Yokohama Releases New Luxury, Performance Tires

Yokohama Advan has announced its two newest ultra high-performance tires, the Sport V105 and Neova AD08 R, both of which are available in the U.S.

The Sport V105, which was developed at the world-famous Nürburgring track, will ultimately be available in 55 sizes with 13 of those available at launch. The lineup will range from 17- to 20-inch applications and can be paired up to high-end luxury and performance vehicles. Available today are standard OEM sizes for various Mercedes-Benz models.

As for the Neova AD08 R, the tire manufacturer claims it will raise the bar on pure performance and will be available in 37 sizes, with 10 of those available at its launch. The rest of the sizes will be rolled out throughout this summer and will range from 15- to 19-inch sizes with fitments for a variety of sport coupes, intended for drivers with desires of extreme levels of grip and precision handling.

The V105 was developed with leading European automakers to create high levels of wet and dry grip in addition to a comfortable and quiet ride. The AD08 R on the other hand, features a newly developed compound to improve performance in wet and dry conditions along with lower lap times for driving enthusiasts.

GALLERY: Yokohama Advan Sport V105 and Neova AD08 R