CIAS 2018: AutoShow Tire Selection

CIAS 2018: AutoShow Tire Selection
The BMW i8 Roadster is an open-top plug-in hybrid that delivers the performance of a sports car with the efficiency of an electric vehicle. It comes equipped with Bridgestone Potenza 215/45/R20 tires. (Photos: Steve Pawlett)

The Canadian International AutoShow is a great opportunity to see the latest technologies that OEMs have to offer.

Tire News attended this event and took the opportunity to see which tire brands the manufacturers opted for on their latest models.

Volkswagen’s Arteon is an all-new fastback equipped with Pirelli P-Zero 245/35R20 tires.
Mitsubishi’s Eclipse Cross which features Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) and Drive Mode Selector, comes equipped with Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus 225/55/18 tires.
The 275 horsepower Hyundai Veloster N features unique suspension tuning dubbed N Power Sense Axle design and is equipped with Pirelli P-Zero 235/35R19 tires.
The Nissan Xmotion concept is a cutting-edge crossover compact SUV equipped with Michelin tires.
The Ram 1500 Sport offers almost twice the interior storage of is closest competitor and comes equipped with Goodyear M +S Eagle Touring 285/45/22 tires.
Subaru’s biggest SUV, the Ascent is a three-row crossover equipped with Falken ZIEX ZE001 A/S 245/50/20 tires.
Ford Mustang Bullitt honors the vehicle driven by Steve McQueen in the film Bullitt and comes equipped with Michelin Pilot Sports 4S 275-40/ZR19 tires.
Toyota iTRIL is an environmentally friendly compact electric vehicle for the urban lifestyle and comes equipped Goodyear tires.
The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 features a 650-hp blown LT4 and comes equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 285/30/ZR19 tires.
Porsche GT2 RS boasts 700 hp and has a top speed of 340 km/h and comes equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.
Mercedes AMG Project One is a limited production hybrid supercar featuring Formula One-derived technology and comes wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires.
Lexus LS Plus Concept comes with state-of-the-art technology and is equipped with Bridgestone tires.
The A8 is Audi’s flagship luxury sedan and comes equipped with Goodyear Eagle F1 265/40/20 tires.
The Cadillac ATS-V coupe comes equipped with Michelin Pilot Super Sport 255/35/ZR18 tires.
The Range Rover PHEV plug-in hybrid offers the same enhanced performance capabilities in an environmentally friendly PHEV SUV package. It coms equipped with Continental Cross Contact LX Sport 275/40/22 tires.
The Jaguar E PACE P300 AWP is the first compact SUV from Jaguar. It comes equipped with Pirelli Scorpion Zero 245/45/R20 tires.
The Infiniti Project Black S Concept marks Inifiniti and Renault Sport Formula One’s commitment to realizing the first road-ready F1 inspired car. It comes equipped with Pirelli P-Zero tires.
The Genesis GV90 Concept is a top-of-the-line SUV and comes equipped with Kumho 275/40/R23 tires.
The Volvo XC60 now offers a T8 twin engine electric plug-in hybrid producing 400-hp with electric all-wheel drive. It comes equipped with Pirelli PZero All Season 245/45/R20 tires.

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