Aston Martin selects Bridgestone for new model

Sept. 18, 2006

Aston Martin will use the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A on its new V8 Vantage.

The Potenza RE050A is available in the following sizes for the car: 235/45 (front) and 275/40 (rear) for 18-inch lightweight aluminium wheels, and 235/40 (front) and 275/35 (rear) for 19-inch wheels.

Powered by a 4.3 litre engine, the V8 Vantage can accelerate fromzero to 60 mph in under five seconds, and boasts a top speed of 175 mph.

The Potenza RE050A is Bridgestone’s flagship high-performance tire.