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Performance Tires

Performance tires, and their sub-category high performance tires, are a special tire category that offers superb handling, sharp responsiveness, and great road grip. This is especially important for drivers looking for dynamic control over their vehicles. They are usually engineered to suit the performing style of sports cars, where quick and accurate handling is crucial.

What You Need to Know Before Buying Performance Tires

  • Performance tires use special tread compounds and tread patterns that enhance road grip. When it comes to aggressive driving, these features ensure the tire’s driving safety even during aggressive, high speed maneuvering. As a result, performance tires excel in handling and cornering.
  • The internal structure of performance tires is responsible for some of their strongest attributes. From emphasizing precise steering responses to ensuring better control over the vehicle in curves, the construction is responsible for the overall driving durability.
  • One of the most crucial characteristics of performance tires is their driving stability. During high speed applications, the tire’s construction and compound materials maintain the tire shape, even under different driving forces. This guarantees great high speed stability.
  • Tires utilize their contact patch to evenly distribute driving pressure. This is especially important for performance tires, where pressure accumulation can lead to tire failure. The wide and flat footprint of performance tires equally circulates the forces of acceleration, cornering, and braking.
  • Most performance tires are for warm weather applications and provide excellent dry and wet traction. As such, summer performance tires prioritize road grip and handling in higher temperatures, making them the perfect choice for spirited drivers.
  • Engineers have designed performance tires to shorten braking distances. They utilize the tread patterns and compound blends to increase road contact when braking, ensuring an increasing stopping power.
  • Such tires sport lower aspect ratios and stiffer sidewalls, which enhance responses to steering instructions and optimize the connection between the driver, the car, and the road.
  • Performance tires feature a sporty, and at times aggressive, aesthetic. Low-profile sidewalls and unique tread patterns allow this aesthetic appeal to be one of the best selling points of high performance tires.

How to Choose the Right Performance Tires:

  • Carefully think about your driving style and preferences. With spirited driving, sharp cornering, and faster acceleration, performance tires are more suitable. Such tires are an excellent choice for both everyday driving and racing applications.
  • Performance tires are engineered to fit certain vehicle types, such as sports cars. Make sure the high speed capability of the performance tires is compatible with the vehicle’s needs, specifications, and recommendations.
  • While all season performance tires exist, their summer equivalents are more popular. Summer performance tires combine traction with high speed stability to guarantee a seamless, while all season tires offer safe traction in versatile conditions. Choose the set that works best in the driving environment you frequent.
  • You must confirm the recommended tire size suitable for your vehicle before finalizing your tire purchase. This information can be found on the door jamb sticker, in the owner’s manual, and on the current tire’s sidewall.
  • What’s the quality of the performance tires you wish to have? Depending on your needs, you might want to explore either top-tier or budget-friendly tire brands. Read up on customer reviews to find the hidden gems of the tire world.
  • Performance tires can be a costly investment. For that reason, it is important to set a budget and stick with it. Consider both cost and value when searching for your next tire set. While top-tier tires are nice to have, there are cheaper options available as well.
  • From installation to tire maintenance, getting professional help can lengthen the tread life of the tires you purchase. Make sure the tires are mounted properly and take care of them afterward to ensure their elongated usability
Performance tires proved their worth over the years. Whether you are seeking a high speed thrill, fast laps on the track, or simply want a more responsive feel on winding roads, these tires enhance the overall driving experience.
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  1. Haida Racing HD921 185/55R14 80V Performance Tire
    Haida
    Haida Racing HD921 185/55R14 80V Performance Tire
    185/55R14
    Summer
    Performance
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    MSRP $62.75 per tire $52.93
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    SKU N1507177-99
    Type Passenger
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN 30014038
    Overall Diameter 22
    Season Summer
    Aspect Ratio 55
    Brand Haida
    UTQG 400AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin China
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 185/55R14
    Load Index 80
    Section Width 185
    Model Racing HD921
    Rim Diameter 14
  2. Fullway HP108 305/35R24 112V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    Fullway
    Fullway HP108 305/35R24 112V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    305/35R24
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $168.75 per tire $138.93
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    SKU N1462750-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range XL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN HP1082408
    Overall Diameter 32.4
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 35
    Brand Fullway
    UTQG 380AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Malaysia
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 305/35R24
    Load Index 112
    Section Width 305
    Model HP108
    Rim Diameter 24
  3. Landgolden LG17 205/65R16 95V AS A/S All Season Tire
    Landgolden
    Landgolden LG17 205/65R16 95V AS A/S All Season Tire
    205/65R16
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $78.75 per tire $62.93
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    SKU N908619-99
    Type Passenger
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN 110024
    Overall Diameter 26.5
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 65
    Brand Landgolden
    UTQG 500AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Thailand
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 205/65R16
    Load Index 95
    Section Width 205
    Model LG17
    Rim Diameter 16
  4. Vitour Galaxy R1 155R15 82H AS A/S All Season Tire
    Vitour
    Vitour Galaxy R1 155R15 82H AS A/S All Season Tire
    155R15
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $95.75 per tire $81.94
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    SKU N1457616-99
    Type Passenger
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating H
    Performance Performance
    MPN R-357542
    Overall Diameter 24.8
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio N/A
    Brand Vitour
    UTQG N/A
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Sidewall WSW: White Side Wall
    Size 155R15
    Load Index 82
    Section Width 155
    Model Galaxy R1
    Rim Diameter 15
  5. Atlas Force UHP 265/40R21 105V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    Atlas Tire
    Atlas Force UHP 265/40R21 105V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    265/40R21
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $141.75 per tire $112.93
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    SKU N978837-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range XL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN 221024659
    Overall Diameter 29.3
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 40
    Brand Atlas Tire
    UTQG 520AAA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Thailand
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 265/40R21
    Load Index 105
    Section Width 265
    Model Force UHP
    Rim Diameter 21
  6. GT Radial Champiro UHP A/S 215/55R17 94V AS All Season Tire
    GT Radial
    GT Radial Champiro UHP A/S 215/55R17 94V AS All Season Tire
    215/55R17
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $85.75 per tire $71.89
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    SKU N891816-99
    Type Passenger
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN AS029
    Overall Diameter 26.3
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 55
    Brand GT Radial
    UTQG 500AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Indonesia
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 215/55R17
    Load Index 94
    Section Width 215
    Model Champiro UHP A/S
    Rim Diameter 17
  7. Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 245/55R19 103V AS A/S All Season Tire
    Evoluxx
    Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 245/55R19 103V AS A/S All Season Tire
    245/55R19
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $121.75 per tire $98.93
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    SKU N1521986-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN 221022856
    Overall Diameter 29.6
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 55
    Brand Evoluxx
    UTQG 480AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Thailand
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 245/55R19
    Load Index 103
    Section Width 245
    Model Capricorn 4X4 HP
    Rim Diameter 19
  8. Waterfall Eco Dynamic Steel Belted 225/65R16 100H AS A/S All Season Tire
    Waterfall
    Waterfall Eco Dynamic Steel Belted 225/65R16 100H AS A/S All Season Tire
    225/65R16
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $93.75 per tire $79.89
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    SKU N1657148-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating H
    Performance Performance
    MPN SUV-1617N-WF
    Overall Diameter 27.5
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 65
    Brand Waterfall
    UTQG 400AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 225/65R16
    Load Index 100
    Section Width 225
    Model Eco Dynamic
    Rim Diameter 16
  9. Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 265/60R18 110H AS A/S All Season Tire
    Evoluxx
    Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 265/60R18 110H AS A/S All Season Tire
    265/60R18
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $129.75 per tire $104.93
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    SKU N1321632-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range SL
    Speed Rating H
    Performance Performance
    MPN 221018528
    Overall Diameter 30.5
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 60
    Brand Evoluxx
    UTQG 480AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Thailand
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 265/60R18
    Load Index 110
    Section Width 265
    Model Capricorn 4X4 HP
    Rim Diameter 18
  10. Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 255/50R20 109V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    Evoluxx
    Evoluxx Capricorn 4X4 HP 255/50R20 109V XL AS A/S All Season Tire
    255/50R20
    All Season
    Performance
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    MSRP $128.75 per tire $105.93
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    SKU N1521988-99
    Type Truck/SUV
    Load Range XL
    Speed Rating V
    Performance Performance
    MPN 221024574
    Overall Diameter 30
    Season All Season
    Aspect Ratio 50
    Brand Evoluxx
    UTQG 480AA
    Run Flat No
    Rebate Available No
    Country of Origin Thailand
    Sidewall BSW: Black Side Wall
    Size 255/50R20
    Load Index 109
    Section Width 255
    Model Capricorn 4X4 HP
    Rim Diameter 20