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      09-12-2012, 04:32 PM   #1
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yokohama s drive

Has anyone on here have ever tried the S-drive?
And what do you think about it?
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      09-12-2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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I have them on my E36 as street tires. Only had them for about 1,500 miles, but I think they are fine for normal cars, but on a high performance car I don't think they have the grip you would want.
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I'd rather get the new Vreds.

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I`d rather get something else as well but for the fitment that i have there are limited choices to what i can get
Fitment is 255/30/20 and 285/30/20
not alot of choices at that rate.
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I`d rather get something else as well but for the fitment that i have there are limited choices to what i can get
Fitment is 255/30/20 and 285/30/20
not alot of choices at that rate.
The S.Drive is a solid tire, but as mentioned above it does not have the grip level that one would need to make full use of the M3's capabilities.

Given your size combo:

For Yokohama, the Advan Sport is a better option in that size, though not readily available.

The Hankook Ventus V12 Evo is good bang for the buck, and stickier than the S.Drive.

The Sumitomo HTR Z III is better bang for the buck. (Better performance for similar price)

Those are the highlights of what we list in your size. Full listing here:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSe...&affiliate=AW8
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      09-13-2012, 11:27 PM   #6
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Terribly uncomfortable and loud tire in my experience. Grip and handling was fine but I would never buy them again. Had them in 245/45/18 on our tuned Tiguan. It's a fantastic looking tire though and super cheap cost.
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