Yokohama A048 Tires – OE Tires For The Lotus Exige

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The on-going partnership between Lotus as well as Yokohama Tires continues as the Lotus chose to possess Yokohama ADVAN A048 tires for the quality Lotus Exige. Yokohama tires are actually already the official tires on the Lotus Elise. The Lotus Exige is actually syntheticed particularly for the course, where max hold as well as quick steerage feedback are actually exceptionally critical. Because of this, Lotus has picked Yokohama’s ultra-high-performance ADVAN A048s as the tires of selection for the light-weight Lotus Exige.

“We delight in to become functioning once more along with Lotus as well as delighted they picked Yokohama as OE on the Exige,” said Jeff Builder, Yokohama supervisor. “The ADVAN A048 is made exclusively for the Exige’s racetrack-like performance. That’s a very light-weight cars that has 190 horsepower and also could go 150 kilometers every hour. The ADVAN A048 is actually the suitable tire for the auto’s exceptional handling as well as action and also draws out the very best in the Exige, which possesses its personal racing collection in the United Kingdom. ”


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Aside from being the OE tires for the Lotus Exige, Yokohama Tires’ flagship ADVAN line is actually right now original tools on lots of other world’s fastest as well as most famous motor vehicles, such as the Bentley Continental GT, Bentley’s Continental Traveling Spur, the Lotus Elise, 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, and also Lexus GS300 and GS430.

The ADVAN A048 is Yokohama’s Street-Legal Competition tire engineered for the motorists from cars dashing in autocross competitors, keep track of colleges, lapping days and circuit-type driver racing. The Yokohama A048 was created from Yokohama competing innovation for an assortment from motor vehicles that include the 18-inch rim size fitments used on the Porsche 911, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche Boxster and also others.

On the outside, the ADVAN A048 molds a race-ready material that offers dry out grip over a large variety from temperatures in to a 6/32-inch deep-seated, “singular block” step concept that improves step tightness and features a large center place that stays in ongoing exposure to the monitor to improve cornering reliability, on-center sense as well as guiding response. As the tire’s exterior shoulder tread uses off tough cornering, the Yokohama A048’s directional walk layout and symmetric interior construction allows used tires to become remounted “inside-out” on their wheels to assist prolong the lifestyle from the Yokohama A048 tires. Our experts suggest trimming ADVAN A048 tires to between 3/32″ to 4/32″ from tread depth for very competitive roadway auto racing.

Yokohama Tire Enterprise is the Northern American production as well as advertising arm of Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer as well as representative from premium tires considering that 1917. Yokohama Tires companies over 4,500 factors from purchase in the U.S., Yokohama Tire Company offers a comprehensive collection from tires, including high-performance, lightweight truck, automobile, commercial truck and also bus, as well as off-the-road mining and also building and construction uses.

On the inside, the ADVAN A048 is actually made of paired steel belts that bolstered with spirally wrapped nylon hat plies and also district edge bits. The belt bundle is actually positioned on top from a rounded housing design that enables the tire to predictably take care of shifts off straight-line trip to higher g-force cornering and back.

Susan Scott