Yokohama Advan tyres OE on new BMW M5
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., is now supplying Advan Sport V105 tyres to BMW Group as original equipment on the new M5 model. The new BMW M5, which debuted in March 2018, comes equipped with 275/40ZR19 (105Y) front and 285/40ZR19 (107Y) rear tyres.
The tyres being supplied for the new BMW M5 were jointly developed with BMW and bear the German automaker’s star marking of approval on the tyre sidewall.
In addition to being selected as original equipment for the BMW M5, the Advan Sport V105 also comes factory-installed on the BMW X3, which debuted in November 2017.
Yokohama Rubber also supplies its racing tyres to BMW racing teams. Schnitzer Motorsport’s BMW M3 captured the first World Touring Car Championship in 1987 and also won the European Touring Car Championship in 1988. BMWs running on Yokohama tyres have also won a combined total of five 24-Hours Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours races, two of the world’s elite road endurance races.GSR&Studie with Team Ukyo captured the GT300 class series championship in the 2011 SUPER GT series. Studie AG has been a BMW support team since 2014 and has been a BMW works team from 2016 to 2017. Yokohama Rubber provided support until 2017.