Performance Tires

Performance
  • IRONMAN® - IMOVE GEN 3 AS
    IRONMAN®IMOVE GEN 3 AS
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    # 4236430279
    IMOVE GEN 3 AS Tires by IRONMAN®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The Ironman iMOVE GEN 3 AS is the perfect entry level option for higher horsepower sports cars and sedans delivering exceptional all-season performance. Built with...
    Asymmetric patterns showcases larger, stable block on the outside of the tire to enhance dry performanceIncreased siping and lateral slits support enhanced all-season traction
    $52.00 - $143.00
    In Stock (106960) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • TOYO TIRES® - EXTENSA HP II
    TOYO TIRES®EXTENSA HP II
    2
    # 717753017
    EXTENSA HP II Tires by TOYO TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The Extensa HP 2 delivers superb all-season handling and a comfortable ride. This value-driven, high performance tire is the perfect balance between high...
    Unidirectional tread design provides a perfect blend of all-season traction in a stylish packageSingle-cut and double-cut tapers optimize block stiffness to enhance braking performance
    $77.24 - $252.04
    In Stock (21521) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • IRONMAN® - IMOVE GEN2 SUV
    IRONMAN®IMOVE GEN2 SUV
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    # 802280556
    IMOVE GEN2 SUV Tires by IRONMAN®. Season: All Season. Type: Truck / SUV, Performance. From overall handling to enhanced traction, the iMove Gen2 SUV tires boast multiple intelligent design features that deliver dynamic highway...
    Built to deliver an optimal balance of quality and aestheticsM+S rating ensures all-season performance and a peace-of-mind
    $131.00 - $178.00
    In Stock (23393) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • FALKEN® - ZIEX ZE960 A/S
    FALKEN®ZIEX ZE960 A/S
    3
    # 5589645433
    ZIEX ZE960 A/S Tires by FALKEN®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The ZIEX ZE960 All-Season incorporates the latest in technology and design from Falken to create an excellent choice for drivers of today’s sedans, sports cars...
    Latest generation drive axle tyreDelivering superb traction in all weather conditions
    $81.00 - $231.63
    In Stock (18882) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • LEXANI TIRES® - LX-THIRTY
    LEXANI TIRES®LX-THIRTY
    9
    # 16754658
    LX-THIRTY Tires by LEXANI TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Truck / SUV. Made in Lexani’s state of the art tire manufacturing facility, LX-Thirty Tires deliver a synergistic balance of high-speed capabilities, performance...
    $107.47 - $611.37
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • KUMHO® - ECSTA PA51
    KUMHO®ECSTA PA51
    1
    # 1260557626
    ECSTA PA51 Tires by KUMHO®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. With its state-of-the-art tread design and new innovative compound, the Ecsta PA51 is able to deliver the enhanced handling, traction and extended tread-life needed for...
    Circumferential and lateral grooves along with full-depth sipes help to expel water and snow quickly to help improve control, even in inclement weatherVariable pitch tread design lowers road harmonics for a quieter, more comfortable ride; especially at high speeds
    $117.00 - $251.00
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • FALKEN® - AZENIS FK460 A/S
    FALKEN®AZENIS FK460 A/S
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    # 5307755031
    AZENIS FK460 A/S Tires by FALKEN®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The AZENIS FK460 A/S, Falken’s all-new Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, blends the versatility you demand of an all-season tire with the excitement you...
    Confidence in light snowLong-lasting wet traction
    $140.00 - $310.00
    In Stock (7801) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • HANKOOK® - VENTUS V12 EVO2 K120
    HANKOOK®VENTUS V12 EVO2 K120
    3
    # 21144827
    VENTUS V12 EVO2 K120 Tires by HANKOOK®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. This top-of-the-range tire was designed specifically for drivers who like to express their own style and crave for unsurpassed performance in sports driving....
    Special indicator will help you check vehicle alignmentAqua jet channels water to the main groove wall
    $133.99 - $348.99
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • HANKOOK® - VENTUS V2 CONCEPT 2 H457
    HANKOOK®VENTUS V2 CONCEPT 2 H457
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    # 17744004
    VENTUS V2 CONCEPT 2 H457 Tires by HANKOOK®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Experience the pleasure of driving with a stylish and economical tire - VENTUS V2. Thanks to its dynamic and technical tread design, the tire offers...
    3-D point effect and center rib block offers efficient handling.Optimal profile design ensures safe riding at high speeds.
    $82.99 - $218.99
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • NITTO® - MOTIVO
    NITTO®MOTIVO
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    # 33209105
    MOTIVO Tires by NITTO®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The Motivo is an all-season ultra-high performance tire engineered to keep pace with your active lifestyle. Whether you're headed to the slopes for a ski weekend or a...
    Alignment IndicatorsAdvanced Siping Technology
    $121.00 - $273.00
    In Stock (4254) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO A/S PLUS 3
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO A/S PLUS 3
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    # 5589685188
    P ZERO A/S PLUS 3 Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. P ZERO™ AS PLUS 3 is the newest Pirelli Ultra-High Performance replacement tire for driving enthusiasts. Keeping close to its family roots, the new P...
    Asymmetric designLarger longitudinal grooves (+2% vs. previous product)
    $185.47 - $326.08
    In Stock (6979) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • FALKEN® - AZENIS RT615K PLUS
    FALKEN®AZENIS RT615K PLUS
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    # 3023236276
    AZENIS RT615K PLUS Tires by FALKEN®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. Developed for the maximum performance-minded driver, the AZENIS RT615K+ is derived from the original competition-winning RT615K. The PLUS encompasses an all-new...
    Provides excellent traction in all racing conditions.Deliver motorsports-level grip and unsurpassed cornering response.
    $117.00 - $365.00
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • HANKOOK® - VENTUS ST RH06
    HANKOOK®VENTUS ST RH06
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    # 15319753
    VENTUS ST RH06 Tires by HANKOOK®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Truck / SUV. This sporty all-season tire with high-speed driving performance and stylish design will exceed all your expectations. Developed for SUVs and sport...
    Tread design provides excellent dry and wet performance.Offers outstanding operation and extended wear life.
    $194.99 - $314.99
    In Stock (866) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO NERO A/S
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO NERO A/S
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    # 467042
    P ZERO NERO A/S Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Ensures quiet ride, precise cornering and superior grip in all driving conditions. The all season tread design offers precision handling, constant and...
    Optimized tread pattern design enhances handling and controlUnique grooves improve grip and roadholding
    $205.67 - $330.52
    In Stock (9446) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • NITTO® - NT555RII
    NITTO®NT555RII
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    # 2859080820
    NT555RII Tires by NITTO®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. This NT555RII tire is a DOT-compliant competition drag radial tire designed with additional flexibility for the weekend drag racer. This tire combines a high-grip compound and...
    Competition PerformanceHigh-Speed Stability
    $215.00 - $533.00
    In Stock (2890) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • KUMHO® - ECSTA PA31
    KUMHO®ECSTA PA31
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    # 17891047
    ECSTA PA31 Tires by KUMHO®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Designed, engineered and produced specifically for today's growing number of mid-level sports sedans and coupes, the Ecsta PA31 delivers outstanding street performance...
    Heavy sipe density and large cross grooves expel water quickly, improving snow and wet weather handling.The directional tread design is shaped to avoid uneven wear and delivers excellent steering, cornering and braking in all-season conditions.
    $99.36 - $191.90
    In Stock (5133) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO NERO A/S (RUN FLAT)
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO NERO A/S (RUN FLAT)
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    # 467056
    P ZERO NERO A/S (RUN FLAT) Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Run Flat. Ensures quiet ride, precise cornering and superior grip in all driving conditions. The all season tread design offers precision...
    Optimized tread pattern design enhances handling and controlUnique grooves improve grip and roadholding
    $270.59
    In Stock (548) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • YOKOHAMA® - AVID ASCEND LX
    YOKOHAMA®AVID ASCEND LX
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    # 2295081271
    AVID ASCEND LX Tires by YOKOHAMA®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Yokohama tires are designed to perform better, keep you safer, and take you further. The AVID Ascend has tread block bridges to reduce tread movement for even...
    Allow for responsive handling in any weather conditionsEnhanced traction and superb cornering, even in light snow
    $114.99 - $211.99
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • KUMHO® - ECSTA AST
    KUMHO®ECSTA AST
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    # 469367
    ECSTA AST Tires by KUMHO®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Designed with an aggressive directional tread pattern, the Ecsta AST is the perfect choice for plus-size fitments on imported and domestic passenger sedans. The Ecsta AST...
    Outstanding all-season tread compound to improve wear resistance and ride comfort.Specially designed jointless high-strength bead wire to increase load capacity and minimize road surface vibration.
    $125.96
    In Stock (1256) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • COOPER TIRES® - COBRA INSTINCT
    COOPER TIRES®COBRA INSTINCT
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    # 5586867673
    COBRA INSTINCT Tires by COOPER TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. The Cobra Instinct is Cooper’s performance tire that is targeted to buyers who prefer an all-season tire. With the hyper-responsive performance and wet...
    All-Season PerformanceRim Protection
    $132.99 - $269.99
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • VOGUE® - CUSTOM BUILT RADIAL VIII BLUE STRIPE
    VOGUE®CUSTOM BUILT RADIAL VIII BLUE STRIPE
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    # 5717861557
    CUSTOM BUILT RADIAL VIII BLUE STRIPE Tires by VOGUE®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Classic / Muscle / Retro. Looking for high-quality tires that provide exceptional performance in any weather and season? You can’t do better...
    Exclusive whitewall design with a blue stripeAsymmetrical tread pattern for superior all-season performance and long tread life
    $222.48 - $435.03
    In Stock (124) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • TOYO TIRES® - M320
    TOYO TIRES®M320
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    # 78709360
    M320 Tires by TOYO TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Commercial (HD). The M320 is an even-wearing, on/off-road highway tire built for multiple applications in the most demanding high-traction, high-torque environments....
    Tough tread compound resists cuts and chips to extend tire lifeOptimized footprint design for even wear and long life
    $480.27 - $490.60
    In Stock (469) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT EXALTO PE2
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT EXALTO PE2
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    # 468102
    PILOT EXALTO PE2 Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Fuel Efficient. Ultra-high performance fitments for classic Porsches.
    Truly excellent grip and precision steering when corneringLow Rolling Resistance
    $229.23 - $250.77
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  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PREMIER LTX
    MICHELIN TIRES®PREMIER LTX
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    # 81498424
    PREMIER LTX Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Fuel Efficient. Safe when new and safe when worn – it’s all about the Michelin PREMIER LTX! Designed to provide excellent stopping power, this tire stops...
    Shorter StoppingHydroplaning Resistance
    $235.99 - $301.99
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PREMIER A/S
    MICHELIN TIRES®PREMIER A/S
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    # 26116405
    PREMIER A/S Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance, Fuel Efficient. Safe when new and safe when worn – it’s all about the Michelin Premier A/S tire! Designed to provide excellent stopping power, this tire...
    Excellent level of safetyLow Rolling Resistance
    $253.99
    In Stock (232) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SUPER SPORT ZP (RUN FLAT)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SUPER SPORT ZP (RUN FLAT)
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    # 65590668
    PILOT SUPER SPORT ZP (RUN FLAT) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Run Flat. Get this premium-grade Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire to enjoy the exhilaration of driving Michelin’s best performing street tire!...
    Born from Endurance RacingUltimate Precision Handling
    $346.20 - $679.60
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT PS2 ZP (RUN FLAT)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT PS2 ZP (RUN FLAT)
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    # 468177
    PILOT SPORT PS2 ZP (RUN FLAT) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Run Flat. Looking for big, grippy tires that will help the car hook up and transfer all of that power to the pavement? There’s no better choice...
    Engineered to facilitate precise cornering and consistent straight-line performanceDual tread design and dual rubber compounding for excellent wet and dry performance
    $492.41 - $545.65
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  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT)
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    # 5586867694
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition, Run Flat. Engineered for ultra-high performance sports vehicles, the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport Cup 2 R track tire is the...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $602.98 - $820.11
    In Stock (3) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • FALKEN® - AZENIS FK510 SUV
    FALKEN®AZENIS FK510 SUV
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    # 3988095137
    AZENIS FK510 SUV Tires by FALKEN®. Season: Summer. Type: Truck / SUV, Performance. Falken’s latest generation ultra high performance summer tire, the AZENIS FK510 SUV is designed for drivers of premium vehicles looking for excellent...
    Tension Control TechnologyAdaptive Constant Pressure (ACP) Pattern Design
    $216.00 - $344.00
    In Stock (878) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • FALKEN® - ZIEX S/TZ05
    FALKEN®ZIEX S/TZ05
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    # 15319997
    ZIEX S/TZ05 Tires by FALKEN®. Season: All Season. Type: Performance. Whether you’re cruising through the city or driving on the open highway, the ZIEX S/TZ05 provides unparalleled performance and comfort. With an advanced M+S...
    Five-Rib Symmetric Tread DesignSolid Center Rib
    $220.37 - $444.77
    In Stock (1158) - Ships within 24 hrs




When enthusiasts talk performance, you may hear about superchargers, cams, headers, and other parts that help an engine make gobs of horsepower, and coilovers, fat sway bars and poly bushings that can make a car seem like it’s cornering on rails. Big drilled and slotted disc brake rotors and multi-piston calipers that create the force to stop almost instantaneously may also be mentioned. But all these goodies are useless if the tires don’t grip, so if you want to realize the full potential of your vehicle’s acceleration, handling, and braking capabilities, you need our performance tires.

Now when you think of performance tires, wide, low-profile sticky meats for sports cars probably come to mind, and we certainly have a large selection of them, but if you look over our performance tire range you’ll see we offer tires that can improve the performance of many types of vehicles, in a variety of driving conditions. Whether you drive that sports car on twisty roads, take your 4x4 truck or SUV on off road adventures, or want to relive the glory days in your muscle car, we have performance tires that can boost your vehicle’s competency, from all the top brands and in sizes up to 32”.

Two important factors that determine a tire’s performance capabilities are tread design and rubber compound. Tread configuration will vary according to application, but in general performance tires have fewer and shallower grooves and voids, which puts more rubber in contact with the road for better grip. Rubber compound also depends on application, but as a rule performance tires have a softer compound. Hard rubber is slippery and prone to spin under acceleration and slide during hard cornering or braking – performance not only suffers but a car with tires that are spinning and sliding isn’t under control and could result in an accident. In contrast, the soft, sticky rubber of performance tires will get the power to the ground and stay planted when turning and stopping.

Track/competition tires for drag racing and road racing in dry conditions, like drag radials, have no tread or minimal tread and the softest rubber compound for maximum traction. Such tires are not legal for use on public roads and the soft compound means they don’t usually last very long. Some racing tires have just enough tread to make them DOT (Department of Transportation) legal for the street, but extensive street use is not advised because they will also wear quickly and the grooves are not really sufficient for driving in the rain. Performance summer tires are best for street use when ambient temperatures are above 40ºF. They have less space between tread blocks, shallower tread depth, fewer grooves, and commonly feature continuous, unbroken ribs to put more rubber on the road.

When shopping for performance summer tires you may see adjectives like “ultra”, “extreme”, and “max” used with the words “high performance”, which means such tires have softer rubber compound and are even stickier than regular performance summer tires. In addition to compound and tread optimized for maximum road grip, the low profile performance summer tires for late model vehicles with large diameter rims have shorter and stiffer sidewalls for less flex and more precise steering and handling. And even though the tread is shallower on performance summer tires, the tread design is optimized to expel water and prevent hydroplaning on wet summer roads. We offer performance summer tires in all of the top speed ratings including V (149 mph), Z (149 mph and above), W (168 mph) and Y (186 mph).

However, before choosing performance summer tires you should consider your driving conditions. It goes without saying that the tread design makes performance summer tires useless in snow, but the ambient temperature must also be taken into account. Because the tread compound was designed to perform in hot temperatures, when the mercury drops to 40ºF or below performance summer tires get hard and traction will suffer. More importantly, when the temperature drops below freezing a vehicle with performance summer tires should not be driven or even rolled as the rubber compound can crack, irreparably damaging the tires. If it never snows where you live and you rarely see temperatures below 40ºF, performance summer tires are a great choice, otherwise performance all season tires may be a better option.

All season tires are designed for a variety of year-round driving conditions, including light snow, so their tread has to be more aggressive and deeper, which means less rubber on the road and more flex than summer tires. But if the weather in your area dictates the need for all season tires it doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to drive your sports coupe or sedan conservatively. Performance all season tires have tread compound that will grip better on dry and wet roads than ordinary passenger all season tires, but of course the tradeoff for this is shorter tread life. They come in all of the popular diameters for late model performance cars so you get the benefit of stiffer, low profile sidewalls, and with speed ratings that coincide with modern performance car capabilities.

But if you live in an area that gets much more snow and ice than the occasional storm, and where the mercury routinely drops below freezing, instead of all season tires you need the superior snow and ice traction, and cold weather grip provided by winter/snow tires. However, this doesn’t mean you have to give up performance. Performance winter/snow tires come in sizes for all popular performance cars and trucks, and with the high speed ratings to match these vehicles’ speed capabilities. Like performance all season tires, performance winter/snow tires have more grip than their passenger-rated counterparts, albeit with shorter tread life. Performance winter/snow tires bear the mountain/snowflake symbol, indicating they deliver the highest levels of traction on snow, ice and in extreme cold.

Speaking of traction, if the OE rubber on your 4x4 truck, Jeep or SUV isn’t getting the job done when you venture off the pavement, check out our performance all terrain/off road/mud tires. Whether you’re charging across desert sands, over forest dirt trails, or through muck and mud, we have the performance tires that will provide the grab you need, with the toughness to withstand punishment leveled by the roughest landscape. And if your vintage car is rolling on bias-ply rubber, you can enjoy substantially improved acceleration, cornering, and braking with a set of our classic/muscle/retro radial tires. These tires are available with wide whitewalls, redlines, and raised white letters so you can have the authentic look you want, but with modern performance and ride quality.

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Well worth the cost.. i have tried mostly all tire brands.. but this set i just purchased 4/2024 are the best!! You Will them.. yes expensive. But u get what u pay for... no joke!!
Posted by Chris (Waterbury, CT) / April 10, 20242010 Acura ZDX
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