The continuous partnership between Lotus as well as Yokohama Tires proceeds as the Lotus chose to have Yokohama ADVAN A048 tires for the high performance Lotus Exige. Yokohama tires are actually currently the official tires on the Lotus Elise. The Lotus Exige is engineered exclusively for the course, where maximum hold and quick steerage response are incredibly critical. Because of this, Lotus has actually chosen Yokohama’s ultra-high-performance ADVAN A048s as the tires of choice for the light in weight Lotus Exige.
“Our team’re pleased to be functioning once more along with Lotus and also thrilled they decided on Yokohama as OE on the Exige,” mentioned Jeff Builder, Yokohama manager. “The ADVAN A048 is actually designed primarily for the Exige’s racetrack-like efficiency. It’s an extremely lightweight sports car that possesses 190 horse power as well as may go 150 kilometers each hour. The ADVAN A048 is the suitable tire for the vehicle’s extraordinary handling and response and also highlights the best in the Exige, which has its very own auto racing series in the UK. “
Aside from being the OE tires for the Lotus Exige, Yokohama Tires’ front runner ADVAN line is currently authentic equipment on lots of other world’s fastest and also very most reputable lorries, including the Bentley Continental GT, Bentley’s Continental Flying Impulse, the Lotus Elise, 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, and Lexus GS300 and also GS430.
The ADVAN A048 is actually Yokohama’s Street-Legal Competitors tire syntheticed for the vehicle drivers from motor vehicles competing in autocross competitors, track universities, splashing days as well as circuit-type club racing. The Yokohama A048 was actually created coming from Yokohama dashing innovation for a selection of automobiles that consist of the 18-inch edge diameter fitments used on the Porsche 911, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche Boxster and also others.
On the outside, the ADVAN A048 mold and mildews a race-ready substance that delivers completely dry hold over a vast array of temps into a 6/32-inch deep, “singular block” step layout that increases step hardness and includes a vast facility region that remains in continuous contact with the keep track of to enrich cornering security, on-center feel and also steering reaction. As the tire’s exterior shoulder step wears from hard cornering, the Yokohama A048’s arrow tread concept and symmetrical interior development allows put on tires to become remounted “inside-out” on their wheels that can help prolong the lifestyle from the Yokohama A048 tires. Our company recommend trimming ADVAN A048 tires to between 3/32″ to 4/32″ of step deepness for competitive street auto racing.
Yokohama Tire Firm is actually the N. United States production and also advertising arm from Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer and supplier from premium tires due to the fact that 1917. Yokohama Tires companies over 4,500 points from purchase in the United States, Yokohama Tire Organization offers a comprehensive line of tires, including high-performance, lightweight truck, automobile, business vehicle and also bus, as well as off-the-road mining as well as development treatments.
On the within, the ADVAN A048 is actually made from twin steel districts that enhanced along with spirally covered nylon material limit plies and belt side bits. The belt plan is actually put on leading of a rounded case concept that permits the tire to predictably take care of switches off straight-line traveling to higher g-force cornering as well as back.