Performance Tires For the Late-Model Ford Mustang

Street tires designed with performance in mind

Looking for some extra grip on the road? You probably want a tire that will improve your late-model Mustang's performance while providing the most bang for your buck. While prices will vary depending on fit, the following are all street tires designed with performance in mind. Just remember, these tires are designed for dry pavement conditions, so their performance (or lack thereof) in wet weather varies significantly.

Various guides exist to help you find the right size tires:

BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW 2

These Ultra High Performance Summer tires are designed with large tread blocks to enhance dry road stability. These tires feature g-Control sidewall inserts to resist deflection and generate cornering force.

Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar

Goodyear's race-inspired tire features ultra-performance tread compound and serrated band sidewall styling. The tire is said to deliver maximum dry traction and maximize cornering grip.

Nitto NT555R

This Ultra High Performance Summer tire features large contact patches and highly rigid treads for ultimate performance on dry pavement. Its tread pattern is optimized for improved performance.

Toyo Proxes T1R

These tires are said to offer improved grip and steering response in both dry and wet weather conditions. Best of all Toyo says they offer a quiet ride.


These “Sport Drive” Ultra High Performance Summer radials feature a special tread compound that is said to improve contact between the tire and the road. Its wide circumferential grooves are said to improve cornering and grip.