Bridgestone runflats OE fitment on new Lexus

Tokyo – Lexus’ new luxury coupe LC500/LC500h, which is set to launch in 2017 will be fitted with Bridgestone’s Potenza S001L RFT and Turanza T005 RFT runflat tires, the Japanese tire maker announced 8 Dec.

The tires were designed by Bridgestone for the Lexus LC500/LC500h to achieve high driving performance in the vehicle.

The runflat tires can travel up to 80 kilometers at up to 80km/h after a puncture or loss of pressure.

The two tires, said Bridgestone, help realise the key concept of the Lexus LC500/LC500h, “even…

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