Not done anything yet but will be doing a bit as I've decided to stay with this car for a few years - normally change car every 2 to 3 years but really like the Avant and the flexibility it gives so will work with it to improve things over stock
Might I be able to fit a narrower tyre with higher profile - looked in this site that compares speed difference with varying tyre profile and with a 225 x 40 x 19 there is only a 0.2 % variation in speed compared to shown speed - this should be OK ??
Tyre Width Equivalency...
Cheers guys - seems it might be a good idea then - was thinking of putting winters on the OEM 19" rims (not sure of size) and then getting a set of BBS 19" to fit the summers on (currently running Avon ZZ5) which have been good.
To all you Scots,
I will be moving to live near Inverness (Northside of Cromarty Firth) in a couple of weeks and have spent all my driving time (over 40 years) in London and South East.
Do you recommend fitting winter tyres or is this unnecessary - would appreciate views !!
Have a black...
Not North London but NW - good reputation - in West Hampstead
I recently fitted Avon ZZ5 - 255 x 19 x 35 to replace the Conti's -- sooooo much quieter and eliminated the tramlining - really pleased with them and they also have an A rating for wet grip performance - were £496 fitted / balanced and disposal of old tyres through...
Used to use Pace Ward when I had my EVO - very popular on Evo scene