Michelin Pilot Super Sport 225/40 R18 88Y

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The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a high performance tire that offers excellent grip and handling in both dry and wet conditions. The tire is constructed with a special tread compound that includes Michelin’s unique MaxTouch Construction™ which helps to evenly distribute contact with the road for longer wear. The Pilot Super Sport also features Michelin’s Variable Contact Patch 2.0™ technology which provides more consistent contact with the road for increased traction and handling. Additionally, the tire features an asymmetric tread design with wide outer tread blocks for improved grip and stability in turns, and a circumferential tread groove to help evacuate water for improved wet traction. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a summer tire that is designed to be used in warm weather conditions.

What does 225/40R18 mean?

225

The tire width is 225mm.

40

The aspect ratio of the tire is 40. Aspect ratio is the relative height of tire sidewall. The number refers to the percentage of sidewall height in relation to tire width.

R

The letter in the middle refers to tire construction. Practically all tires sold for cars are radials.

Sometimes you also see tires with RF or ZR. RF indicates the tire is run flat, whereas ZR means the tire has speed rating higher than V. These tires are also radials, as the R indicates.

18

Rim diameter for the tire.

225/40R18 88Y tire size

The width of 225/40R18 88Y tire is stated in millimeters and sidewall height in percentages. In this table you’ll find out the 225/40R18 88Y tire size in inches as well as few additional metrics:

In inches In millimeters

Section Width

8.9″ 225mm

Sidewall height

3.5″ 90mm

Diameter / Height

25.1″ 637mm

Circumference

78.8″ 2002mm

Rim Diameter

18″

Revolutions

804 per mile 500 per kilometer

Rim Size for 225/40R18 88Y Tires

Recommended rim sizes for 225/40R18 88Y tire:

Diameter Width Range
18″ 7.5-9″

What does 88Y mean?

The load index 88 means that the tire has been designed to support 1235 lbs or 560 kg.

The speed index Y means that the tire has been designed to be used in speed up to 186 mph or 300 kph.

This size tire is usually used on smaller vehicles, such as sedans and coupes.

AboutMichelin

Michelin is a French tire company that was founded in 1989. The company is known for its innovation and high-quality products. Michelin tires are used on some of the world’s fastest cars and have won numerous awards. The Pilot Super Sport is Michelin’s flagship tire and is designed for high-performance vehicles. It offers excellent grip and handling, and is one of the most popular tires in the world.

Tire Specification

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SKU:
Brand: Michelin
Model: Pilot Super Sport
Season: Summer
Size: 225/40 R18
Load Index: 88 — 560 kg | x4 - 2240 kg
Speed Index: Y — 300 km\h
Application
Car Type:Passenger
Road: City
Technologies
XL / Extra Load: No
RunFlat technology: No
Commercial / Reinforced: No
Additional
Year: 2011
EU Label
Fuel efficiency: E
Wet grip: B
Noise level: 71dB

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