NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2004) — Bridgestone/Firestone said its Potenza RE92 high-performance tire will be original equipment on the new Scion tC sports coupe.
The tire maker will outfit the Scion tC in size 215/45ZR17. Bridgestone also supplies the Potenza RE92 84T for the Scion xA subcompact.
BFS said the Z-rated Potenza RE92 is designed for wet, dry and snow traction. Hard rubber sidewall stiffeners resist lateral movement to maintain stability. The tire carries a UTQG rating of 160 for treadwear, A for traction and A for temperature.