Bridgestone picked as original equipment supplier for new BMW X5 and X7

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Bridgestone Americas announced it was selected as the global original equipment supplier on the fourth-generation BMW X5 and the new BMW X7 luxury sports activity vehicles.

Continuing its longstanding relationship with BMW, Bridgestone is supplying an assortment of tires in 15 different sizes and patterns from the company’s Bridgestone Alenza and Bridgestone Blizzak tire lines.

“The design and application of a tire plays an important role in ensuring a vehicle performs to its maximum capability,” said Shannon Quinn, president, Consumer Original Equipment Tires, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “We value our strong partnership with BMW and are proud of the collaboration during the development of innovative, performance-driven tire technology for BMW’s sports activity vehicle line.”

Engineered at the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, both vehicle models feature assorted sizes of the Bridgestone Alenza 001 tire and the Bridgestone Alenza Sport A/S tire. The Alenza 001 tire delivers a luxury performance driving experience with precise handling in dry and wet conditions, while the Alenza Sport A/S tire provides trusted all-season performance and a comfortable ride. Select sizes of the Bridgestone Alenza 001 tire and the Bridgestone Alenza Sport A/S tire will be available with premium Bridgestone run-flat technology.

For drivers in markets that experience winter weather, Bridgestone Blizzak LM001 winter tires are available for the BMW X5 and X7 models. Blizzak tires are available in 18″, 19″, and 20″ rim diameter sizes for the BWM X5 and in 20″ and 21″ sizes for the BMW X7. Bridgestone run-flat technology is also available for drivers in the 19″, 20″, and 21″ tire sizes. Bridgestone Blizzak winter tires provide trusted performance and enhanced grip in ice, slush and severe snow conditions.

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