Concept Cars at Auto Show to be Fitted with Bridgestone Tires - Tire Review Magazine

Concept Cars at Auto Show to be Fitted with Bridgestone Tires

(Akron/Tire Review) Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire (BFNAT) announced that two concept vehicles fitted with Bridgestone Potenza concept tires will be displayed at the North American International Auto Show taking place Jan. 8-22 in Detroit.

The first concept vehicle, a Mazda Kabura compact sports coupe, will be fitted with 19-inch Bridgestone Potenza high performance run-flat tires on the front and 20-inch Bridgestone Potenza high performance run-flat tires on the rear.

The second vehicle, the Infiniti coupe concept, will sport Bridgestone Potenza tires in size 255/35R20 on the front and 275/35R20 on the rear.
 
Bridgestone partnered with Mazda and Infiniti to create the concept tires.

“We’re honored to showcase our design capabilities in tandem with the original equipment manufacturers’ best and brightest vehicle ideas at this premier automotive show,” said Michael Martini, president of the OE consumer tire division at BFNAT. “Concept tires are similar to an artist’s blank canvas, allowing us a platform to feature ideas that go beyond current thinking.” 

You May Also Like

Hankook Tire appoints four new sales roles

These appointments included Gabriel Leventis, Steve Johnson, John Lesnak and Ken Everhart in various roles.

hankook-combo

Hankook Tire introduced a series of sales team appointments at its North America Headquarters in Nashville,TN. These appointments included Gabriel Leventis as director of new channel development; Steve Johnson as director of sales, Northeast Region; John Lesnak as director of sales, Midwest Region; and Ken Everhart as director of corporate accounts, North American commercial sales.

TrakMotive congratulates two employees receiving ACPN honors

TrakMotive said it is honored to share the recognitions received by Ryan DeVoe and Paul Arena at the 2024 ACPN Conference.

TrakMotive-Ryan-DeVoe
Milestar secures two top spots at the W.E. Western Series Rock Round 2

Over 50 teams competed across eight classes, with teams using Milestar Patagonia M/T02 tires clinching the top podium spots in two classes.

Milestar-Dave-Wong-Car
Team Falken driver earns second place finish on Wildpeak R/T tires

Despite flipping his vehicle in the first heat, Justin Hall secured second place at round one of the 2024 NorCal Rock Racing competition.

Team-Falken-second-place-finish
Sullivan Tire acquires seven new locations

Sullivan Tire has purchased the assets and will be leasing the buildings and they will open as Sullivan Tire locations effective June 5.

Sullivan Tire Logo

Other Posts

Yokohama Rubber becomes ATP Tour’s official tire partner

Yokohama Rubber said its partnership with the ATP Tour is aimed at increasing awareness of the Yokohama brand in the European market.

ATP-Tour-x-Yokohama
Global supply chains find their footing in a ‘Goldilocks zone’

The index rose in April to -0.18, from -0.32 in March, which signals that global supply chains are operating at close to full capacity.

GEP-Global-Supply-Chain-Volatility-Index-stock
Bridgestone develops Potenza Sport tires for Maserati’s all-electric SUV

The Maserati Grecale Folgore was designed and produced in Italy, as were its bespoke Bridgestone Potenza Sport Enliten tires.

Maserati_Grecale_Folgore_Bridgestone
Yokohama Rubber expands motorsports tire production capacity at Mishima Plant

Yokohama Rubber will invest approx. $24.2 million in a new line that will expand the plant’s capacity for motorsports tires by 35%.

Yokohama-Japan-plant