By Alex Kapadia
Pirelli have been chosen as the principal supplier of tyres for the new Lotus Evora.
Lotus Cars Limited has selected Pirelli the P Zero tyres as the product of choice for the new sports car.
The homologated size on the Evora is the 225/40ZR18 Y XL on the front and 255/35ZR19 YXL on the rear.
The Evora is the first all new Lotus to be released since the iconic Elise roadster in 1995.
Mathew Becker, executive engineer of vehicle dynamics for Lotus, believes that the Pirelli P ZeroTM enhances the dynamic performance of the Evora.
“The Lotus Evora has been developed to deliver class-leading steering and handling performance whilst maintaining excellent ride quality.
“The exceptional abilities of Pirelli’s P ZerosTM enhances these vital elements and we have been impressed with the excellent steering linearity and consistent grip levels that this particular tyre provides in all conditions.”