TOKYO (January 10, 2019) — Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that its BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires have been selected as original equipment for the 2019 model of Kawasakis Ninja ZX-6R middle super sport motorcycles,*1 launched on October 12, 2018. Bridgestones BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires are crucial to drawing out the maximum sports performance of this motorcycle, which can be ridden on surfaces ranging from circuit tracks to winding and city roads.

Going forward, Bridgestone will deploy BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires and other Bridgestone brand products worldwide and expand their usage as original equipment.

Motorcycle Tire
Front 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear 180/55ZR17 M/C (73W)

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About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

May 30, 2019