Road Legal Tyres:
The Avon ZZS is a tyre range developed to offer outstanding all-round performance in both wet and dry conditions and both on the road and on the track. The unique symmetrical and directional motorsport derived tread pattern was designed to maximize water clearance while maintaining superb dry weather performance through excellent tread block stability. The ZZS is fully road legal DOT marked and complies with all EU Tyre Labeling regulations.
New for 2015 the Avon ZZS will become the single control tyre for the official Caterham Roadsport, Tracksport and Supersort race championships.
- Superb dry and wet weather performance
- Fully road legal, DOT Marked and EU Tyre Labeling compliant
- List 1B permitted race tyre (2015 onwards)
- Full racing tread compound
- Designed by the Avon Tyres Motorsport Technical Department.
- Ideal championship control tyre
- Tyre construction utilises materials found in GT, F3, Formula Ford and other world class forms of motorsport.
- A road legal racing tyre
|TYRE SIZE||SERVICE INDEX||RIM CHOICE||RIM USED||MEASURED AT||DIAMETER||SECTION||TREAD||REVOLUTIONS|
|185/55R13||83V XL||5.5- 7.0||N/A||22||1.5||20.85||530||7.95||202||6.69||170||967||301|
|195/50R15||82W||5.5 – 7.0||N/A||30||2.1||23.08||577||7.91||201||6.97||177||874||552|
|245/40R15||88W||9.0 – 10.0||N/A||22||1.52||22.52||572||9.76||248||9.25||235||896||557|
|195/50R16||88V XL||5.5 – 7.0||N/A||29||2||23.70||602||8.40||214||7.40||187||851||529|
|225/45R17||94V XL||7.0 – 8.5||N/A||30||2.1||25.34||634||8.86||225||8.27||210||795||502|
Avon Tyres Motorsport produces slick tyres in a variety of different compounds, with each compound aimed at a specific area of motorsport. This gives us the flexibility to provide highly tailored products to individuals needs. Below is a guide on compounds from hard to soft in descending order.
Note – Compound variant is only available in our slick tyre range
Remember – Softer compound does not always equal faster lap times
|Hard||A70||Ultra Hard compound for saloon car circuit slick applications.|
|A29||Very Hard compound for saloon car circuit slick applications.|
|A60||Medium compound for saloon car circuit slick applications.|
|A30||Medium compound for classic applications.|
|A37||Hard compound for sportscar, Soft compound for saloon car applications.|
|A56||Hard compound for sportscar / single seater circuit slick.|
|514||Medium / Hard compound for single seater and sportscar circuit slick.|
|A24||Medium compound for single seater, sportscar and sidecar circuit slick applications.|
|A11||Medium compound for single seater, sportscar and sidecar circuit slick applications.|
|A53||Soft compound for single seater and sidecar circuit slick applications.|
|A43||Hard compound for single seater circuit wet. Soft compound for sportscar.|
|379||Hard GT Hillclimb Compound|
|A49||Medium / Soft compound for rallycross, single seater circuit.|
|A50||Medium GT Hillclimb Compound.|
|A15||Very soft compound for hillclimb slick / wet single seater circuit and sidecar wet applications.|
|A92||Very soft compound for hillclimb slick / wet single seater circuit and sidecar wet applications.|