05-18-2013, 10:31 PM
Can't stop ***ifying
Drives: Ashen 2013 Gray ZL1
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Honolulu, HI
Originally Posted by Bhobbs
The new wheels and tires are part of the engineering.
Putting slicks on a car is a marketing decision. If other manufacturers started putting slick compound tired on production cars and making claims of being better than the competitors performance number, you would have a weird cold war that results in all sports car having tires that last two months after purchase...but stick really well.
Gm design or even aid in engineering these tires. They signed a contract to supply that tire with that car.
1995 Trans-Am, 1995 Suzuki RF-600,
1989 Jetta GLI, 1993 Yamaha FZR600, 1985 honda Civic S,
1998 Grand Prix GP, 1997 Marauder 800, 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1, 2002 Yamaha YZF-R1, 1992 300ZX TTw/garrett td06 TT kit
, 2001 Yamaha R6,
1993 Corvette, 2005 Honda RC51,
2005 G35, 1998 Nissan Altima, 2003 Volvo S80 T6, 2005 Mustang GT, 2008 Lexus IS 350, 1980 corvette hotrod - still have,
1994 corvette, convertible 1997, BMW Z3, 2005 ZX-10R, 2006 Corvette Z06
, 2009 M3 DCT convertible, 2011 BMW 328i, 2003 Infiniti FX35 - still have, 2009 M3 DCT
, 2013 Camaro ZL1 - still have