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Toyota Prius Touring Edition Shod With Bridgestone Turanza

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2007 Toyota Prius Touring Edition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 18, 2006) – Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has announced that BridgestoneŽ 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.