Close to a racing tire, ADVAN NEOVA is Yokohama new flagship street tire. Utilizing the latest racing technology and know-how which they cultivated supplying one-make tires to the world’s top racing competitions including the WTCC (FIA’s World Touring Car Championship).
The new product inherits the existing ADVAN NEOVA AD08’s tread pattern and employs the new compound “MS Compound 2R” which was developed with the goal of improving initial gripping capability and controllability. In circuit driving, the tire makes lap times that exceed the ADVAN NEOVA AD08 starting with the first lap, exhibiting a superior grip that persists even after many more laps.
The AD08R also made its debut win in the opening game of the All Japan Gymkhana Championship. Vehicles equipped with the AD08R finished # 1 to # 4.
The new tyre is currently available in 265/35R18 93W, 255/35R18 90W, 255/40R18 95W, 255/40R17 94W, 225/45R17 91W, 205/45R16 83W, 205/50R16 87V, 195/50R15 82V and 195/55R15 85V. Yokohama has stated that there will be more sizes introduced later this year.