NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2004) — Bridgestone/Firestone has launched the Lemans Champion PLE associate brand touring tire to participating Firestone Tire & Service Centers and ExpertTire locations.
The T-speed rated Lemans tire is designed to complement the appearance of luxury touring vehicles plus provide wet traction and handling, according to the Nashville-based tire maker.
The tire is available in 17 sizes, including 13- to 16-inch rim diameters. While a "serrated band" black sidewall styling is available for most of the line, two sizes offer white stripe sidewalls.
The tire has a UTQG rating of 640 for treadwear, an A for traction and B for temperature. It also has an 80,000-mile limited treadwear warranty.