Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Review, Prices, Vehicle Compatibility and Sizes

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Tyre Overview

Since long the celebrated Japanese tyre brand Bridgestone had been projecting Dueler H/P Sport as the ultimate on-road performance tyre for the SUVs. Although Dueler series SUV tyres, offered in varied patterns, did seize commendable attention in its class. However, the analysis of many long-term reviews indicated that there was scope for more improvement in the overall performance. Say hello to Bridgestone Alenza 001. The competent successor of Dueler HP Sport, Alenza 001 is truly a premium performance tyre for premium and luxury SUVs across the globe. The name ‘ALENZA’ is derived from the highly successful ultra-high-performance tyre – Potenza S001, where ‘AL’ means To / Toward, while ‘ENZA’ refers to Elegance / Performance / Refinement.

Numerous patented technologies are integrated in the Alenza 001, which make it a brilliant tyre for luxurious and tranquil highway driving experience. The premium SUV tyre is intended towards exceptional straight-line stability and provides high level braking response during long-distance travels. Instant steering response and confident cornering is offered at high speeds. The capable 4×4 / 4×2 SUV tyre takes wet braking to another level with its wet-label rating of A, which means the highest one in the category. Moreover, never before silence (road noise) is achieved at high speeds inside the cabin for serene driving on long stretches.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Compound

In the league of premium and luxury high-performance tyres right choice of the compound is the key for superior and consistent performance. Considering the same, Alenza 001 tyre features new age special rubber compound that allows enhanced life, stability and grip under any weather set up. The exclusively formulated block structure receives apt combination of silica and polymer compound. This provides an overall boost of 11 percent in the wear rate (tested under standard conditions with 33 psi tyre pressure). Furthermore, outstanding handling and confident cornering is ensured at high speeds. The technologically advanced compound and 3D M-shaped sipe pattern design together enhance tread life and ascertain wear regularity for long.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Construction Type

The high-end SUV radial tyre from Bridgestone, Alenza 001 receives innovative tread pattern and impressive aesthetics. The presence of 3MRB (multi round block) at the tread allows excellent wet grip, whereas the optimized roundness seen at the edges ensure greater contact pressure at the central rib. The tyre features Bridgestone’s Ultimate-Eye tyre development technology for optimum tyre-surface contact. Moreover, deformation of the tyre during braking is prevented for improved life thanks to chamfering of the block corners. Alongside, Nano Pro-Tech expertise used in the construction promotes excellent safety and high levels of silence.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Performance

Since its global launch the high-performance premium SUV tyre Alenza 001 has been garnering excellent reviews for its invincible on-road performance. The tyre that’s drawn right from the scratch features inventive characteristics such as use of groundbreaking know-how with respect to stability, safety, life and handling. Bridgestone’s SUV tyres scoring high in tread life, fuel efficiency and constancy is not new, but the novel aspect that Alenza 001 brings to the table is remarkable. Besides standard SUV tyre ingredients, Bridgestone’s luxury SUV tyre pays special attention to highest levels of silence (a benchmark in its class), unbeatable wet handling, luxurious driving comfort and supreme steering precision (in terms of instant steer through highway lanes).

Unique sipes at the centre termed ‘3D M-shaped’ by Bridgestone endorse no diminution of the contact patch resulting in surefooted wet traction. On the highways, outstanding safety is assured for the luxurious and dynamic driving experience. The soft sidewalls absorb road ripples with ease without hampering the comfort of the in-cabin occupants. Superb quality grip under diverse temperatures (low/high) and watery settings is achieved via silica bonds and polymer that soak heat for pure high speed performance.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Size

Bridgestone Alenza 001 is a global tyre for the Japanese tyre brand and depending upon the need and demand of the region the tyre is made available in different sizes. In India, currently in the SUV passenger tyre category it is presented in the below-mentioned sizes.

OFFERED SIZES TYRE TYPE BUY NOW
235/50 R 18 97V Tubeless BUY HERE
275/55 R 19 111V Tubeless BUY HERE
   275/40 R 20 106Y Tubeless BUY HERE

 

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Price

As Bridgestone Alenza 001 falls in the high performance luxury tyre category, the price label is bound to be on the higher side. In India, the tyre is made available in limited rim sizes of 18-inch, 19-inch and 20-inch. Starting with 235/50 R 18, it is priced at about Rs. 19,250 per tyre, while the larger 275/55 R 19 and 275/40 R 20 are labelled at nearly Rs. 23,705 and 33,495 per tyre respectively. All the given prices are approximate for each tyre.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Fuel Efficiency

Among many high points, low fuel consumption is also one of the worth mentioning aspect. Amid the present SUV tyre portfolio of Bridgestone India, the Alenza 001 uses less energy and friction which results in extremely low rolling resistance. This makes Bridgestone Alenza 001 the most efficient high-performance SUV tyre in its India line-up.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Warranty

The Alenza 001 premium SUV tyre by Bridgestone is covered for manufacturing flaws for a period of 5 years (from date of manufacturing). Or, 3 years from the purchase date or, till the revealing of tread wear indicators (TWI), whichever falls first. Both the warranties are valid irrespective of kilometres covered.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Speed Rating

Bridgestone Alenza 001 is a high-performance tyre that deals with spirited driving most of the times at the long stretches. The extremely silent tyre is endowed with speed ratings of V and Y. The letter V denotes that the tyre can be accelerated up to a speed of 240 km/hr, while Y signifies the maximum speed limit of 300 km/hr with the highest recommended load capacity.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Competitors

In terms of competition, at this level, there are a handful of rival brands that flaunt such mature and sophisticated products. Hence, a limited number of tyre models that challenge the supremacy of Alenza 001 can be named. And these include Continental Eco Contact 5, Michelin Latitude Sport 3, Continental Cross Contact UHP, Pirelli Scorpion Verde, Pirelli Cinturato P7 and others.

Bridgestone Alenza 001 Car Tyre Vehicle Compatibility

The Bridgestone Alenza 001 caters to the elite class of SUVs worldwide. The SUVs that are synonymous to privilege and luxury can be furnished with Alenza 001. Below is the comprehensive list of cars in which Bridgestone Alenza 001 can be fitted.

MAKE MODEL
Audi Q7
Audi Q5
BMW X6
BMW X4
BMW X5
Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Lexus NX
Lexus RX
Mercedes Benz G Class
Mercedes Benz GL Class
Mercedes Benz GLE Class
Porsche Macan
Porsche Cayenne
Skoda Kodiaq
Toyota Land Cruiser

 

Verdict

As claimed by Bridgestone, the overall performance does go many notches high compared to the Duelers and Ecopias. The true luxury tyre with brilliance in nearly every cordon gets you the best bang for your bucks in every sense. The tyre is quite ahead in terms of performance when compared to the Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport, especially in wet weather handling, quietness and comfort. With ‘A’ in wet-label rating, the silence of a soundproof room (nearly no road noise) and optimum tranquillity, the Alenza 001 proffers magnificent driving pleasure every time you are behind the wheel. No matter how distant the destination is, Alenza 001 is conceived to ensure ultimate power and sheer delight. It gets you two rare aspects together i.e. comfort and performance. These two characteristics never go hand in hand but various performance analyses put Alenza 001 in the ‘highly recommended’ or ‘must-have’ list for the SUV owners. The technologically advanced, extensively tested and critically acclaimed tyre can be easily stated as one of the coolest tyre engineering marvel by the Tokyo headquartered tyre magnate.

 

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