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    Tire life?

    I have never owned a sports car. I am wondering about the life of the tires that come on the cayman under normal driving conditions. Not planning on racing the car. Just occasionally punching the gas to get my blood moving. I have had one salesperson tell me 30K miles and another told me 10K. I am not real interested in owning a car that is going to go thru 2 sets of tires a year. Thanks.

    Re: Tire life?

    If you do not do jack rabbit launches (and certainly not wheel -spinning launches) and drive fast but far from grip limits, I would say north of 15k miles, maybe 20k miles.

    Re: Tire life?

    You should see 15k for the rears, and 20k from the fronts, provided you drive in a sensible manner, with a few mad moments. Highway driving wil extend these figures. 18s will outlast 19s too

    Re: Tire life?

    Thanks guys. That sounds more reasonable. What about cost of the tires? I have been told anywhere between $200 and $400 per tire.

    Re: Tire life?

    Michelin Sport PS2 at www.tirerack.com. 18" front $242; 18" rear $269. 19" front $282; 19" rear $302. These are the maximum performance summer tires that came on the early Caymans. There are cheaper and harder compound tires that will give longer wear at the cost of less ultimate grip.

     
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