The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. is to launch the “BluEarth-A AE50 Chelsea FC Edition” featuring the Chelsea Football Club logo on the sidewall.
Following the product’s release in Japan on 29 October, the tyre will be launched gradually in Europe, Asia and South America, with approaches varying from country to country. According to Yokohama, the Chelsea tyre will be available in three sizes: 225/45R17 94W, 205/55R16 91V and 195/65R15 91H.
The commemorative BluEarth-A AE50 Chelsea FC Edition tyre is a development of the tyre with same name, however with the addition of “large, complementing logos of both Yokohama and Chelsea FC”.
Yokohama Rubber concluded a five-year partnership agreement with Chelsea FC in February 2015. Chelsea FC first team members are now competing in the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and various domestic competitions wearing the new Adidas kit bearing the Yokohama Tyres logo.