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Old 01-31-2014, 04:22 AM   #1
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Different tires on the website ZL1?

What's up with these tires? The ZL1 on the Chevy website has different tires from mine. Did they change the tires on the 2014 or is this an error?
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Old 01-31-2014, 05:12 AM   #2
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Well the ground is wet so maybe they were doing some testing in wet weather with a different tire..
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Old 01-31-2014, 05:15 AM   #3
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Those look like Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. I wonder if they were testing these out on the ZL1?
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:43 AM   #4
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I saw these two. The ZLs still retain the Goodyears.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:42 AM   #5
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I noticed that as well. Definitely Michelin tires and they look too big to the point they're bulging over the wheels. Even though the website states Goodyear; you wonder if they switched because of the problems and the fact the C7 comes with Michelins.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:44 AM   #6
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On a different note; I really like the tail lights from that angle. I didn't realize they had an orange ring inside of them.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:30 AM   #7
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The North American ones don't, they are all red.
The European version has orange turn signals.
But those look much more orange than I have seen before.
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:09 AM   #8
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Could be a CTF vehicle, they ran other tires at times due to weather.
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:25 AM   #9
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I'm sure they were hoping no one would notice...lol!
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Old 01-31-2014, 12:44 PM   #10
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Looks like they are going To introduce ithe ZL1 in Europe. As the goodyears are Not available in Europe I makes sense they switch to the michelin.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:06 PM   #11
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Those are the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. My 2014 came with Goodyear tires. I will switch to the Michelin tires when the Goodyears wear out.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:30 PM   #12
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Yes, Michelins. No protective "bead". Also, the front tires on that pic seem to be wider than 285.
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:21 PM   #13
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:01 PM   #14
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I believe the car pictured in post 1 is just a computer rendering...
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Old 02-01-2014, 01:14 PM   #15
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Yes, Michelins. No protective "bead". Also, the front tires on that pic seem to be wider than 285.
Actually the super sports side wall sticks out past the rim which protect better, instead of the measly lip on the Goodyears that really don't do much. The fronts are probably the 295 width which gives it a better look. A friend of mine just put some on his ZL1 and they look awesome. 315s on the rear and 295s on front. They are about $420 each on Tirerack. This will be my next tire for my ZL1. Also the Goodyears are under $300 on there too. So if you want the oem.
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Old 02-01-2014, 02:18 PM   #16
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Speaking of..... I got a reply back from Michelin yesterday saying there are no current plans for a 305/35-20, but, you never know. (Sad. It was like when I had the RS is was limited to their SportCups or Pirelli Corsas, and that was it....... Then they came out with the MPSS in my size and all was well in the universe).

Although thinking about it, especially when you look at the prices, the GY's are supposed to be a great track (road track) tire which is what the car was intended for and may just have to live with the cold weather limitations for now. May just scoop up a set of the GYs for the near future.
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Old 02-02-2014, 11:39 PM   #17
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I believe the car pictured in post 1 is just a computer rendering...
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Not a real photo if you ask me.
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