Manufacturer: Bridgestone
Tyre: Bridgestone RE040


The Bridgestone Potenza RE040 tyres ARE manufactured by the world’s largest producer of tyres, Bridgestone Tyres and delivers true power in every mile. These are ultra, high-performance summer tyres that provide steering responsiveness and grip in both wet and dry conditions.

The tyre design provides superior support and safety to sports coupes, sports cars and high performance saloons. Experience the Power of Potenza with the Bridgestone Potenza RE040 tyres. The Bridgestone Potenza RE040 Tyres are original equipment (OE) tyres for high power sports models from BMW, Audi and other premium automotive marquees. Offering superior performance and safety, these tyres more than offset their premium pricing. In-built Super Slant Technology enables enhanced aquaplaning resistance, increasing safety on wet roads. The large rectangular tread blocks provide more traction and enhance braking responsiveness. Reinforced tyre side walls enhance handling during sharp turns, conferring high cornering stability. The tread design has been optimised to reduce tyre noise.


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Width Profile Wheel Size Load Index Speed Rating Order Now
215 45 17 87Z Z
225 45 17 90W W
215 45 16 86W W
175 55 17 81W W
Charlie Pearson - 10th February, 2011

Can't alter the menu but the tyres were Goodyear eagles substituted for the Bridgestones. They seem a softer compound but are wearing well and living up to expectations.
9 out of 10

Adams - 30th September, 2010

I replaced the tyres with what had been fitted when the car was new only time will tell.
7 out of 10

Below are ratings and comments from 13 tyre reviews averaging 8 out of 10

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