NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 14, 2002) – BMW A.G. has selected the Bridgestone Turanza EL 42 as the exclusive all-season original equipment tire for the redesigned 2002 BMW 7-Series.
Bridgestone/Firestone is supplying the tire in size 245/50R18.
The V-rated Turanza EL 42 is exclusive for this vehicle in the U.S. BFS said the tire was tuned for this OE application and represents the culmination of development and engineering work between it and BMW.
“We are very pleased to have been chosen as an original equipment supplier to BMW,” said Michael Martini, vice president, North American Consumer Original Equipment Sales, for the Nashville-based tire maker. “Bridgestone/Firestone takes great pride in making sure that our tires are among the most technologically advanced in the industry, which makes them a perfect complement to BMW's reputation for excellence.”