Bridgestone Blizzak Spike-01

The Bridgestone Blizzak Spike-01  is a premium studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Bridgestone Blizzak Spike-02.

2016 AMS Bridgestone Blizzak Spike-01 test

In 2015 experts of the Swedish publication Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Bridgestone Blizzak Spike 01 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded tyres. In addition, experts included into the test eight studless tyres, for comparison of results.

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5th place in Wet braking.  The wet braking distance 1.97 meters longer than the best studded and 0.64 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
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8th place in Wet handling. Bridgestone was 1.98 seconds slower, than the best studded tyre.
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15th place in Dry braking. Bridgestone had 4.3 meters longer braking distance than the best studless tyre and 3.07m than the best studded.
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8th place in Ice braking. The ice braking distance was 1.37 meters longer than the best studded tyre and 0.28m than the best studless.
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5th place in Ice traction. Bridgestone’s ice acceleration time 1.04 seconds longer than the best studded tyre.
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12-14th place in Ice lateral stability. Ice handling time 0.08 seconds longer than the best studless tyre and 0.05 seconds than the best studded tyre.
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8th place in Snow braking. Bridgestone was very close to the leader (only 0.47 meters braking distance longer), but anyway showed one of the lowest result among studded tyres.
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8th place in Snow traction. Like in the previous test,  this time Bridgestone showed one of the lowest result among studded tyres, but was very close to them: the ice acceleration time difference with the leader was only 0/29 seconds.
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7th place in Snow lateral stability. The snow handling time difference with the leader was 1.17 seconds longer.
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13-15th place in fuel consumption.

Overall Bridgestone Blizzak Spike 01 review

According to the test results the Bridgestone took 7th place among sttudded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet braking and handling.
  • Poor dry braking: the tyre showed on of the longest braking distances among all the tyres.
  • One of the lowest results on the ice among similar studded tyres.
  • The lowest results on the snow among similar studded tyres.
  • High fuel consumption.

Similar tyres from the test:

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