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  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • rated tire. Not all Z-speed rated tires have a Z listed on the sidewall in this manner because it is not mandatory. The service description is more specific about the speed rating, so putting the Z in the size is mainly just an aesthetic choice. W and Y speed ratings are both rated for higher speeds

  • 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…

  • TireRack.com - About - Tech Center

  • …Tire Repairs' Effect on Speed Rating Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Brake Lockup / Slide) Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking / Storage) Government Tire Approval Marks How Do I Compare Price vs. Value? How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions…

  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …168 mph, 270 km/h maximum speed. You can learn more about speed rating and the other letters and numbers on the sidewall of your tire in "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions." Disclaimer: It is important to note that speed ratings only apply to tires that have…


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