Bridgestone Potenza RE050

Performance Tires Front - Rear - 245/45R17

The Bridgestone POTENZA RE050 is ultimate luxury tyre in the POTENZA range, with high speed performance, great handling and stability. It is fitted as original equipment on leading super cars including Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin, BMW, Audi, Lexus and Mercedes Benz.

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Performance Information

  • Dry Performance

  • Wet Performance

  • Quiet Ride

  • Ride Comfort

  • Fuel Efficiency

  • Tread Life

Designed as a general guideline to compare products between the Bridgestone and Firestone family of products. Based on the technologies featured in each and not on performance testing data.


  • 1) Tie Bar Rib

    Specially "reinforced" rib design to ensure max. control when cornering. Wet traction/grip.

  • 2) Water Evacuation Blocks

    Specially shaped blocks to evacuate most effective water from rib contact patch into main grooves.

  • 3) Main Asymmetrical Displaced Grooves

    Efficient water drainage (use of natural direction of water flow). Optimized void and block stiffness to balance hydro-performance & handling stability at max level.

  • 4) Straight Semi Slick Centre

    Max control & steering response. Straight line stability.

  • 5) F1 Technology for Street Tyres

    Dry - Maximum control & Steering response, Wet - Efficient water drainage, Slick - Dry traction & Grip, Block - Wet traction & Grip.

  • 6) High Stiffness Block

    Maximized contact area for cornering performance on dry. Optimum traction & braking.


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Code Tire Size Appr. Rim Width Service Desc Overall Tire Diameter Tread Depth Revs KM
175/55R15 0.0 0.0 0.0 $ 0
205/45R17 0.0 0.0 0.0 $ 0
225/50R17 0.0 0.0 0.0 $ 0
245/45R17 0.0 0.0 0.0 $ 0

Awaken the sports driver in you

  • High speed performance
  • Great handling
  • Great stability

Customer Review

We recently had a big storm which was the first time I drove with these tires during a heavy rain and I was very impressed. Tires handled well and there was absolutely no hydroplaning. I will definitely buy these tires again.
- Potenza Customer