BRIDGESTONE 225/40R18 88W RE050 RUNFLAT

The Potenza RE050 RFT is Bridgestone’s Max Performance Summer run-flat tire developed exclusively for specific Audi, BMW, Maserati and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The tire is designed to provide temporary extended mobility for a distance of 50 miles at up to 50 mph even after a puncture has allowed complete air pressure loss. Bridgestone developed the Potenza RE050 RFT to provide good traction along with responsive and predictable dry and wet road handling. It is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, through snow or on ice.

The Potenza RE050 RFT features a high-grip tread compound molded into a directional tread design. A continuous center rib, large tread blocks and stable shoulder elements provide responsive handling, high-speed stability and traction on dry roads, while circumferential and lateral tread grooves are aimed to pump water out from under the tire's footprint to minimize hydroplaning and aid wet traction.

The tire’s internal structure includes twin steel belts reinforced by spiral-wrapped nylon to stabilize the tread area and enhance handling, high-speed capability and ride quality. The structure of the Potenza RE050 RFT also features Bridgestone Side Support Run-Flat technology reinforced sidewalls to support the vehicle after a puncture causes a loss of air pressure.

Package includes 4x Wheels and 4x Tyres fitted and balanced with installation kit ready to put straight on vehicle.

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    Fitting & Balancing

    Please note all wheel and tyre packages come fitted and balanced with tyres.

    We supply you with all fitting accessories to be mounted on the vehicle.

    The fitment kit consists of new high end quality nuts or bolts and 4 hub locating rings to suit your vehicle.

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The Potenza RE050 RFT is Bridgestone’s Max Performance Summer run-flat tire developed exclusively for specific Audi, BMW, Maserati and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The tire is designed to provide temporary extended mobility for a distance of 50 miles at up to 50 mph even after a puncture has allowed complete air pressure loss. Bridgestone developed the Potenza RE050 RFT to provide good traction along with responsive and predictable dry and wet road handling. It is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, through snow or on ice. The Potenza RE050 RFT features a high-grip tread compound molded into a directional tread design. A continuous center rib, large tread blocks and stable shoulder elements provide responsive handling, high-speed stability and traction on dry roads, while circumferential and lateral tread grooves are aimed to pump water out from under the tire's footprint to minimize hydroplaning and aid wet traction. The tire’s internal structure includes twin steel belts reinforced by spiral-wrapped nylon to stabilize the tread area and enhance handling, high-speed capability and ride quality. The structure of the Potenza RE050 RFT also features Bridgestone Side Support Run-Flat technology reinforced sidewalls to support the vehicle after a puncture causes a loss of air pressure.
Tyre Brand BRIDGESTONE
Tyre Width 225
Tyre Profile 40
Tyre Diameter 18
Tyre Pattern RE050 RUNFLAT
Tyre Load Rating 88
Tyre Speed Rating W
Tyre Matching Code 225/40/18

Customer Reviews

quiet as a mouse Review by Cooper
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No noise, great grip wet or dry, no howling when you go through the occasional corner a little fast. (Posted on 24/05/2013)
Quality is most important! Review by Rocco
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I will spend the money for quality and the RE050 is fantastic quality! (Posted on 24/05/2013)
Great looking tyre. Review by Sanjit
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Ozzy Price
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Great looking tyre. (Posted on 24/05/2013)
Cool pattern Review by Michael
Noise
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For those who is looking to push car to the limits. Very precise and predictable on corners and twisty roads. (Posted on 24/05/2013)
Fantastic on good tarmac. Review by Stephen
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Fantastic on good tarmac. (Posted on 24/05/2013)