If you drive a sporty coupe or sedan, you'll appreciate the performance benefits of a low profile tire. Thanks to a shorter sidewall, these tires handle curves, corners and turns with tight precision and control. But that same sidewall slightly compromises ride comfort because less rubber means less flexibility. When it's all about performance, though, take a look at the following (available in low profile sizes):
BFGoodrich g-Force Sport (Ultra High Performance Summer)
"These tires are quiet whether you are cruising or really pushing it, almost no noise. They stick like glue to the road wet or dry. I mean really stick. I am now able to corner at faster speeds with confidence and I must say that after 17,000 miles they look much better than any I have ever owned after the beating I put on them." Tire Rack Consumer Review, Nissan Sentra, AZ
Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110 (Max Performance Summer)
"The Hankooks have really improved the feel of my car—the ride is smooth while still sporty, and it's so much more quiet. They grip dry roads...and the few times I've had it in the rain, whether a downpour or just a sprinkle, the RX-8 stuck to the road and gave me a lot of confidence." Tire Rack Consumer Review, Mazda RX-8, OH
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