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Per other thread, my favourite tyre.

Do they present warranty issues on a Taycan?
 
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The Tire rack shows the rears as Mercedes spec, not something I would use. This place shows 3 different fronts and 3 different rears.
Marketing fluff, not something that concerns me.
 

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Marketing fluff, not something that concerns me.
Typically not true. Spec tires usually have different construction and characteristics designed specifically for the manufacturer.
 

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Oh. I thought you meant the PS4 all seasons like on the C8.
Let me know when those are available.
 
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Gee you got me.

watch me fit them anyway.
 
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The problem with fitting tires specced for another manufacturer is that tires like those are designed specifically for their suspension tuning. Throw them on the Taycan and their flex might be totally wrong for the car. Not necessarily a safety issue. A performance and comfort issue.
 

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Excuse my ignorance but aren’t we supposed to only for tires that are marked for electric vehicles. I understand these tires are supposedly ranked very high but wanted to confirm.
There are very few tires specifically designed for EVs, think Michelin has one releasing right now (Pilot Sport EV).

There are however tires that are OEM spec, and designed for certain applications, like Michelin Pilot Sport 4 in NF0 Porsche Spec, which only fit the Taycan in Porsche's model lineup. I do wonder the magnitude of the differences, as is being discussed above. Chiefly I'm curious if Porsche prioritized optimized rolling resistance to help increase range...
 

 
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