Dimension 245 40 R18: low-profile tyres for sporty vehicles
One of the tyre dimension most frequently offered is the size 245 40 R18. It involves wide tyres, showing by their low profile, especially at high speeds, excellent handling.
Sporty in appearance and performance
245 40 R18 tyres gummed on the road. The wide contact profile of the tyre guarantees an optimal traction and therefore top results in traction, handling and braking characteristics. Also, because this is low-profile tyres, the cornering stability is especially high. In addition, the flexing falls through the low altitude low from what a positive effect on the longevity of the tyres. tyres of size 245 40 R18 are suitable for 18-inch wheels. These give the car look sportier appearance and make the steering more direct.
The ideal choice for high speeds
A tyre in size 245 40 R18, which boasts high performance in wet grip, is the Michelin PILOT SPORT 3 GRNX EL . Even in other dimensions got the summer tyres in independent tests excellent evaluations. So there was the issue of Auto Bild sportscars from April 2011, the review recommended for the Michelin Pilot Sport 3 in size 225 40 R18. In EU tyre label the wider variation ends with 245 mm width in wet grip in Class A (AG). Among others, for the very wide longitudinal grooves in the tread responsible, carry away what water efficiently. In combination with the outer disks of the tyres caused so short braking distances. The Michelin PILOT SPORT 3 GRNX EL are approved for speeds of up to 300 km/h.
Short braking distances and excellent driveability are guaranteed with the wide tyres sized 245 40 R18. In addition, the flexing at low-profile tyres of this size is greatly reduced, resulting in higher mileage performance.