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Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tyres for 2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus

Article written by Bush Tyres Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tyres for 2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus

This 2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus came to our Horncastle branch for a full set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tyres. The team carried out a special wheel balance using the Haweka Quick Plate.

The owner was also able to take advantage of the current Michelin Cash Back promotion available on all Michelin car, 4×4 and van tyres!

2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus

Most of us over 30 will remember the futuristic “RSQ” Audi featured in the film “I, Robot” with Will Smith in 2004. The floating car concept for the film was built on the earlier Audi TT platform. But Audi’s vision of the future clearly laid the path for the release of a road car shortly afterwards. By 2006 Audi created the first real Supercar you can drive every day, the Audi R* was born.


Some critics may have found the design a little understated compared to more flamboyant Lamborghinis and Ferraris of the time. A relatively understated but well-built, reliable supercar you can comfortably drive every day! This car was the answer to a lot of questions, buyers were asking for a modern supercar with the refinement of a luxury saloon. Add to that recipe a sonorous 5.2 litre V10 engine, revving to over 8700 rpm and producing over 612hp, you can quickly see and hear what made the R8 so popular.

This owner’s car is a second-generation car, a type 4S, with 0-60 times of under 4 seconds and a top speed of 207mph. This really is a Supercar in every way possible. The power is driven to all four wheels in Audi Quattro tradition through a complex yet efficient 7 speed dual clutch transmission that provides effortless driving day to day and race car levels of performance when required.

Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

What better tyres for a daily driven supercar is? Not many will perform better than the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S. Combining touring tyre technology with enhanced wet grip over its predecessors. The pilot Sport 4S has quickly established itself as a reference tyre for anyone wanting to maximise the performance of their road car.


The “PS4S” allows near Pilot Sport Cup2 levels of performance in the dry, but also allows safe wet grip levels for wider road use. They offer a more comfortable ride and noise levels compared to the dedicated high performance semi slick tyre. If you drive mainly on fast roads and even the occasional track day, the PS4S still stands head and shoulders above many other manufacturers.

Seen here on the R8 in 305/30ZR20 103Y XL “AO” rear and 245/30ZR20 90Y XL “AO” front sizes. The AO stamp of approval confirms the tyre was designed and tested by Michelin and Audi in conjunction in the factory process known as homologation. You can be sure these tyres will help deliver the maximum performance possible from the Audi in nearly all situations.

Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

Special wheel balance was carried out using the Haweka Quick Plate. This specially designed adaptor uses the same stud pattern as your wheels. This extra precision also combined with our latest wheel balance equipment means the wheels will be balanced even more accurately than before. The plate also reduces the risk of any damage by holding the wheel in the correct position.

Want some new Michelin Tyres for your car? Or do you want to find out more about Haweka Quick Plate balancing? Call one of team today, or visit your nearest branch for more information.

The Michelin Cashback promotion is running NOW at all our locations. You can claim up-to £100 cashback for qualifying sets of 4 tyres purchased from us before the end of November.

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