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Do you drive a high powered car? Improve grip and cornering with the best high performance tyres. Performance car tyres are designed to provide superior handling for sport and premium vehicles.

High performance tyres


What are high performance tyres?


High performance tyres are designed to provide superior levels of handling and grip at high speeds. They do this by incorporating a larger contact patch, which clings to the road surface when cornering. This offers improved stability for sports and racing car. The best high performance tyres are constructed using specially designed compounds that provide better braking distances than regular tyres. Popular high performance tyres include the Bridestone Potenza RE050A and Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.

Want to know more about how your vehicle could benefit from high performance tyres? Call our team of friendly advisors today on 0333 016 6550.

How do ultra high performance tyres work?


Where regular tyres struggle to translate power into the road surface, high performance tyres are stickier, giving you better handling when driving faster. Performance tyres are wider, which puts more rubber on the road surface and spreads the workload. They also have lower profiles to reduce the flex in the sidewalls and improving handling in the bends.

Here are some key differences between performance and regular tyres:

  • A unique tread pattern
  • Softer rubber compounds
  • Improved construction

The benefits of high performance tyres


Although high performance may not be your main priority when purchasing a new set of tyres, there are many advantages to consider – not least, increased safety.

Here are just some of the other benefits of performance tyres:

  • Precise steering
  • Superior cornering stability
  • Quieter on the road
  • Shorter stopping distances
  • Enhanced grip in dry and wet conditions

Do I need high performance tyres?


Ultra high performance tyres aren’t suitable for all vehicles or motorists. They are usually more expensive than regular tyres and their tread may wear down more quickly due to the softer compounds used. They are also not as efficient as, say, energy saving tyres. This means they may be less suitable for drivers concerned about their fuel consumption, tyre life, or who mainly only drive short distances.

If, however, you’re looking for tyres that maximise speed, safety and responsiveness, high performance tyres could be an investment which repays many times over. Performance tyres are ideal for dynamic drivers, who require stability and precision at high speed.

Our best-selling high performance tyres


From Bridgestone to Michelin performance tyres, we stock high performance tyres from a range of reputable brands. Learn more about the industry’s best high performance tyres below. Alternatively, use our tyre search tool at the top of the page to find the best high performance tyre deals.

Bridgestone Potenza RE050A

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3

Michelin Pilot Sport 4s

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