The tires on your DB9 will need replaced eventually. You either put enough miles on them that they wear out, or if they get old enough the rubber breaks down and it becomes a safety issue. I’ve written a bunch about tire before, including how to inspect them for wear or age (check out the article here).
When the time comes to replace them, the question usually arises “with what”. A few pieces of good news here. We have options and they aren’t insanely expensive.
I’ve changed the tires twice on my 2005 DB9 so far. When I purchased the car in 2013 it still had the original factory shipped Bridgestone with a 2004 date code, they were 9 years old and cracking. I replaced them with a new set of the same Bridgestone tires. Fast forward 15,000 miles and 4 years and I’d worn those out, and figured I’d try a set of the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S.
When I looked into the options, here is what I learned…. Continue reading “Tire Options for an Aston Martin DB9”