# 1994 Lotus Esprit Tire Size

Your Lotus was manufactured with different tire sizes. To determine the best tire size for your specific 1994 Lotus Esprit, we first need to determine your rim size. Please review the information below.

## How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires. Your Lotus Esprit's rim size is the number to the right of the R. In the example pictured here, the tire size fits 16-inch rims.

## Rim Size Selection

Now that you know your rim size, make a selection below to filter your results.

## 16-Inch Rims

### 1994 Lotus Esprit

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lotus Esprit's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### S4

## 225/45ZR16(Front)

### Simplified Size: 225-45-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is **225/45ZR16 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Lotus Esprit's tire size is shown below.

225 | This number indicates that your tire has a width of 225 millimeters. | ||||||

45 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 101 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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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. |

Trim Options:

### S4

## 245/50ZR16(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 245-50-16

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is **225/45ZR16 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1994 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.
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16 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 16 inches in diameter. |

## 17-Inch Rims

### 1994 Lotus Esprit

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Lotus Esprit's' tire size.

Trim Options:

### S4s

## 215/40ZR17(Front)

### Simplified Size: 215-40-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is **215/40ZR17 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Lotus Esprit's tire size is shown below.

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

40 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 40%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 40% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 86 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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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. |

Trim Options:

### S4s

## 245/45ZR17(Rear)

### Simplified Size: 245-45-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1994 Lotus Esprit is **215/40ZR17 (Front)**. A color-coded explanation of the 1994 Lotus Esprit's tire size is shown below.

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

45 | This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 45%. In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 45% of the width. In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 110 millimeters. | ||||||

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R |
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17 | The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 17 inches in diameter. |