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  • Year Released: 2013
  • Regions for sale: Americas, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Oceania
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The drivers said that they loved the unsurpassed blend of dry and wet traction and handling provided by this tire.
– Almost every user mentioned that these tires had great cornering and dry grip capabilities.
– One happy owner wrote that he experienced incredible tread life with these tires.
– The tire's price is considered by many as well worth it for the performance.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver complained that the tires were wearing out too fast.
– The disappointed customers said that hydroplaning on wet roads was something they had never experienced until they put these tires on.
– Some consumers complained about the tires' poor quality.

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Description

Track day after track day, make the most of your sports car. Developed in partnership with AMG SLS Coupe Black Series, Porsche 918 Spyder and 911 GT3, and Ferrari 458 Speciale.

  • Faster on a dry track. -1.8 seconds per lap (Bi-Compound Technology utilizes an endurance racing compound in the outer tread and a rigid elastomer in the inner tread).
  • Faster on a wet track. -1.2 seconds per lap (Track Longevity Technology 2.0 combines Variable Contact Patch 3.0 with a race inspired reinforced shoulder construction).
  • 50% more track laps (+20% deeper tread depth).

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Michelin / Pilot Sport Cup 2
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
Width
215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 315 / 325 / 335 / 345 mm
Aspect Ratio
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Michelin / Pilot Sport Cup 2 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Section width Load range Tread depth Sidewall styling Max inflation pressure Max load at cold inflation pressure Utqg Approved rim width Revs per mile Overall diameter Tire weight Measured rim width Price
R17 215/45 R17 91Y XL 215/45 R17 91Y XL 8.4 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1367.0 180/AA/A 7 - 8 844.0 24.7 21.49 7.0
R17 225/45 R17 94Y XL 225/45 R17 94Y XL 8.9 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1477.0 180/AA/A 7 - 8.5 833.0 25.0 22.71 7.5
R17 255/40 R17 98Y XL 255/40 R17 98Y XL 10.2 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1653.0 180/AA/A 8.5 - 10 831.0 25.0 26.15 9.0
R18 225/40 R18 92Y XL 225/40 R18 92Y XL 9.1 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1389.0 180/AA/A 7.5 - 9 829.0 25.1 20.24 8.0
R18 235/40 R18 95Y XL 235/40 R18 95Y XL 9.5 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1521.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 819.0 25.4 23.59 8.5
R18 245/35 R18 92Y XL 245/35 R18 92Y XL 9.7 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1389.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 840.0 24.8 22.86 8.5
R18 245/40 R18 97Y XL 245/40 R18 97Y XL 9.8 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1609.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 809.0 25.7 25.44 8.5
R18 265/35 R18 97Y XL 265/35 R18 97Y XL 10.7 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1609.0 180/AA/A 9 - 10.5 822.0 25.3 25.93 9.5
R18 285/30 R18 97Y XL 285/30 R18 97Y XL 11.4 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1609.0 180/AA/A 9.5 - 10.5 840.0 24.8 25.07 10.0
R18 295/30 R18 98Y XL 295/30 R18 98Y XL 11.9 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1653.0 180/AA/A 10 - 11 832.0 25.0 26.37 10.5
R19 235/35 R19 91Y XL 235/35 R19 91Y XL 9.5 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1367.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 817.0 25.5 21.98 8.5
R19 235/40 R19 96Y XL 235/40 R19 96Y XL 9.5 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1565.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 787.0 26.4 24.56 8.5
R19 245/35 R19 93Y XL 245/35 R19 93Y XL 9.8 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1433.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 807.0 25.8 22.49 8.5
R19 255/35 R19 96Y XL 255/35 R19 96Y XL 10.2 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1565.0 180/AA/A 8.5 - 10 799.0 26.0 23.48 9.0
R19 265/30 R19 93Y XL 265/30 R19 93Y XL 10.7 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1433.0 180/AA/A 9 - 10 822.0 25.3 22.86 9.5
R19 265/35 R19 98Y XL 265/35 R19 98Y XL 10.7 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1653.0 180/AA/A 9 - 10.5 790.0 26.3 25.18 9.5
R19 265/40 R19 102Y XL 265/40 R19 102Y XL 10.7 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1874.0 180/AA/A 9 - 10.5 760.0 27.4 26.34 9.5
R19 275/35 R19 100Y XL 275/35 R19 100Y XL 11.0 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1764.0 180/AA/A 9 - 11 783.0 26.6 24.03 9.5
R19 285/30 R19 94Y 285/30 R19 94Y 11.4 5.9 BW 51.0 1477.0 180/AA/A 9.5 - 10.5 807.0 25.8 28.99 10.0
R19 285/35 R19 103Y XL 285/35 R19 103Y XL 11.4 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1929.0 180/AA/A 9.5 - 11 774.0 26.9 27.38 10.0
R19 295/30 R19 100Y XL 295/30 R19 100Y XL 11.9 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1764.0 180/AA/A 10 - 11 799.0 26.0 28.17 10.5
R19 305/30 R19 98Y 305/30 R19 98Y 12.3 5.5 BW 51.0 1653.0 180/AA/A 10.5 - 11.5 792.0 26.3 26.52 11.0
R19 305/30 R19 102Y XL 305/30 R19 102Y XL 12.3 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1874.0 180/AA/A 10.5 - 11.5 792.0 26.3 28.35 11.0
R19 315/30 R19 100Y 315/30 R19 100Y 12.6 6.0 BW 51.0 1764.0 180/AA/A 10.5 - 11.5 785.0 26.5 26.52 11.0
R19 325/30 R19 105Y XL 325/30 R19 105Y XL 13.0 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 2039.0 180/AA/A 11 - 12 778.0 26.7 30.53 11.5
R19 345/30 R19 109Y XL 345/30 R19 109Y XL 13.8 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 2271.0 180/AA/A 11.5 - 12.5 765.0 27.2 35.54 12.0
R20 245/30 R20 90Y XL 245/30 R20 90Y XL 9.8 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1323.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9 805.0 25.8 21.94 8.5
R20 245/35 R20 91Y 245/35 R20 91Y 9.8 7.2 BW 51.0 1367.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 777.0 26.8 23.26 8.5
R20 245/35 R20 95Y XL 245/35 R20 95Y XL 9.8 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1521.0 180/AA/A 8 - 9.5 777.0 26.8 23.3 8.5
R20 255/40 R20 101Y XL 255/40 R20 101Y XL 10.2 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1819.0 180/AA/A 8.5 - 10 742.0 28.0 27.65 9.0
R20 265/35 R20 95Y 265/35 R20 95Y 10.7 7.2 BW 51.0 1521.0 180/AA/A 9 - 10.5 761.0 27.3 25.49 9.5
R20 265/35 R20 99Y XL 265/35 R20 99Y XL 10.7 XL 5.5 BW 50.0 1709.0 140/A/A 9 - 10.5 761.0 27.3 24.71 9.5
R20 285/30 R20 99Y XL 285/30 R20 99Y XL 11.4 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1709.0 180/AA/A 9.5 - 10.5 777.0 26.8 27.27 10.0
R20 285/35 R20 104Y XL 285/35 R20 104Y XL 11.4 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1984.0 180/AA/A 9.5 - 11 746.0 27.9 30.73 10.0
R20 295/30 R20 101Y XL 295/30 R20 101Y XL 11.9 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1819.0 180/AA/A 10 - 11 770.0 27.0 28.59 10.5
R20 305/30 R20 103Y XL 305/30 R20 103Y XL 12.3 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1929.0 180/AA/A 10.5 - 11.5 764.0 27.2 30.64 11.0
R20 325/25 R20 101Y XL 325/25 R20 101Y XL 13.2 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1819.0 180/AA/A 11.5 - 12.5 788.0 26.4 29.19 12.0
R20 325/30 R20 106Y XL 325/30 R20 106Y XL 13.0 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 2094.0 180/AA/A 11 - 12 750.0 27.7 31.2 11.5
R20 335/25 R20 99Y 335/25 R20 99Y 13.5 5.7 BW 51.0 1709.0 180/AA/A 11.5 - 12.5 782.0 26.6 31.97 12.0
R20 345/30 R20 106Y 345/30 R20 106Y 13.8 7.2 BW 50.0 2094.0 180/AA/A 11.5 - 12.5 738.0 28.2 33.18 12.0
R21 275/35 R21 103Y XL 275/35 R21 103Y XL 10.9 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 1929.0 180/AA/A 9 - 11 729.0 28.5 27.62 9.5
R21 315/30 R21 105Y XL 315/30 R21 105Y XL 12.6 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 2039.0 180/AA/A 10.5 - 11.5 731.0 28.5 30.86 11.0
R21 325/30 R21 104Y 325/30 R21 104Y 13.0 7.2 BW 51.0 1984.0 180/AA/A 11 - 12 725.0 28.7 33.88 11.5
R21 325/30 R21 108Y XL 325/30 R21 108Y XL 13.0 XL 7.2 BW 50.0 2194.0 180/AA/A 11 - 12 725.0 28.7 33.99 11.5

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