Dimension 245 40 R18: low-profile tires for sporty vehicles
One of the tire dimension most frequently offered is the size 245 40 R18. It involves wide tires, showing by their low profile, especially at high speeds, excellent handling.
Sporty in appearance and performance
245 40 R18 tires gummed on the road. The wide contact profile of the tire guarantees an optimal traction and therefore top results in traction, handling and braking characteristics. Also, because this is low-profile tires, 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 tires. tires 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 tire 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 tires 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 tire 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 tires 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 tires sized 245 40 R18. In addition, the flexing at low-profile tires of this size is greatly reduced, resulting in higher mileage performance.