Most Expensive Tires in the World
Which are the most expensive tires in the world? You’re about to find out.
If you’re a car lover, and you love your car most than your girlfriend, then definitely THAT car deserves the best! So how about one of the most expensive tires in the world?
We will not present you only 4-wheel autovehicles. On our top list there is also bicycle tires. I know. How much can some bicycle tires cost? Let’s get started!
#5 Tufo Elite Pulse tubular bicycle road tires – $150 each
These tires come only in size 700 x 22, and only in black. They have a weight of 230 g. Cool, right? One tire costs $150, so are you willing to spend $300? But then who will have the most awesome bicycle ever?
#4 1929 Leyland Lion bus tires – $800 each
This 1929 Leyland Lion bus received new ‘shoes’ for the 50th celebration of the Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum. $800 each.
#3 Formula 1 tires – $1.500 each
The tires are built so they can last less than 1 race distance. The were chanced over the years, but they are still expensive. In 1988, the tires had 3 grooves in the front and 4 in the rear tires. In 2007,Bridgestone Corporation and Michelin introduced 4 compounds of tire. In 2011, Pirelli designed the tires that have a coloured band outside the tire.
#2 Caterpillar 797 dump truck tires – $42.500 each
In case you never heard of Caterpillar 797, it is a series of ultra class trucks made by Caterpillar Inc. Each tire is attached to the axle using 47 nuts.This babies are huge. More than 13 feet tall, each 59/80 R63 XDR tire costs $42.500 , so you’ll need a big amount of money to buy a full set of 6 tires.They deserve second place on our top list of the most expensive tires in the world. These tires have a weight of 11.860 pounds and they are one of the largest in the world.
#1 LeTourneau L-2350 front-loader tires – $63.000 each
Made by LeTourneay Inc, L-2350 owns the title for the Biggest Earth Mover in the Guiness Book. Weighing 400 tons, L-2350′s tires have a diameter of 4 meters and a width of 1.78 meters.
I hope you enjoyed our article about the most expensive tires in the world. Stay tuned for more to come!