October 5, 2006

Bridgestone Firestone expands Blizzak tire line

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire has added new sizes to its Bridgestone Blizzak winter tire line-up. The new Blizzak LM-25 4×4 is a brand-new entry, designed specifically for high-performance, luxury sport and crossover vehicles. The H-speed rated tire features a unidirectional tread design and three-dimensional sipes (the lines cut into the tread blocks) to increase mobility in harsh winter conditions.

The new sizes are 235/65R17 (target vehicles Acura MDX, BMW X5, Cadillac SRX V6, Chrysler Pacifica, Mercedes-Benz ML350, Porsche Cayenne and Volvo XC90); 255/60R17 (Cadillac SRX V6, Mercedes-Benz ML320 and ML350, Volkswagen Touareg); 275/55R17 (Mercedes-Benz ML350, ML430 and ML500); 255/55R18 (Cadillac SRX V8, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz ML500, Porsche Cayenne, Saab 9-7, Volkswagen Touareg); 255/55R19 (Mercedes-Benz ML500, BMW X5); and 285/45R19 (BMW X5).

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