PERFORMANCE TIRES

Performance tires offer drivers great maneuverability, traction and overall surface grip. They are typically found on sports cars and sport sedans. TIRES BY SIZETIRES BY VEHICLE

What are performance tires?

Performance tires are typically low-profile tires with large tread blocks for dry traction and grip. They are usually found on sports cars and sport sedans because they are designed to handle higher speeds and corner well.


What are the advantages of performance tires?

Performance tires and built to handle higher speeds and cornering better than other tire types.


What are the disadvantages of performance tires?

Performance tires tend to have stiff sidewalls, which can result in a less forgiving ride. Also, performance tires generally carry a higher price tag than other tire types due to their specialized design.


How is the tread life of performance tires?

The soft rubber composition of performance tires can cause them to wear faster than some other tire types.


How do you know performance tires are best for your needs?

Start by learning more about tires. Also, speak with your local Pep Boys tire expert to see if performance tires are right for you.

Pep Boys Recommended Tire

BFGoodrich GForce Comp 2 AS

BFGoodrich’s best ultra-high performance all-season tire ever.
  • Performance Tread Profile - Consistent tread block rigidity balances acceleration forces within the tire footprint.
  • Equal Tension Containment System - Optimizes the contact patch for enhanced traction at speed
  • Advanced Mold Design - Squared-off shoulder and enhanced contact patch shape evenly distributes stresses across the tire footprint.
  • Directional Tread Design - Large, rigid tread blocks optimize rubber-to-road contact for ultimate dry grip.
  • All-Season Compound - High-silica, cold-weather flexing compound designed for the best wet and dry grip.