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  • What's in a letter?

  • T, Z, W...These letters appear on a tire, but what do they mean? Speed ratings can be a little confusing. I get many calls like this one: "I have an 08 BMW 328i and I need a Z-rated tire." To be honest, Z-rated used to mean a lot more than it does now. When speed ratings first came out, Z was thought…

  • Sumitomo Tires

  • …High Performance All-Season HTR A/S P01 (W-Speed Rated) (204) HTR A/S P02 (W-Speed Rated) (2) High Performance All-Season HTR A/S P01 (H- or V-Speed Rated) (305) HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated) (2) Standard Touring All-Season HTR Enhance L/X (T-Speed Rated) (6) HTR T4 (81) Touring LS T (69) Grand Touring…

  • Review of: Continental ContiSportContact

  • …previous Pilot Sports but not by a great amount. They have superb grip in the rain, I have been through deep puddles on the highway way at highway speeds and not hydroplaned significantly. In the dry the have fantastic grip. Here in colorado we have great canyon roads to drive on in the mountains and…

  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …means? For example, the "Z" in 245/45ZR17 or the "H" in 205/55R16 89H. This letter is the speed rating of the tire. Tires are tested in laboratory conditions under load by tire manufacturers to determine the maximum speed capability of the tire. Shown below is what the speed rating letter equates to in MPH…

  • Speed Rating. Why is it Important?

  • Speed ratings are as follows: S: 112 mph T: 118 mph U: 124 mph H: 130 mph V: 149 mph Z: Was the highest rating in the 1980s at 150 + mph With the advent of new sports cars that well exceeded the 150 mph barrier, the tire industry adopted a few new speed ratings: W: 168 mph Y: 186 mph Every tire that…

  • Yokohama Spring Getaway

  • …The offer does not apply to Canadian residents. Eligible Yokohama Tires * AVID Ascend (H- or V-Speed Rated) * AVID Ascend (T-Speed Rated) * AVID ENVigor (W-Speed Rated) * AVID ENVigor (H- or V-Speed Rated) * AVID ENVigor ZPS * Geolandar G055 * Geolandar H/T G056 Tire Rack will mail a redemption form…


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