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Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical

The Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Ultra High Performance All-Season radial was developed to meet the year-round needs of today's sports car, coupe & sedan drivers by blending dry & wet road performance with light snow & slush traction.
On the outside, two SP Sport 5000 tread designs were developed to enhance the tires' comfort, traction & performance characteristics on a by-size basis. Lower profile sizes feature an asymmetric tread design while higher aspect ratio sizes feature a symmetric version. The 55-series & lower profile sizes (except 215/50VR17 & 245/50WR17) feature an innovative asymmetric tread design in order to help blend year-round traction & performance. Large interconnected outer shoulder blocks & independent intermediate tread blocks enhance dry road cornering & stability, while the inner tread blocks with open shoulder grooves enhance wet traction & reduce the risk of hydroplaning. The 60-series & higher profile sizes feature a symmetric version of the tread design in which the inner half of the tread design is virtually a mirror image of the outer half. Large shoulder blocks separated by open shoulder grooves & independent intermediate tread blocks are used to balance dry cornering & handling with wet traction & hydroplaning resistance. Full-face, cross-cut sipes are engineered into the tread patterns of all sizes to provide more biting edges for slush & snow traction, & an exclusive high performance all-season tread compound (patent pending) is used to blend traction, treadwear, & rolling resistance to meet a wide range of driving & weather conditions.
Internally, the SP Sport 5000 tire's twin steel belts are reinforced by Dunlop's Jointless B& (JLB) technology which uses spirally wound nylon strips to provide long term integrity under high speed conditions while it reduces weight & helps provide more uniform ride quality. The SP Sport 5000 tires feature sidewalls which resist lateral deflection to generate cornering force, while Max Flange Shield (MFS) rim protector ribs help protect alloy wheels from curb damage.
The SP Sport 5000 tires feature subtle black letter styling & are available in 65-, 60-, 55-, 50-, 45-, & 40-series; H-, V-, & W-speed rated sizes for 15" to 17" wheel diameters. Ultra High Performance ... plus All-Season Versatility ... the SP Sport 5000.


 

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