NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 21, 2004) — Bridgestone brand Potenza RE92 tires will be original equipment on the 2005 Subaru Legacy sedan and wagon and on the 2005 Outback, called the world's first sport-utility wagon.
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire L.L.C. said it and parent Bridgestone Corp. will supply the Subaru Legacy 2.5i models with the V-rated all-season Bridgestone Potenza RE92 in size P205/55R16. The Z-speed rated Bridgestone Potenza RE92, size P215/45ZR17, will be OE on the Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT models.
The 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT model will sport P225/60R16 Bridgestone Potenza RE92A tires, while the Outback 2.5XT Limited and Outback 3. R models will be equipped with Bridgestone Potenza RE92A tires in a P225/55R17 size, the Nashville-based tire maker said.
Subaru of America Inc., based in Cherry Hill, N.J., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan.