Since then, Nitto has introduced their new NT05 tire. This is 200-treadwear tire is aggressive enough for the track, yet sturdy enough for heavy street use. Based on the NT01 race tire technology the NT05 features a large continuous center rib and big outer shoulder blocks to ensure optimum tire contact with the road. They offer crisp turn-in, great steering feedback, and improved braking. Best of all you won't have to mortgage your house to afford a set.
NT05 Features: -Large continuous center rib and big outer shoulder blocks provide optimum tread contact with the road -Outer shoulder was engineered with a large contact patch to optimize dry performance and cornering -Reinforced tread blocks provide rigidity and stability
These tread features help provide crisp turn-in, excellent steering feedback, and stability under braking; all of which contribute to boosting driver confidence.
The NT05 will be available in the most popular sizes for high-performance vehicles. Several sizes will be available first quarter 2009 with additional sizes released throughout the year.