|How will tread pattern on the new 200 DOT R1R compare to the ex gen 140?|
A move to a treadwear of 200 would make a lot of sense since that is at or just above the minimum rating required by LeMons (DOT 190), Chumpcar (DOT 180), and most SCCA street classes. Miata.net fans have been speculating since August that a move to DOT 200 is inevitable and that a Toyo rep had mentioned at a Toyo-sponsored event back then that Japanese engineers were already testing a 200 treadwear R1R.
So keep an eye on this space and if you are in the market for new street tires for the 2015 season, add the Toyo R1R to your list.
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