General Exclaim UHP Ultra High Performance Summer tire

General Exclaim UHP is the tire you want if you are looking for an Ultra High Performance Summer tire at a great price. I am using this tire now on my Nissan 350Z and I have been very happy with the performance. The two benefits that caught my attention are its wet traction performance and price. The General Exclaim UHP is designed to provide high levels...  Read More

My experience with the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A

I recently bought a new Pontiac G8 GT that was fitted with the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A summer tires. The car is a decently sized four-door sedan with the 19" wheels and tire option, but I must admit that the Bridgestones make the car handle like it weighs half as much! Road noise is acceptable (at least so far), and wet traction is very good. I have a...  Read More

An Informative Way to Start Your Tire Search

As you know, Tire Rack keeps a large number of consumer surveys on hand. This is strictly for your benefit during the purchasing process. You'll find tire reviews for a number of popular manufacturers, which means you can read Hankook tire reviews, Sumitomo tire reviews, Uniroyal tire reviews...of course the list doesn't stop there.To make it even easier...  Read More

HAWK HPS Brake pads

Are you looking for more initial bite and grab with your brake pads? Do you always buy the best in tires like Michelin, Bridgestone, or Continental? The Hawk HPS pad is the pad for you!  From a heavier vehicle to a sporty compact, the Hawk HPS pads are some of the best pads money can buy. Best-in-class stopping power, initial bite, and livable road manners!...  Read More

Highest Rated 350Z tires

Now that there are some real options in the right sizes for the 350Z, it is interesting to see which 350Z tires get the highest ratings from our consumer Tire Reviews. In the 225/45-18 and 245/45-18 size combination, the top non-winter tires (a couple winter tires actually achieve the highest ratings) are the Bridgestone RE960AS Pole Position and the Micheli...  Read More

350Z Tire Options

The Nissan 350Z came in quite a few configurations:  Base, Enthusiast, Gran Touring, NISMO, Touring and Track (not to mention Coupe or Convertible in several of these configurations. The Base, Enthusiast, and Touring models came with a 225/45-18 Front tire and 245/45-18 rear tire.  In 2003, these were quite unique sizes and there weren't many tire options...  Read More