European vehicles have a particular passion for the performance standards and design aesthetics that are unique to European makes. Most drivers of European vehicles seek a driving experience using vehicle-handling techniques that are focused almost entirely on braking. The Akebono Euro brake pad line successfully addresses performance-specific requirements of European makes, providing vehicle control and response as the manufacturer intended. Additionally, Akebono EURO brake pads are developed to fit precisely to each vehicle and are formulated specifically to optimize cleanliness and rotor compatibility.
Pro-ACT brake pads provide the ultimate braking experience and restores each vehicle to brand new performance levels or better. With Akebono Pro-ACT Ultra-Premium product line, most customers will receive OE-quality replacements because Akebono is the Original Equipment Manufacturer for many popular domestic and Japanese vehicles. For all other makes, you will actually experience an upgrade from the conventional pads.
Akebono's Performance Ultra-Premium brake pads offer braking power for drivers who have one thing in mind - performance. Made of the highest quality long-lasting material, these pads are ideal for the spirited driver who pushes a vehicle to its limit. Whether for intense driving, light trucks, SUVs, or even law enforcement vehicles, Akebono Performance brakes can handle the job and outperform the competition. For the smoothest, cleanest, quietest braking experience... install Akebono Performance Ultra-Premium Pads.