Toyo Tires USA has just updated its Proxes line of high-performance tires with the new Proxes Sport max performance summer tire. It replaces the Proxes 1 and Proxes T1 Sport.
The new tire has a Y speed rating making it good for 186 mph. And it will be an ideal upgrade for sporty and high-performance big guns, such as the Audi R8, BMW M5, Ford Mustang GT, Lexus LC500h and Porsche 911.
While this tire is not the intended target for SUVs, there are a handful of sizes and load ranges that happen to fit some CUVs and small SUVs.
The Proxes Sport has a new secret sauce in the rubber Toyo calls Nano Balance Technology. The rubber “has more precisely arranged molecules in the tread compound of the tire,” the tiremaker said in a release. “It’s all about improved contact, improved grip, and improved handling.”
The tire is available in nearly 70 sizes, fitting 17- to 20-inch wheels — And Toyo has Proxes Sport widths up to a monstrous 305/25ZR for 20-inch wheels.
The tires will be in stores soon. The average minimum advertised price is $190 per tire and these should be bought in a set of four.
The Proxes Sport has a 25,000-mile warranty and is backed by the Toyo Tires 500 Mile Trial Offer. Buy a set of four and in the trial period of 45 days or 500 miles if you don’t like them, just return them to the original dealer with the original sales receipt and the reason you’re not satisfied. The dealer will replace the tires or refund the purchase price, including charges for mounting and balancing.