Bridgestone Launches Firehawk AS V2 Tire

Sept. 7, 2022
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced the launch of the all-new Firestone Firehawk AS V2 all-season ultra-high-performance tire. 
Inspired by the company's Firestone Firehawk rain race tire, the Firestone Firehawk AS V2 tire also delivers “relentless performance in inclement weather, delivering faster lap times than the tire’s predecessor,” according to Bridgestone officials. 
“When designing the Firestone Firehawk AS V2, our goal was to produce an ultra-high performance tire without trading off its performance in inclement weather,” says Ian McKenny, senior product manager, Bridgestone. 
“Our IndyCar rain tires use a braided tread to help deliver exhilarating performance even in a downpour. We’ve applied that pattern technology directly to the new Firehawk AS V2 to give drivers the chance to experience a sporty drive in any weather condition.” 
The Firestone Firehawk AS V2 tire is backed by a 50,000-mile limited warranty, featuring a combination of interlocking lugs and full-depth 3D sipes. The interlocking lugs and large outboard tread blocks ensure wet handling and hydroplaning resistance. Plus, the 3D full depth sipes allow the Firehawk AS V2 to perform in snow throughout the life of the tire.