Brussels - Bridgestone has been selected by Aston Martin as an official project partner for the new DB11 model to be launched later in 2016, the Japanese tire-maker announced on 7 March.
The programme will see Bridgestone support Aston Martin with a series of technical developments, durability testing and global media launches including use of its European Proving Ground in Aprilia, Italy.
“Bridgestone is proud to continue its long-standing partnership with Aston Martin and be nominated as a sole supplier for this premium development project for the exciting new DB11,” said Christophe De Valroger, vice-president original equipment, Bridgestone Europe.
The two companies have previously worked on the DB9, V8 Vantage S and Rapide in the past.
According to Bridgestone, the new DB11 will be fitted with the next generation of its flagship UHP sports tire, Potenza S007.