Is the ns2r a semi slick?
Very, very slippery and being semi-slick they like to hydroplane. Definitely exercise a lot of caution driving these in the wet, have to be very careful with acceleration around corners.
Are Nankang NS2R Tyres road legal?
Pumaspeed have a specialist distribution team that can dispatch the NANKANG NS2R – 235/40ZR18 Road Legal Semi Slicks to any destination worldwide.
Are Nankang AR 1 street legal?
The Nankang AR1 tyre is MSA List 1B, and is road legal. The AR1 is a semi slick tyre available in one compound only. The tyre comes with 5.5mm tread depth as standard. The optimum tyre operating temperature is between 71 and 104 degrees Celsius, with a spread of 15 degrees celsius across the tread pattern.
Are track Tyres road legal?
The tyres in option 1 are not road legal, even the treaded motorcycle race wets or intermediate rain tyres which look like they have more tread than a typical road-going tyre but these are not road legal. If in doubt, look on the tyre’s sidewall for any sign that the tyre has been approved for road use.
Is Nankang AR1 road legal?
What is semi slick tyre?
Semi slick tires generally refer to tires that have a design that somewhat replicates the slick racing tires that dominate on race tracks. The slick smooth tire tread and construction is thought to prioritise grip over the tread patterns typically found on tires.
Are semi slicks road legal UK?
Toyo states that “almost all other manufacturer’s semi-slick tyres produced from [1 November 2014], are fine for the track, but will be illegal to use on the road.”
Why are tires slicked?
Slick tyres are tyres with minimal tread. Their surface is smooth, without grooves, so they have high levels of grip and more direct rubber contact with the ground. This generates more power, which helps cars accelerate to crazy speeds in elite sport. While this is exactly why slicks might appeal to everyday drivers…
Can you use slick tyres on the road?
Slick tyres are exclusively designed for competition. Use on road is strictly prohibited. The tread of a slick tyre is completely slick for unrivalled grip on dry. Using them on wet roads is just sheer recklessness.