Toyo Tires Info Guide

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Courtesy Of Toyo Tires Sep 1, 2009 0 Comment(s)

We all use our GM vehicles in different way. Some of us are hardcore dragsters while others are street dominators and some love to wreak havoc with there SUV's. Whatever you do with your vehicle Toyo Tires has the tire that will suit your needs.

Founded in the United States in 1966, Toyo Tires has always been known for there performance tires which serves the need for luxury vehicles, high performance cars and trucks & SUV's. Being a huge supporter of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Toyo makes DOT tires as well as slicks.

Here is a list of tires that was specifically chosen to help you with the right tire for your GM vehicle:

Ultra High Performance

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Proxes R888
The Proxes R888 is the Official Tire for Speed World Challenge. This R-compound D.O.T. approved competition radial which is ideal for road racing and track days. It features a semi-slick shoulder area to increase cornering force and a unidirectional tread pattern with v-shaped grooves to enhance wet traction and control. A rounded outer shoulder helps to maintain tire contact, even during changes in suspension geometry. A continuous center contact delivers excellent directional control during hard braking. The Proxes R888's 6/32nd-inch tread can be shaved for maximum dry traction.

Available Sizes:
Diameters: 13"-19"
Widths: 185mm-335mm
Height: 60-30

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Proxes R1R
The Proxes R1R is an extreme performance tire for high performance sport coupes and sedans which makes it ideal for aggressive street driving. It has a dynamic arrowhead tread pattern for excellent water drainage and wet performance. Its wide footprint delivers maximum dry weather traction and an aggressive appearance for the enthusiast driver. A high steel side ply ensures a rapid steering response, while a spiral-wound cap helps provide high-speed stability.

Available Sizes:
Diameters: 15"-18"
Widths: 195mm-275mm
Height: 55-35

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Proxes T1R
Toyo's Proxes T1R is the latest generation UHP radial designed exclusively for high-end sport sedans and coupes. It takes advantage of computer simulation technology providing high-speed stability in both dry and wet conditions with low noise and ride comfort. The tread pattern features rigid shoulder rib-bands that deliver excellent dry handling while resisting irregular wear for less tire noise. The V-shaped main grooves and the silica compound deliver superior wet performance.

Available Sizes:
Diameters: 14"-22"
Widths: 185mm-315mm
Height: 55-25

All-Season Ultra-High Performance

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Proxes 4
One of the most popular tires for trucks and SUV's with large aftermarket wheels the Proxes 4 features a W-shaped unidirectional tread design, which is both attractive and has aggressive grip. The Proxes 4 features Toyo's "Generation S" silica-reinforced, high grip tread compound for exceptional all-season traction and durability. Tmode design technology, another Toyo exclusive, results in a smooth, quiet ride. In addition, steering response is improved by using a hard, bead filler compound. A modern, high-image sidewall design, coupled with the Proxes 4's aggressive, high-angle tread grooves, enhances the appearance and performance of today's cars, trucks and SUV's.

Available Sizes:
Diameters: 15"-28"
Widths: 195mm-305mm
Height: 55-25

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