Mercedes-AMG G.m.b.H. has opted for 19- and 20-inch variants of the Yokohama Advan Sport V105 tire as an OE fitment for the company’s E 53 4MATIC+ series. This series from the car tuning firm is a range that includes sedan, station wagon, coupe and cabriolet models.
Mercedes-AMG is the authorized subsidiary of Daimler-Benz A.G. which specializes in aftermarket tuning. The company had launched the E-Class 53-series globally in the summer of 2018 while the series was launched in the Japanese market in September 2018.
The vehicles belonging to the E 53 series are powered by an electrified 3-liter six-cylinder inline engine that AMG has developed which has an output of 429 hp. This engine is supported by a 48-volt electrical engine and is paired with AMG Performance’s 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive.
AMG will be sourcing from Yokohama two sets of tires for the E 53 series — 245/40ZR19 (98Y) front and 275/35ZR19 (100Y) rear and 245/35ZR20 (95Y) front and 275/30ZR20 (97Y) rear.
Yokohama has positioned the Advan Sport V105 as a high-performance tire that has been specifically developed for use on high-performance premium automobiles. The tire offers motorists “excellent” driving performance in addition to “superior” comfort and safety characteristics.
The tires that Yokohama is supplying to Mercedes-AMG are developed in collaboration with the car manufacturer and sport the company’s “MO” mark of approval on the sidewall, according to Yokohama.
Manju Mathew, an MBA in marketing, completed publisher training courses from the Oxford Brookes University and New York University. She started with marketing and PR roles before moving on to her current position as a full time writer. Currently living in Dubai, her life as an expat has sharpened her observation skills and flair for writing. She enjoys writing about luxury cars like Ferrari, Lamborghini, etc even if she can only dream of owning them.
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