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It used to be that performance tires only caught the interest of amateur and professional speed enthusiasts, who demanded a tire that could hold up at high speeds and handle well.
It didn't take long, though, for automobile manufacturers to realize the benefits these tires could give to their new car buyers, especially those in the market for sporty" cars. Now many new automobile styles come with these tires to create an overall performance package.
What most customers aren't aware of as they drive off with performance tires on their new cars, however, is that the cost of replacing these tires is significantly higher than picking up a basic all-season tire. …