215 40 R18 - The tyres for sports cars
Driver of a sports car (Mazda3 MPS, Golf GTI, etc.), see the dimension 215 40 R18 before a suitable variant to enjoy with the powerful vehicle the directions and the acceleration out of the turns. Compared to other car tyres this dimension corresponds to a discerning customer, whereby the steering, braking, etc. supported at higher speeds.
A controllable handling properties
A Ausbrechverhalten or insufficient turning stability can have serious consequences. The dimension 215 40 R18 has been specially developed for these situations. Tuned vehicles demand more than a compact car or small car. Both wet and dry roads, this vehicle requires more maintenance. The summer tyre provides those conditions and guarantees depending on the model a controllable handling properties. As with other tyre dimensions significant differences can be seen in the various manufacturers. Many a position themselves cheap manufacturers in tests in the upper midfield. However, the traction and performance of the dimension 215 40 R18 shows some weaknesses in this area.
Manufacturers that convince
For those who prefer high-performance vehicles, should be concerned for his safety. A test that showed AutoBild that prominent manufacturers such as Pirelli or Goodyear convince by good values in the wet and dry areas. The tyre models of the Chinese producers, however represent an increased risk for a driver. An excellent result was achieved by the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric. Short braking distances, stability in the corners and top values in the range of grip, ensuring driving at the limit. A similar driving behavior shows the summer tyres from Hankook (Ventus S1).
The dimension 215 40 R18 allows consumers to implement a sporty driving style on the streets. Grip, which provides the most varied soil conditions for the necessary security. Good models are, however, somewhat more expensive guarantee handling that their own needs are met.