Lexus to Fit Bridgestone Potenza Tyres
(Akron/Tire Review) Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire (BFNAT) announced that its Bridgestone-brand Potenza RE92A tyre has been selected for OE fitment on the 2006 Lexus IS 250 and IS 350 luxury sport sedans.
Specific fitments include: Lexus IS 250 AWD (Potenza RE92A all-season tyres in size 225/45R17 90W in all positions); Lexus IS 250 RWD (Potenza RE92A all-season tires in size 225/45R17 91V, front, Potenza RE92A all-season tyres in size 245/45R17 95W, rear); Lexus IS 350 (Potenza RE92A all-season tyres in size 225/45R17 91V front, Potenza RE92A all-season tyres in size 245/45R17 95W, rear).
“These are premium fitments on what is undoubtedly a highly anticipated and stunningly designed luxury vehicle,” said Michael Martini, president, original equipment consumer tire division, Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT). “The driving performance and leading-edge technology of our Potenza RE92A tires perfectly complement the new high-profile and high-performance Lexus IS.”