Toyota Prius Touring Edition Shod With Bridgestone Turanza
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 18, 2006) – Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has announced that Bridgestone® brand Turanza™ EL40002™ tires will be original equipment on the new 2007 Toyota Prius Touring Edition.
BFNT will supply the Prius Touring Edition with Bridgestone Turanza EL40002 tires in size P195/55R16 86V. The Bridgestone Turanza EL40002 is a V-speed rated, all-season, luxury, touring original equipment tire.
“The Bridgestone Turanza EL40002 is a low-rolling resistance tire which enhances the hybrid’s capabilities while providing performance and touring tire comfort,” said Michael Martini, president, original equipment consumer tire division, BFNT. “This fitment is a result of our global company’s long-standing relationship with Toyota, and we look forward to continuing our role as a primary original equipment supplier to Toyota’s line of outstanding vehicles.”
The 2007 Touring Edition of the Toyota Prius is hitting dealerships this month.