TOKYO - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that its BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires have been selected as original equipment on the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX sport tourer motorcycle*1 released this month.
The BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires feature a new tread pattern and optimized tread compound to enhance dry grip, light handling, and wet performance. These features provide sport motorcycle riders with peace of mind when the weather suddenly deteriorates or when driving on wet surfaces.
The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX is a premium model of Ninja series that combines exciting sports riding with touring comfort. The BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires are significant for drawing out the maximum sports performance and light handling of this motorcycle.
Bridgestone is pleased to present the BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires as well as other Bridgestone brand products worldwide and expand their usage as original equipment.
Ninja 1000SX BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22
Front 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear 190/50ZR17 M/C (73W)
Photographs contained in this news release are used with permission from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. These photographs may not be reproduced or reused without permission.
More information on these motorcycle models can be found on the Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. website.
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.
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