Bridgestone Potenza S001

The Bridgestone Potenza S001 is a Summer Max Performance tyre designed to be fitted to a Passenger Car.

Bridgestone Potenza S001
72%[average]
Dry Grip
85%
Wet Grip
73%
Road Feedback
77%
Progressiveness
76%
Wear
69%
Comfort
64%
Buy Again
62%

Bridgestone Potenza S001 Reviews (4)

33%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 4
  • Wet Grip 1
  • Road Feedback 3
  • Handling 2
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 2
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 26,000 Spirited miles

Audi A1

Shockingly hard and awful tyre. Dry grip is decent and wet is shocking. This is down to the hard compound of the tyre. Avoid buying these!!!

Tyre size reviewed: 225-35-18-
43%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 5
  • Wet Grip 4
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 2
  • Comfort 3
  • Buy again 2

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 7,000 Spirited miles

Volkswagen polo gti 1.8t

Tyres only lasted 7000 miles before needing to be replaced on the front but have been dying to get rid of them since only a few weeks old anyway! With about 200bhp I'm surprised they would spin through to 3rd gear in the dry and sometime further in the wet but I must admit the cornering grip has been well above expectation.

Tyre size reviewed: 215-40-17-
70%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 8
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 5

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 5,000 Spirited miles

Volkswagen Golf GTI MK7

These tires came with the car from new.

For casual driving these tires are good enough: quiet, long lasting and have good wet grip. However, the tires have rather mediocre dry weather performance which quickly deteriorates as the tires get hot. When this happens the tires squeal at even lower speeds and run out of traction much earlier to the point where dry tarmac starts to feel like wet. This must be kept in mind if doing pro-longed fast road driving in warm or dry weather at which point I'd recommend looking elsewhere for high performance tires.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
69%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 8
  • Wear 5
  • Comfort 6
  • Buy again 6

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Town for 12,000 Spirited miles

Volkswagen Passat CC

No comments left

Tyre size reviewed: 235-40-18-W
63%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 6
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 7
  • Comfort 5
  • Buy again 5

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Motorways for 31 Average miles

BMW 218d Active Tourer

Had these on a 335d Coupe and my current 340i saloon. On the 335d they were great - plenty of grip is all conditions, very resistant to aquaplaning. However, like all RFTs, the ride was firm .Switch to my 340i and, until recently, I'd have said exactly the same. However, now the front tyres have worn down to ~3mm, there is an alarming tendency to understeer. If you buy these tyres, don't expect to run them down to the anywhere close to the 1.6mm legal minimum.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-40-19-W
40%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 4
  • Road Feedback 5
  • Handling 5
  • Wear 5
  • Comfort 1
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 21 Easy Going miles

Skoda Octavia estate

I would never have these tires on a car again even if factory fitted, 3.8 mil tread depth center, all tires worn out on o/s edges
There are no tracking issues! done 21,150 miles of easy driving.
Wet surface on incline from stand still wheel spin "very little power to the wheels"
Better grip in the dry, Very bad road noise and it's like riding on brick tires, heavy steering.

Would not recommend at all.

Changed to Fulda Sportcontrol 2 100% better in all departments

Tyre size reviewed: 225-40-18-W
90%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 10
  • Wet Grip 9
  • Road Feedback 10
  • Handling 10
  • Wear 10
  • Comfort 7
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 31,000 Spirited miles

Volkswagen polo gti 1.8t

No comments left

Tyre size reviewed: 215-40-17-W
77%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 8
  • Wear 7
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 8

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 15,000 Spirited miles

Mazda MX5 2.0 SE (ND 2015 onwards)

Very grippy until the end of there lifes. Mostly on mountain roads

Tyre size reviewed: 205-45-17-
77%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 7
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 8
  • Comfort 9
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 8,000 Average miles

SEAT Leon Cupra 280

No comments left

Tyre size reviewed: 235-35-19-W
46%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 5
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 8
  • Wear 2
  • Comfort 2
  • Buy again 1

Tyre reviewed on

Mostly Country Roads for 12,000 Average miles

Volkswagen mk7 Golf GTD

Because the state of the roads in this country these Bridgestone s001 are useless.. brand new car 2016 and the tyres are delaminating , with plenty of tread left,, I've not taken this car up to 100 MPH. SO ITS NOT THE SPEED THAT DONE THESE TYRES IN. The front don't grip the road if pulling away to quick.. These tyres DONT suit the golf front wheel drive,, and very bumpy on the road ..Noise level not to bad being low profiles..

Tyre size reviewed: 225-40-18-W

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