Yamaha MT-10 To Come Fitted With Bridgestone Tires
Published On 17-Jan-2022
Yamaha MT-10 gets Bridgestone BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires in 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) (Front) and 190/55ZR17 M/C (75W) (Rear) size.
Bridgestone today announced that its BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires have been selected as original equipment by Yamaha Motor Co. (Yamaha Motor), Ltd. on the flagship model of the MT series, 2022 Yamaha MT-10 released on November 10, 2021.
The two companies have a long history of co-creation, and Bridgestone is proud to have contributed value to the wide range of motorcycles from Yamaha Motor. Bridgestone supports motorsports, such as FIM1 Endurance World Championship (EWC) and MFJ2 All Japan Road Race Championship with its BATTLAX tires, and refines its technologies through motorsports that require maximum performance of tires.
The BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires for the MT-10 were developed based on technologies which were fostered by experience of the company's motorsport activities. With the latest tread compound and structure that combine high grip and high-speed durability, as well as the optimized tire rigidity, the tires provide a refined yet fun riding experience on the MT-10 no matter the setting - from urban areas to highways to track days, said Bridgestone Tire in a press release.
According to company, the MT-10 encapsulates both the concepts of "ultimate street sports performance with handling as the rider intends" and "versatile, enjoyable functionality" - making the 2022 Yamaha MT-10 worthy of being the flagship model under "The King of MT" design concept.
The Bridgestone Group is implementing its Mid Term Business Plan (2021 - 2023), which aims to realize its vision to provide social value and customer value as a sustainable solutions company toward 2050. In its core tire business, the Bridgestone Group is aggressively developing Dan-Totsu (the clear and absolute leader) products such as tires for the evolution of mobility.
Bridgestone says, it will continue to contribute to the realization of a safe, secure, and fun motorcycle culture and mobility society through the development of tires that maximize the performance and appeal of various motorcycles.
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