- To make the car look pleasing
- To enhance the performance
- Improved response to direction changes
- Greater contact area with the ground
- Increased traction
- Greater overall control and handling
- A sleeker and more modern appearance
Methods of up-sizing:It can be done in two-ways
- You can retain your car’s original wheels/alloys and install a wider tyre.
- You can opt for larger wheels and wider tyres.
- Increase in rim size will make the car lose its profile
- Reduces fuel-efficiency
- Degrade in performance
- Wider tyres will make the steering heavier due to the larger contact patch.
Upsizing is a calculated practice which should be done according to the needs of the car and driving practices more than just aesthetic appeal. One can benefit largely from right upsizing.
Upsizing.To do so, get suggestions from our site. Just by entering the current wheel tyre and new wheel tyre that you to upsize,our site will let you know whether it is recommended for upsizing or not. Before that certain things have to be known regarding tyre size.For eg,let us take an value 185/65 R/15
185 — Refers to the width of the tread on the tyre i.e the portion which comes in contact with the road. This is measured in millimeters; in this case the tyre is 185mm wide.
65 — Refers to the height of the sidewall and is measured in percentages. In this example, the sidewall is 65 percent of the tread width. This is also known as aspect ratio.
R — Refers to radial construction. Almost all passenger cars and SUVs now come equipped with radial tyres.
15 — Refers to the size of the rim on which this tyre is designed to fit, in other words the diameter of the wheel. This is measured in inches.