Firestone Tyres has become a trusted research and development ally for many of the world's major motor manufacturers. Henry Ford knew where to turn when he needed tyres for his new invention, the Model T. His good friend Harvey Firestone had just started a tyre business. Thus Firestone Tyres became the motor industry’s first original equipment (OE) supplier.
In the UK motorists have consistently given the Firestone Tyres favourable reviews and is a key reason for this is the brand’s value in the competitive ‘mid-range’ price bracket. Firestone is part of the Bridgestone group so you can be certain their range of tread patterns produce unbeatable quality and performance when compared to more premium tyre offerings.
Founded in 1900, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company then saw Bridgestone Corporation acquire them in 1988. With over 115 years of tyre manufacturing experience, they have become a recognised brand worldwide who are at the forefront of tyre development.
Firestone Tyre Range
This range represents a sportier option for drivers of higher-performance cars. These are tyres which offer a precise steering response in dry conditions and reliability and predictability in the wet. Another good all-rounder, this is a further Firestone product to earn praise in independent and consumer tests for durability and value for money. These tyres offer high levels of handling control on both wet and dry roads. Additionally, their excellent aquaplaning prevention ability is a further plus for safety-conscious drivers.
tyre is a good all-rounder for smaller cars such as the Ford Focus or Fiat Punto. It offers reliable braking performance in wet and dry conditions and a smooth, comfortable and quiet ride. Customer feedback indicates that these tyres are a hard wearing option with high steering and handling precision.
Firestone TZ 300
Firestone designed the TZ300 tyre for medium- or larger-sized cars. In most fittings it comes with a ‘B’-rating for wet grip under EU labelling regulations. This tyre, too, has earned praise for its robust and reliable all-round performance. It is another Firestone product which does not come at the price level of a premium brand tyre. These tyres look to combine extended durability with excellent braking and safety qualities on wet as well as dry roads. Their softer side wall ensures comfort and excellent road holding in all driving conditions. A broad range of sizes is available, including many in run-flat formats.
Firestone Destination HP
Firestone’s flagship tyre for 4×4 and SUV drivers. Its purpose is to provide great levels of stability and control in poor weather and on wet roads and also offers a long tyre life. It is engineered for low rolling resistance, meaning better fuel consumption. In most fittings this tyre is ‘B’-rated for wet grip, making it a safe as well as cost-effective option for fitting to many different 4×4 vehicles.
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