BMW Group has approved a Goodyear run-flat tyre for North American sales of its new Mini Cooper S model. Mini USA, a division of BMW NA, recently chose 17-inch Goodyear Eagle RS-A EMT all-season run-flat tyres on the supercharged 163-horsepower 2002 Mini Cooper S. Manufactured in Fulda, Germany, the 205/45R17 tyre is V speed-rated for sustained speeds up to 150 mph.