Know Your Rubber

Introducing the six latest performance tires for show or go.

Nitto INVO

During a wet ride, wide grooves channel away water; silica-reinforced treads help with traction. You just sit pretty. $126–$525*

*Smaller diameter tires with high sidewalls are the cheapest; larger tires with short sidewalls carry the highest prices.

Vredestein Sportrac 3

Giugiaro penned this fierce pattern for a steady grip on bends. They’d even make Ma’s Tempo look quick. $171–$277

Michelin Pilot Sport PS2

Buy a 1,001-horsepower Bugatti Veyron and it’ll come with these hides, built for cooking at more than 200 mph. $166–$453

Nitto Mud Grappler

These aggro off-roaders will look badass on your truck even if the only mud slides you face are down at T.G.I. Friday’s. $292–$371

ContiSport Contact 2 Giovanna Edition

These boots are chemically enhanced to shine 24/7, so save the grease for your hair. $250–$375

Kumho Ecsta MX-C

Flair alert! Burn out with these pigmented tires and leave your high school class reunion in a cloud of red smoke. $330–$579