ERJ staff report (TB)
Las Vegas, Nevada -- Mercedes-Benz AG and Mitsubishi Motor Corp. have approved Yokohama Advan ultra-high-performance tyres for original equipment fitment on certain AMG and Lancer Evo sport-tuned models, respectively.
Mercedes has approved Advan Sport UHP radials for its CL63 AMG, CL65 AMG and ML63 AMG sport-tuned versions of the car maker's CL-class luxury coupe and ML-class premium sport-utility vehicles, according to Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC), the US subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. The Advans are one of multiple options on the AMG line, according to Mark Chung, director, strategic marketing for YTC.
Sizes offered will be 255/35ZR20 XL for the front and 275/35ZR20 XL for the rear of both the CL65 AMG and CL63 AMG. For the front and rear of the ML63 AMG, the size offered is 295/40ZR20 106Y.
Mitsubishi picked Advan A13C tires in size 245/40R18 93Y for all trim levels of the Lancer Evo and also announced an Advan Sport fitment on its Geolandar.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)