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Firehawk Indy 500 tire has a 20% shorter stopping distance on wet roads, as compared to the previous version. The Pirelli-Piper GTX is designed to provide maximum grip and reduce water loss due to hydroplaning. The tire also features an anti-roll bar for better handling of wet roads. It’s available in black or white.

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Solazo S Plus is a performance and high performance summer tire designed to improve the handling characteristics of the vehicle. The tread pattern has been developed using silica compound with cross-linking technology to ensure that water doesn’t enter the wheel well. The tires have a maximum load rating of 7.5 kg/km, which is equivalent to over 1,000 km per hour. The tire has a weight capacity of 1,500 kg. It can also be used in extreme conditions like desert driving.

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‘Dim ax AS8’, which has been designed for high-performance cars and SUVs, offers excellent traction in snow and slush conditions. The tires have a load index of 6,500 kg per kilometre. They are available in two sizes: M+S and Axis. The tread pattern is similar to that of the O/E range. It also features an anti-lock brake system. Notably, this comes with a limited warranty.

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Top 10 Best Budget Summer Tires

Top Pick
1
Why we chose it
  • THE PULSE GROOVE CHANNEL HELPS REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING – The proprietary Pulse Groove channel in the tread pattern takes water evacuation to the next level helping to improve wet handling* and reduce the risk of hydroplaning
  • Ultra-High Summer Performance at a Great Value
  • Improved wet rubber compound and tread deisgn provides 20% shorter stopping distance on wet roads
  • Improved water evacuation for more control on wet roads
  • Ultra-High Performance with Bold Design
  • Proprietary Pulse Groove Technology improves water evacuation and helps increase resistance to hydroplaning
  • 20% SHORTER STOPPING DISTANCE ON WET ROADS – With an improved rubber compound and tread design, the new Indy 500 tire gives you a 20% shorter stopping distance on wet roads, as compared to the prior generation Fire hawk Wide Oval Indy 500 tire
  • CORNER WITH CONFIDENCE – The latest Firestone Fire hawk Indy 500 tire lets you corner with confidence featuring wide shoulders that increase the tire s stiffness to provide dynamic cornering
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 Ultra-High Summer Peformance Tire 245/45R17 99 W Extra Load: image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
2
Why we chose it
  • Season: Summer
  • Performance: High Performance
  • Car Type: Passenger
  • Treadlife: N/A
  • Load Range XL, 4-Ply Rated, 4-PR
Venom Power Ragnarok Zero X Summer High Performance Radial Tire-225/35R19 225/35ZR19 225/35/19 225/35-19 88W Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
3
Why we chose it
  • Season: Summer
  • Load Range XL, 4-Ply Rated, 4-PR
  • Treadlife: N/A
  • Performance: Performance
  • Car Type: Passenger
Set of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-225/50R17 225/50/17 225/50-17 98V Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: image
100%
customers recommend this product
5/ 5
4
Why we chose it
  • Performance: Performance
  • Load Range SL, 4-Ply Rated, 4-PR
  • Treadlife: N/A
  • Car Type: Passenger
  • Season: Summer
Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tire-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
Value for money4.8
Mileage4.5
5
Why we chose it
  • Treadlife: N/A
  • Car Type: Passenger
  • Load Range SL, 4-Ply Rated, 4-PR
  • Performance: Performance
  • Season: Summer
Set of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Mileage5
Value for money4.8
6

Hankook Ventus V12 evo 2 Summer Radial Tire – 205/45R17 W

7 ratings | 3 offers | 7 Reviews
Price: $121.99$143.99
Why we chose it
  • Package Weight: 18.7 pounds
  • Package Dimensions: 24.3 L x 8.0 H x 24.3 W (inches)
  • Construction type: Radial
  • Package dimensions:24.3″ (L) x 24.3″ (W) x 8.0″ (H)
Hankook Ventus V12 evo 2 Summer Radial Tire - 205/45R17 W: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
7

Kumho Ecsta PS31 Summer Performance Tire – 225/50ZR17 98W

36 ratings | 14 offers | 36 Reviews
Price starts from: $1
Why we chose it
  • 3D dimple design minimizes heat build-up on tread blocks, enhancing high-speed durability.
  • A solid center rib and stylish lateral grooves reinforce block stiffness and improve wet braking
  • Wide lateral grooves maximize water displacement when cornering and prevent irregular wear due to the 0-10 degree angle range
  • Wide four-channel circumferential grooves improve hydroplaning resistance
Kumho Ecsta PS31 Summer Performance Tire - 225/50ZR17 98W: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
8

Achilles ATR Sport Performance Radial Tire – 205/50R16 87V

123 ratings | 2 offers | 123 Reviews
Price: $83.79$94.98
Why we chose it
  • Image reflects model and tread design and not necessarily the size
  • Fit Type: Vehicle Specific
  • UTQG: 400 AA A
  • Ultra high performance
  • Brand new tire
  • Sidewall: BW
Achilles ATR Sport Performance Radial Tire - 205/50R16 87V: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
9

Radar Tires Dimax AS-8 Touring Radial Tire – 205/55R16 91V

45 ratings | 3 offers | 45 Reviews
Price: $82.92$95.19
Why we chose it
  • Fit type: Universal Fit
  • TRACTION IN SNOW & SLUSH: Large number of lateral sips delivers enhanced traction in snow and slush conditions
  • LONG LASTING: Optimized tread compound technology providing exceptional tread wear and high mileage (UTQG: 6 A A)
  • Load capacity: 1356.0 pounds
  • 50,000 mile (W/Y speed rating) & 60,000 mile (H/V speed rating) tread wear
  • CAUTION: Radar Tires recommends that you install the same size, load index, and speed rating as the stipulated O.E. fitment(s) or an acceptable alternative as specified by the vehicle manufacturer. We do not recommend installing standard tires as a replacement to your O.E. Run-Flat tires.
  • EXCEPTIONAL TRACTION: Asymmetric tread pattern with large lateral grooves delivers good traction and even wear
Radar Tires Dimax AS-8 Touring Radial Tire - 205/55R16 91V: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
10

Nokian ZLINE A/S Performance Radial Tire – 215/45R17 91W

14 ratings | 7 offers | 14 Reviews
Price: $108.99$139
Why we chose it
  • safety in all-seasons
  • controlled driving comfort
  • radial
  • excellent handling and stability
  • Fit type: Vehicle Specific
Nokian ZLINE A/S Performance Radial Tire - 215/45R17 91W: image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Top Pick
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 Ultra-High Summer Peformance Tire 245/45R17 99 W Extra Load
The Firehawk Indy 500 tire is Firestone's ultimate in sport performance, inspired by our racing heritage. With our new tread design featuring a proprietary Pulse Groove water channel, we have dramatically improved handling and braking on wet roads (as compared to the Firehawk Wide Oval Indy 500 tire). And with a new outer tread design, you can take a corner with great confidence. So if you're a car enthusiast looking for a tire that can provide extreme performance and extreme fun, this is the tire for you. W speed rated.
Ranking the Brands
Firestone: 10.00%
VENOM POWER: 10.00%
Premiorri: 30.00%
HANKOOK: 10.00%
Kumho: 10.00%
Achilles: 10.00%
Radar: 10.00%
Nokian: 10.00%

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Сomparison: Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 Ultra-High Summer Peformance Tire 245/45R17 99 W Extra Load: imageСomparison: Venom Power Ragnarok Zero X Summer High Performance Radial Tire-225/35R19 225/35ZR19 225/35/19 225/35-19 88W Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: imageСomparison: Set of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-225/50R17 225/50/17 225/50-17 98V Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: imageСomparison: Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tire-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: imageСomparison: Set of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side Wall: imageСomparison: Hankook Ventus V12 evo 2 Summer Radial Tire - 205/45R17 W: imageСomparison: Kumho Ecsta PS31 Summer Performance Tire - 225/50ZR17 98W: imageСomparison: Achilles ATR Sport Performance Radial Tire - 205/50R16 87V: imageСomparison: Radar Tires Dimax AS-8 Touring Radial Tire - 205/55R16 91V: imageСomparison: Nokian ZLINE A/S Performance Radial Tire - 215/45R17 91W: image
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 Ultra-High Summer Peformance Tire 245/45R17 99 W Extra LoadVenom Power Ragnarok Zero X Summer High Performance Radial Tire-225/35R19 225/35ZR19 225/35/19 225/35-19 88W Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side WallSet of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-225/50R17 225/50/17 225/50-17 98V Load Range XL 4-Ply BSW Black Side WallPremiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tire-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side WallSet of 2 (TWO) Premiorri Solazo S Plus Summer Performance Radial Tires-185/65R15 185/65/15 185/65-15 88H Load Range SL 4-Ply BSW Black Side WallHankook Ventus V12 evo 2 Summer Radial Tire – 205/45R17 WKumho Ecsta PS31 Summer Performance Tire – 225/50ZR17 98WAchilles ATR Sport Performance Radial Tire – 205/50R16 87VRadar Tires Dimax AS-8 Touring Radial Tire – 205/55R16 91VNokian ZLINE A/S Performance Radial Tire – 215/45R17 91W
Size245/45R17225/35R19225/50R17185/65R15185/65R15205/45R17225/50ZR17205/50R16205/55R16215/45R17
BrandFirestoneVENOM POWERPremiorriPremiorriPremiorriHANKOOKKumhoAchillesRadarNokian
Section Width245 Millimeters225 Millimeters225 Millimeters185 Millimeters185 Millimeters205 Millimeters225 Millimeters205 Millimeters205 Millimeters215 Millimeters
Load Capacity1708 Pounds1235 Pounds1653 Pounds1235 Pounds1235 Pounds1653 Pounds1201 Pounds1356 Pounds
Tread Depth10 32nds7.94 Millimeters10 Millimeters10 32nds10 Millimeters10.71 32nds10 32nds
Load Index Rating99.088.098.0088.0088.0088.0098.087.091.091.0
Tire Aspect Ratio45.035.050 Millimeters65 Millimeters65 Millimeters45.050.050.055.045.0
Rim Size17 Inches19 Inches17 Inches15 Inches15 Inches17 Inches17 Inches16 Inches16 Inches17 Inches
Speed RatingWWVHHWWVVW
Tire Diameter26 inches25.9 Inches24.5 Inches24.5 Inches24.8818897637795324.6
ManufacturerBridgestoneVenom PowerPremiorriPremiorriPremiorriHankookKumhoPT Multistrada Arah SaranaOmni UnitedNokian
Item Weight25 pounds23 pounds44 pounds18 pounds36 pounds18.7 pounds24.5 pounds19.8 pounds19.56 pounds19 pounds
Product Dimensions25.7 x 9.57 x 25.7 inches24 x 24 x 8 inches25 x 25 x 8 inches24 x 24 x 6 inches24 x 24 x 6 inches24.3 x 24.3 x 8 inches25.9 x 25.9 x 9.2 inches24.1 x 24.1 x 8.4 inches24.88 x 23.5 x 24.88 inches25 x 25 x 9 inches
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Special Features2% Shorter Stopping Distance On Wet Roads With An Improved Rubber Compound And Tread Design, The New Indy 500 Tire Gives You A 2% Shorter Stopping Distance On Wet Roads, As Compared To The Prior Generation Firehawk Wide Oval Indy 500 Tire., Corner With Confidence The Latest Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 Tire Lets You Corner With Confidence Featuring Wide Shoulders That Increase The Tire’s Stiffness To Provide Dynamic Cornering., The Pulse Groove Channel Helps Reduce The Risk Of Hydroplaning The Proprietary Pulse Groove Channel In The Tread Pattern Takes Water Evacuation To The Next Level Helping To Improve Wet Handling* And Reduce The Risk Of Hydroplaning.Low_rolling_resistanceLow_rolling_resistance, Tread_wear_indicatorRun_flat
Aspect Ratio45.035.050 Millimeters65 Millimeters65 Millimeters45.050.050.055.045.0
ConstructionRadialRRRRRadialRadialRadialRadialRadial
Rim Diameter17 Inches19 Inches17 Inches15 Inches15 Inches17 Inches17 Inches16 Inches16 Inches17 Inches
UTQG340AATreadwear: 420, Traction: A, Temperature: A320AAA460AA400AA600AA
Rim Width8 Inches7 Inches5.5 Inches5.5 Inches7 Inches7.5 Inches
ExteriorBSW: Black Side WallBSW: Black Side WallBSW: Black Side WallBSW: Black Side Wall

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