In the Winter Driving School in Steambot Springs (Colorado, USA) the company Bridgestone made a presentation on the new friction novelty for the most severe weather conditions in wintertime. The Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 tires designed for sedans and minivans would be available on the North American market in May 2019. They are going to replace the model Bridgestone Blizzak WS80.
Note that the design of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 is very similar to tread pattern of the predecessor, however as compared with it the new friction tire possesses a number of enhancements:
- The use of absolutely new compound, to quote the TiresVote.com technical expert, that absorbing the water has improved the effectiveness of the braking performance of the model on the ice by 14% in comparison with other major competition (tragically not profiled);
- The exploitation of the Nanopro-Tech technology, that improves the tire tread elasticity at low temperatures and optimizes the clutch under harsh conditions;
- The streamlined tread pattern, which ensures the greatest road-holding ability and sustainable steering throughout the corners.
According to manufacturer the Bridgestone Blizzak WS90 tire tread rate has been increased to 30%, therefore vehicle owners can boldly count on additional exploitation winter season.
The assortment offer of the Blizzak WS90 model is represented by 51 dimensions that cover 86% of the needs of the target market.
The Bridgestone Blizzak product line
As for Bridgestone Blizzak winter product line in addition to the new model there are included the next tires: