Bridgestone Dueler OE on Lexus NX
Bridgestone has confirmed that its Dueler H/L 33 tyres are being fitted as original equipment on the Lexus NX. According to the manufacturer, the tyres are “engineered with low rolling resistance [and] will play a key role in the vehicle’s ability to deliver impressive handling, stability and fuel efficiency.” The latest news comes as part of a continued strategy of targeting SUV OE, according to the official announcement.
The Lexus NX will hit the European market in October 2014 and will be equipped with the following fitments: The 225/60R18 100H will be fitted in Japan, Europe, Australia and China. The Japan, Europe, Australia, North America, South Korea will also have 235/55R18 100V tyres.
As the first compact crossover SUV from Lexus, the Lexus NX features the luxury and refined styling unique to Lexus. The model lineup consists of the NX200t, which incorporates a new 2.0-liter turbo engine developed by Lexus to achieve both outstanding driving and environmental performance, and the NX300h, with a 2.5-liter hybrid system that offers leading environmental performance within its class.