Yokohama A048 Tires – OE Tires For The Lotus Exige

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The continuous alliance between Lotus and Yokohama Tires continues as the Lotus opted to have Yokohama ADVAN A048 tires for the jazzed-up Lotus Exige. Yokohama tires are presently the formal tires on the Lotus Elise. The Lotus Exige is engineered particularly for the racetrack, where max grasp and prompt steerage reaction are very important. Therefore, Lotus has actually selected Yokohama’s ultra-high-performance ADVAN A048s as the tires of option for the light-weight Lotus Exige.

“Our team delight in to become operating once more along with Lotus as well as thrilled they picked Yokohama as OE on the Exige,” pointed out Jeff Carpenter, Yokohama manager. “The ADVAN A048 is developed especially for the Exige’s racetrack-like efficiency. It’s an incredibly light in weight sports car that possesses 190 horsepower and also could go 150 miles each hour. The ADVAN A048 is the ideal tire for the motor vehicle’s phenomenal dealing with and reaction and also emphasizes the greatest in the Exige, which has its own auto racing collection in the UK. “

In addition to being actually the OE tires for the Lotus Exige, Yokohama Tires’ flagship ADVAN line is now initial tools on a lot of eternity’s fastest and also very most distinguished automobiles, including the Bentley Continental GT, Bentley’s Continental Traveling Stimulant, the Lotus Elise, 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, as well as Lexus GS300 and also GS430.

The ADVAN A048 is Yokohama’s Street-Legal Competition tire syntheticed for the chauffeurs from autos racing in autocross competitors, track colleges, lapping days and circuit-type club racing. The Yokohama A048 was cultivated from Yokohama competing modern technology for a variety of lorries that include the 18-inch rim diameter fitments used on the Porsche 911, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche Boxster as well as others.

On the outside, the ADVAN A048 molds a race-ready material that gives dry grip over a large range of temperature levels in to a 6/32-inch deep, “single block” tread style that increases walk rigidity and features a vast facility region that stays in ongoing exposure to the track to improve cornering reliability, on-center feel as well as steering action. As the tire’s exterior shoulder step wears coming from hard cornering, the Yokohama A048’s arrow step layout as well as symmetrical inner building and construction enables put on tires to be remounted “inside-out” on their wheels to help extend the life of the Yokohama A048 tires. Our team suggest shaving ADVAN A048 tires to between 3/32″ to 4/32″ of walk intensity for affordable street racing.

Yokohama Tire Organization is actually the Northern American production and advertising and marketing arm from Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturer as well as distributor from costs tires because 1917. Yokohama Tires services over 4,500 factors from sale in the United States, Yokohama Tire Company provides a full collection of tires, such as high-performance, light vehicle, auto, commercial vehicle and also bus, as well as off-the-road exploration and construction uses.

On the in, the ADVAN A048 is actually crafted from twin steel belts that bolstered with spirally covered nylon cap plies as well as district edge bits. The belt plan is actually put on best from a circular case layout that makes it possible for the tire to predictably deal with transitions coming from straight-line traveling to high g-force cornering as well as back.