The ongoing alliance in between Lotus and Yokohama Tires continues as the Lotus decided to possess Yokohama ADVAN A048 tires for the jazzed-up Lotus Exige. Yokohama tires are actually currently the formal tires on the Lotus Elise. The Lotus Exige is engineered specifically for the racetrack, where maximum hold as well as instant guiding response are very crucial. Consequently, Lotus has selected Yokohama’s ultra-high-performance ADVAN A048s as the tires of selection for the lightweight Lotus Exige.
“Our company’re pleased to be functioning once again with Lotus and also thrilled they opted for Yokohama as OE on the Exige,” claimed Jeff Woodworker, Yokohama supervisor. “The ADVAN A048 is actually made primarily for the Exige’s racetrack-like functionality. That’s an incredibly lightweight sports car that has 190 horse power as well as can easily go 150 kilometers per hour. The ADVAN A048 is the best tire for the automobile’s exceptional handling as well as reaction as well as highlights the very best in the Exige, which possesses its very own auto racing collection in the United Kingdom. “
Along with being the OE tires for the Lotus Exige, Yokohama Tires’ flagship ADVAN line is now initial devices on numerous eternity’s fastest and very most distinguished motor vehicles, including the Bentley Continental GT, Bentley’s Continental Flying Impulse, the Lotus Elise, 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, and also Lexus GS300 and GS430.
The ADVAN A048 is Yokohama’s Street-Legal Competitors tire crafted for the vehicle drivers of autos competing in autocross competitors, keep track of schools, lapping days and circuit-type driver racing. The Yokohama A048 was built off Yokohama racing innovation for an assortment from motor vehicles that consist of the 18-inch edge size fitments used on the Porsche 911, Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche Boxster as well as others.
On the outside, the ADVAN A048 molds a race-ready material that delivers dry out hold over a wide variety from temps in to a 6/32-inch deeper, “singular block” tread layout that enhances step hardness and also showcases a wide facility location that keeps in continual contact with the monitor to boost cornering reliability, on-center feeling and also steering action. As the tire’s outer shoulder step uses coming from difficult cornering, the Yokohama A048’s arrow walk design and also symmetrical internal development enables used tires to become remounted “inside-out” on their wheels to assist lengthen the life of the Yokohama A048 tires. We recommend trimming ADVAN A048 tires to between 3/32″ to 4/32″ from tread depth for competitive road racing.
Yokohama Tire Enterprise is the North American production as well as marketing arm from Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global producer and distributor from fee tires due to the fact that 1917. Yokohama Tires companies over 4,500 aspects from sale in the United States, Yokohama Tire Enterprise supplies a full line of tires, including high-performance, light truck, auto, office truck and bus, as well as off-the-road exploration and also development treatments.
On the within, the ADVAN A048 is actually crafted from paired steel districts that bolstered with spirally wrapped nylon material cap plies and belt side bits. The district package is placed on top of a spherical case style that enables the tire to naturally deal with changes off straight-line traveling to high g-force cornering and back.