1992 Lotus Esprit Tire Size

The original tire size for your 1992 Lotus Esprit is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of the best Lotus Esprit tire size.

Trim Options:

Turbo SE

215/50ZR15(Front)

Simplified Size:  215-50-15

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1992 Lotus Esprit is 215/50ZR15 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1992 Lotus Esprit's tire size is shown below.

215

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 215 millimeters.

50

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 107 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

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15

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 15 inches in diameter.

Trim Options:

Turbo SE

245/50ZR16(Rear)

Simplified Size:  245-50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1992 Lotus Esprit is 215/50ZR15 (Front).  A color-coded explanation of the 1992 Lotus Esprit's tire size is shown below.

245

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 245 millimeters.

50

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 50%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 50% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 122 millimeters.

Z

This tire has a speed class of Z, which means it's part of an elite speed class of 149 mph or more (240 km/h).  A tire's speed class is less specific than the speed rating.

R

This letter denotes how your tire was constructed.  Radial is the standard construction method for about 99% of all tires sold today.

RRadial
BBias Belt
DDiagonal
16

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter.