1998 Bentley Azure Tire Size

Your Bentley was manufactured with different tire sizes.  To determine the best tire size for your specific 1998 Bentley Azure, we first need to determine your rim size.  Please review the information below.

How to Determine Rim Size

Check your existing tires.  Your Bentley Azure'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.

17-Inch Rims

1998 Bentley Azure

 

The original tire size for your 1998 Bentley Azure is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Bentley Azure's' tire size.

255/55ZR17

Simplified Size:  255-55-17

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1998 Bentley Azure is 255/55ZR17.  A color-coded explanation of the 1998 Bentley Azure's tire size is shown below.

255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 millimeters.

55

This number means that your tire has an aspect ratio of 55%.  In other words, your tire's sidewall height (from the edge of the rim to the tire's tread) is 55% of the width.  In this case, the sidewall height works out to be 140 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
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17

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

18-Inch Rims

1998 Bentley Azure

 

The original tire size for your 1998 Bentley Azure is listed below. Tap on the box to view a color-coded explanation of your Bentley Azure's' tire size.

255/50ZR18

Simplified Size:  255-50-18

Simplified size is useful for shopping and buying tires.

The original tire size for your 1998 Bentley Azure is 255/50ZR18.  A color-coded explanation of the 1998 Bentley Azure's tire size is shown below.

255

This number indicates that your tire has a width of 255 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 127 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
18

The tire size was designed to fit rims or wheels that are 18 inches in diameter.