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Tire Rank :: Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus

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Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus



Description

Zero Pressure (ZP) sizes and original equipment fitments for the Porsche Panamera.

  • Excellent wet handling (Only ultra-high performance tire in the Michelin lineup to offer TriFusion - three different compounds bonded together on the tread face to provide a balance of all-weather performance).
  • Performance grip with 45,000-mile limited warranty (State-of-the-art directional tread pattern and wet-weather silica compound combine for extreme wet-weather control).
  • Strong all-weather performance (Enhanced MaxTouch Construction to maximize the tire’s contact with the road and evenly distribute the forces of acceleration, braking and cornering — delivering longer tread life without sacrifice).

Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus Latest News

  • Oct 03, 2012
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position in Winter

    How well do High Performance All-Season tires perform in the snow and on the ice? We took the top-selling Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS and three other tires from the category to Sweden to find out.

  • Jun 29, 2011
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

    After a successful run as a top-selling Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, Bridgestone replaced the Potenza RE960AS Pole Position with the new Potenza RE970AS Pole Position. While only a few numbers in the name have changed, there is plenty of advanced technology packed into this tire.

  • Jan 07, 2010
    Video

    Tested: Winter Testing at the Arctic Circle I Tire Rack

    Our three-part Arctic Circle winter series from January of 2009 concludes with this evaluation of the effectiveness of Ultra High Performance All-Season tires -- during the height of the winter season -- in Northern Sweden. These tires' three-season focus usually comes at some expense in the fourth season's wintertime traction levels.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Pilot Sport A/S Plus
Car Type
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
Width
205 / 225 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
V (max 149 mph) ... Z (max > 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Pilot Sport A/S Plus Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Overall diameter Tire weight Tread depth Max load at cold inflation pressure Revs per mile Section width Max inflation pressure Load range Approved rim width Utqg Measured rim width Sidewall styling Price
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y 26.7 33.95 10.0 1709.0 780.0 10.9 51.0 9 - 11 500/AA/A 9.5 BW
R19 255/45 R19 100V 255/45 R19 100V 28.1 28.66 9.0 1764.0 741.0 10.0 44.0 8 - 9.5 440/A/A 8.5 BW
From 327.9
R19 285/40 R19 103V 285/40 R19 103V
From 479.6
R19 285/40 R19 103V 285/40 R19 103V
From 479.6
R20 255/40 R20 101V XL 255/40 R20 101V XL 28.0 27.78 10.0 1819.0 742.0 10.2 50.0 XL 8.5 - 10 440/A/A 9.0 BW
From 295.5
R20 295/35 R20 105V XL 295/35 R20 105V XL 28.1 31.72 9.5 2039.0 740.0 11.9 50.0 XL 10 - 11.5 440/A/A 10.5 BW
From 399.3

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Questions and Answers

  • Oct 03, 2012
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position in Winter

    How well do High Performance All-Season tires perform in the snow and on the ice? We took the top-selling Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS and three other tires from the category to Sweden to find out.

  • Jun 29, 2011
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

    After a successful run as a top-selling Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, Bridgestone replaced the Potenza RE960AS Pole Position with the new Potenza RE970AS Pole Position. While only a few numbers in the name have changed, there is plenty of advanced technology packed into this tire.

  • Jan 07, 2010
    Video

    Tested: Winter Testing at the Arctic Circle I Tire Rack

    Our three-part Arctic Circle winter series from January of 2009 concludes with this evaluation of the effectiveness of Ultra High Performance All-Season tires -- during the height of the winter season -- in Northern Sweden. These tires' three-season focus usually comes at some expense in the fourth season's wintertime traction levels.

  • Jul 21, 2009
    Video

    Tested: Raising the Bar on Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires I Tire Rack

    Tire companies always work to improve on successful designs. Many succeed, but not all. Continental hit a home run with the ContiExtremeContact Ultra High Performance All-Season tire but then challenged their design team to improve dry road handling and road manners without sacrificing winter traction. Their solution is the new ExtremeContact DWS.

  • May 01, 2009
    Video

    Tested: The New Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus

    Michelin showcased their leadership in design and manufacturing in the Pilot Sport A/S. Lessons learned there combined with engineering advances brings us the Pilot Sport A/S Plus. Sharing only the tread pattern and basic sidewall styling, the new tire features a completely revised internal construction and fine-tuned placement of improved tread compounds to elevate overall performance and tread wear.