7 Baller Super Cars and The Tires They Have
Tires are important; it doesn’t matter how much power you’re making if you can’t get it to the ground. That’s why the most expensive cars in the world use tires that are extremely advanced – and expensive, too.
What kind of tires do the world’s most exclusive cars ride on? To answer this question, we’ve compiled a list of the most lavish cars in the world and their tires.
Only two of these $3.9 million dollar cars exist in the United States. Powered by a 6.5 liter V12 engine, the Veneno is capable of over 200 mph. Upfront, it wears Pirelli P-Zero tires in a 255/30 ZR20; outback it’s fitted with 355/25 ZR21 tires. These tires showcase red trim and lettering to help them stand out from the rest of the Pirelli lineup.
W Motors Lykan Hypersport:
Not to be outdone by the Lambo, the $3.4 million dollar Lykan Hypersport is capable of reaching a 245 mph top speed. Powered by a 750 horsepower engine, this amazing machine is touted as being the first Arabic supercar. It seems Pirelli is the tire of choice for exotic sports cars, and the Hypersport is no exception; it’s got a pair of 255/35 ZR19s upfront and 335/30 ZR20s in the back.
Aston Martin One-77:
While the $1.85 million dollar One-77 might not have as much power as the Bugatti Veyron, its gorgeous design and limited production (only 77 were built) make it the object of affection for many car buffs. Under the long, sloping hood, you’ll find a 750 horsepower V-12 capable of propelling the car to a top speed of 220 mph. The tires are Pirelli P Zero Corsas measuring 255/35 ZR20 in the front and 335/30 ZR20 in the rear.
Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster:
Only 5 roadster versions of the Zonda Cinque were built. Sporting a $1.85 million dollar price tag and a V-12 engine, the roadster can reach a top speed of 217 mph. For shoes, it wears Pirelli Pzero tires in a 255/35 ZR19 upfront and 235/30 ZR20 back.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport:
The $1.7 million dollar Veyron has been around for a while now, but it still holds the title of the world’s fastest street legal production car, touting a top speed of 267 mph. Going that fast requires a special tire, so Michelin designed a tire for the Veyron, capable of handling the stress of driving at more than 250 mph. The tires measure 245/690 R 520 A front and 365/710 R 540 A in the rear, are equipped with Michelin PAX system which measures the pressure automatically, and can run flat for approximately 125 miles at 50 mph.
Lamborghini has never been known for producing economy cars; the Reventon carries a $1.6 million dollar price tag and is limited to a production run of just 20 models. It can make the sprint from 0 to 60 in just 3.3 seconds and tops out at 211 mph. For tires the Reventon is equipped with Pirelli P Zeros measuring 245/35 ZR18 in the front and 335/30 ZR18 in the rear.
Koenigsegg Agera R:
Vying for the title of the world fastest car, the $1.6 million dollar Agera R is capable of reaching a 270 mph top speed. From the factory however, the top speed is limited to 235 mph, requiring the driver to sign a waiver before the restriction is lifted. The Dedicated Michelin Supersport tires are a 265/35 ZR19 in the front and a 345/30 ZR20 in the rear.
It’s not surprise that the most exotic cars in the world, wear tires that are equally as exotic. The next time you see a supercar on the road or parked at a car show, take the time to see what kind of tires it has – we guarantee they won’t be the same ones that are on your Honda Accord