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Lexus's tyre supplier

Bridgestone has announced it has begun supplying tyres to be fitted on the new Lexus LFA.

Bridgestone will supply its ultra-high performance Potenza S001 tyre in 265/35ZR20 (95Y) size at the front and 305/30ZR20 (99Y) for the rear. Colm Conyngham, marketing and PR manager for Bridgestone Ireland, said: "Producing a tyre for this Lexus supercar is a demonstration of Bridgestone's ability to work at the highest level of automobile engineering."

The LFA is a new flagship in the F-series Lexus performance car line-up.

Sunday Independent