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Bridgestone Potenza S001 225/35 R18 87Y XL

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The Bridgestone Potenza S001 is a high-performance summer tire that offers superior grip and handling on dry and wet roads. It is designed for sports cars, coupes, and sedans. The Potenza S001 has a unique tread pattern that provides excellent traction and handling, while the asymmetric tread design ensures even wear and long tread life. The tire also features an advanced compound that resists heat build-up for improved performance and longevity. The Bridgestone Potenza S001 is a high performance tire that is designed to provide exceptional handling and grip in both dry and wet conditions. The tire is also designed to offer a comfortable ride and minimize road noise.

What does 225/35R18 mean?


The tire width is 225mm.


The aspect ratio of the tire is 35. Aspect ratio is the relative height of tire sidewall. The number refers to the percentage of sidewall height in relation to tire width.


The letter in the middle refers to tire construction. Practically all tires sold for cars are radials.

Sometimes you also see tires with RF or ZR. RF indicates the tire is run flat, whereas ZR means the tire has speed rating higher than V. These tires are also radials, as the R indicates.


Rim diameter for the tire.

225/35R18 87Y tire size

The width of 225/35R18 87Y tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 225/35R18 87Y tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.9″ 225mm

Sidewall height

3.1″ 79mm

Diameter / Height

24.2″ 615mm


76.0″ 1931mm

Rim Diameter



833 per mile 518 per kilometer

Rim Size for 225/35R18 87Y Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 225/35R18 87Y tire:

Diameter Width Range
18″ 7.5-9″

What does 87Y mean?

The load index 87 means that the tire has been designed to support 1201 lbs or 545 kg.

The speed index Y means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 186 mph or 300 kph.

This size tire is most commonly used on high-performance cars.


Bridgestone is a Japanese tire company that was founded in 1931. The company is headquartered in Tokyo and operates in over 150 countries. Bridgestone Potenza is the company’s ultra-high performance tire line and the S001 is the flagship tire of the line. The Potenza S001 is designed to provide the ultimate in performance, handling, and grip. The tire has a unique tread pattern and compound that provide excellent traction and handling in both dry and wet conditions. The Potenza S001 is also one of the most popular tires among professional and amateur racing drivers.

Tire Specification

Brand: Bridgestone
Model: Potenza S001
Season: Summer
Size: 225/35 R18
Load Index: 87 — 545 kg | x4 - 2180 kg
Speed Index: Y — 300 km\h
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
XL / Extra Load: Yes
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Year: 2011
EU Label
Fuel efficiency: E
Wet grip: A
Noise level: 70dB