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      08-03-2012, 01:59 PM   #1
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What tire is BMW using on the style 401 19s?

I tried searching but had no luck due to short search terms I guess. Does anyone know what type of tire is BMW using on cars with the option style 401 19s?

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I Pick up my 328 on monday, and it has 401's. I'll let you know.
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- Continental Sport Contact 5 SSR
- Pirelli P Zero RSC
- Bridgestone Potenza S001 RFT

I think I read somewhere that they added another one. I got the Conti on my 401's.
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- Continental Sport Contact 5 SSR
- Pirelli P Zero RSC
- Bridgestone Potenza S001 RFT

I think I read somewhere that they added another one. I got the Conti on my 401's.
Thanks. I'm hoping I end up with the S001s or the Contis.
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The bridgestones to me is by far the BEST runlat tire I've ever used. Doesn't even feel like a run flat on these 401's.
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I picked up my car today, it has Bridgestone Potenza S001's
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The bridgestones to me is by far the BEST runlat tire I've ever used. Doesn't even feel like a run flat on these 401's.
I have them on my 401s and I agree.

Very high griplevel, very high precision and not bouncy at all for such a 'sports'tyre(also due to the adaptive suspension I have I guess), but they're a bit noisy sometimes...

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I have them on my 401s and I agree.

Very high griplevel, very high precision and not bouncy at all for such a 'sports'tyre(also due to the adaptive suspension I have I guess), but they're a bit noisy sometimes...

Cheers
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Same here. I'm impressed with the Bridgestones, especially compared to run flats of a few years ago.
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I just ordered 2013 335i xDrive with 19" 401 wheels. The vehicle will be built in South Africa. Does anyone know what tires may come with the vehicle?
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