Top 10 Performance Tires That You Will Love
Nothing sets a car’s look apart like a nice set of custom rims and tires. Shops that sell custom wheels and tires should offer a full range of custom tires from top brands, like Lexani, BMF, Avanti, and others. These shops should also have professionals performing the installations, where the customer is number one, and attention to detail rules the day. A bonus is finding any shop that offers wheel and tire financing along with their installation.
Choosing performance tires is an important decision, as this is literally where the rubber hits the road. To choose the best tires for you, a little research is in order. Here, we explore 10 of the best performance tires to help you find that perfect wheel and tire combination.
This American company has been delivering tires worldwide for over 70 years. They have a complete lineup of premium tires that will work from everything from a Ferrari to an off-road trailblazer. That includes luxury cars and economy cars alike. From Toyo’s offerings, three are selected to make up part of our top ten. Note these are not in any order (i.e., best to worst) but are numbered for convenience.
This tire looks like it is doing 200 MPH, just sitting still. It is available in 17-, 20-, 21-, 22-, and 24-inch rim sizes. Designed primarily for performance-focused pickup trucks, crossovers, and SUVs, it is also at home on passenger cars. Its warranty is for 40,000 miles and five years for artistry and materials.
This is a high-performance tire designed for serious drivers that are looking for performance way beyond the ordinary. Rated as a summer tire, it is available in various rim sizes and even comes in a run-flat version. It has a five-year artistry and materials warranty.
Touted as an ultra-high-performance summer tire, the Proxes Sport is designed for luxury vehicles, sports cars, and high-performance sedans. It is at home in wet or dry conditions and always provides superior traction. It is made of hi-tech materials and comes in a wide variety of rim sizes from 17-inch to 22-inch. It has a 25,000-mile, five-year artistry and materials warranty.
With over 150 years of experience, you’re in expert hands with BF Goodrich. They have a wide selection of performance tires, and the models presented below only scratch the surface.
Advertised as an extreme performance summer tire intended for sports cars, muscle cars, and pro-touring cars, this is one good looking tire. It delivers extreme grip with a space-age structural design. It has a six-year artistry and materials warranty.
G-Force Comp-2 A/S
This is an ultra-high performance all-season tire developed for sports cars, sports coupes, performance sedans, and the occasional muscle car. This tire can handle anything you throw at it. Designed for maximum grip in all conditions, it has an aggressive tread pattern. It has a 45,000-mile six-year warranty.
A bit more garden variety than some offerings listed, the Radial T/A is a tried-and-true all-season performance tire. It has a wide and low profile, well suited for sports and muscle cars. It is of sturdy construction with a road-gripping tread pattern. It is backed by a six-year artistry and materials warranty.
Falken is a well-known leader in high-quality, high-value performance tires. In part, it is based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, after getting its start in Japan. Falken has since established its place as a top ultra-high-performance tire manufacturer.
The Azenis FK510 is an ultra-high-performance summer tire primarily geared towards sports and performance vehicles. It performs superbly on wet or dry surfaces and is built with high-tech materials. Its design makes rocket scientists envious. It has a five-year artistry and materials warranty.
Like its cousin, the Azenis FK510, the Azenis RT660 is an extreme performance summer tire. It specializes in dry traction and is even recommended for competition use. It works well in damp conditions as well and uses a motorsports-inspired tread compound. It too has a five-year artistry and materials warranty.
This extreme performance summer tire is also intended for muscle cars, sports cars, street rods, and performance sedans. It uses many of the technologies in the afore-mention Falken tires and is as sturdy as a tank. It too has the same five-year artistry and materials warranty.
Fuel Off-Road is famous for its Gripper tires for trucks. They are tailored for serious off-road driving.
Mud Gripper M/T
This mega-rugged 10-ply tire is for the dedicated off-road enthusiast. It has a very aggressive tread pattern and is built to perfection. It can also be used on the highway and has been designed to have a quieter ride. It has a 12-month road-hazard warranty with replacements at 100% of the original cost.