Porsche AG has selected the Yokohama Sport V105 N-0 as an original equipment fitment on the new Porsche Panamera.
The Panamera will be equipped with size 255/40ZR20 101Y tires on the front, and 295/35ZR20 105Y on the rear.
The Advan Sport V105 N-0 was developed by Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. and Porsche. It was based on Yokohama's Advan Sport V105 ultra-high performance tire; the "N-0" mark on the side of each tire indicates Porsche's approval of the tire.
The Panamera premiered in 2009 as Porsche's first four-door, four-seat passenger car. It was designed to achieve "unsurpassed sports car performance without compromising on practicality," according to Yokohama.
Yokohama tires also come factory-equipped on the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 (997) and the Porsche Cayenne.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.