It is important to have the right tires on your car to give it stability and maneuverability, especially when the roads are wet. However, some car owners want performance tires on their vehicles for looks as well as for stability. Here are some of the advantages of driving on performance tires.
Better Heat Resistance
While you are driving, your tires will begin to create heat and can easily overheat on hot summer days when driving on hot asphalt. Overheated tires are the main reason for tire failure while on the road. If it’s time to replace your car tires, ask for performance tires when you visit tire stores, because they resist heat better, making them less likely to fail while you are on the road.
Performance tires provide better traction and handling on the road than standard car tires do, even on wet pavement. Their treads provide better traction and grip, which improves your car’s handling and braking distance. With better handling, especially under wet road conditions, you and your passengers will be safer.
Smoother Driving at High Speeds
Performance tires are made to have improved handling at higher rates of speed, which means that they can also take hard corners. Even if you drive at the speed limit, performance tires will provide a smoother ride on highways than most all-season tires do. Most tire stores now carry performance tires in stock because they are becoming popular for all types of cars, not just sports cars.
Although performance tires don’t usually last as long as standard tires and are more expensive, they do provide better handling at higher speeds. They are available with different treads as well as in an all-season tire that provides better traction in all types of weather. If you have questions about buying performance tires for your car, call Auto Customs at 808-545-1658. You can follow them on Twitter for latest news and update!