Dry Performance Handling Treadwear Wet Performance Comfort

Key Facts about Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec:


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

Reasons to buy

Most drivers appreciated the tire’s performance in dry and wet conditions.
The car owner said those tires had great traction for acceleration, braking and cornering.

Reasons not to buy

One car owner complained the tires were loud at high speed.


The Direzza ZII Spec is developed to be practical on the road while being deliver outstanding track performance.


  • Strong lateral and longitudinal grip in any situation
  • Excellent cornering performance from corner in to corner out
  • Great controllability for all devices from beginners to experts


  • The DZZ2 offers race like performance in all conditions
  • Consistent grip and precision
  • Stability at the track and on the road

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec
Car Type
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features
R14 185/60 R14 82H 185/60 R14 82H
R15 195/50 R15 82V 195/50 R15 82V
R15 195/55 R15 85V 195/55 R15 85V
R15 205/50 R15 86V 205/50 R15 86V
R16 205/50 R16 87V 205/50 R16 87V
R16 205/55 R16 91V 205/55 R16 91V
R16 225/45 R16 89W 225/45 R16 89W
R16 225/50 R16 92V 225/50 R16 92V
R17 205/45 R17 84W 205/45 R17 84W
R17 215/40 R17 83W 215/40 R17 83W
R17 215/45 R17 87W 215/45 R17 87W
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95W 245/45 R17 95W
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R18 225/40 R18 88W 225/40 R18 88W
R18 225/45 R18 91W 225/45 R18 91W
R18 235/40 R18 91W 235/40 R18 91W
R18 245/40 R18 93W 245/40 R18 93W
R18 255/35 R18 90W 255/35 R18 90W
R18 265/35 R18 93W 265/35 R18 93W
R18 275/35 R18 95W 275/35 R18 95W
R18 285/30 R18 93W 285/30 R18 93W
R19 245/40 R19 94W 245/40 R19 94W
R19 275/35 R19 96W 275/35 R19 96W

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    To evaluate the ultimate performance and daily livability of some of the newest and best Extreme Performance Summer tires, we gathered the reigning champion Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R, our old friend Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec, the new-to-us and recently updated Falken Azenis RT615K and the brand new Nexen N FERA SUR4 for a road ride and track test.

  • Jan 08, 2015

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  • Jan 01, 2015

    Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec

    Bought new tires for the spring/summer time. I had the Dunlop Direzza ZI before and I was very happy with them, so I decided to get the next gen Direzza ZII. These tires will be going on my Enkei RPF1.

  • Jul 11, 2013

    Tested: Extreme Performance Summer Tires | Tire Rack

    BFGoodrich introduced the Extreme Performance Summer category with their g-Force T/A KD. Its dry traction and handling approached the level of R-compound tires, but stayed street friendly. To reestablish itself in the category, they launched the g-Force Rival to rival the dry performance of other category tires. Does it?

  • Jan 11, 2013

    Intro Track Drive on the Dunlop Direzza ZII | Tire Rack

    When rumblings of a replacement for the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec began, its fans debated the pros/cons of any change while they waited to see if improvements could be made without losing the good in an already great tire. The goal was simple if not easy: improve dry traction/handling without sacrificing any wet/wear characteristics.