Compare 1987 Porsche 911 Tires

1987 Porsche 911 Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Porsche 911 tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera* Shop 245/45VR16 V PSI/43 PSI
1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera* Shop 205/55VR16 V 29 PSI/ PSI
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 205/55VR16 V 29 PSI/ PSI
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 215/60VR15 V PSI/36 PSI
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 225/50VR16 V PSI/36 PSI
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 195/65VR15 V 29 PSI/ PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera*

- Size: Shop 245/45VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: PSI/43 PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera*

- Size: Shop 205/55VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/ PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 205/55VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/ PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 215/60VR15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 225/50VR16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1987 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 195/65VR15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/ PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Get the Right Tires for 1987 Porsche 911

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1987 Porsche 911 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Porsche 911 tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you need a tire that's designed to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Porsche-recommended tires for your 1987 911, plus helpful information about Porsche 911 tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Beyond the correct tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Porsche 911 tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

When evaluating your driving conditions, think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their Porsche 911's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy pushing your Porsche 911 to the limits? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want strong tires that can take on gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in irregular road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Porsche 911 tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for Porsche 911 tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 1987 Porsche 911 tire for your needs.

Porsche 911 Tire Brands

You have many great options for Porsche 911 tire brands when you visit Firestone Complete Auto Care. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for Porsche 911s are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio in 1900. He was a passionate inventor from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he began testing and producing farm, truck, and passenger tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1987 Porsche 911s.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Porsche 911 tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1987 Porsche 911 and drive with peace of mind!

Porsche 911 Tire Rotation, Repair & More

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! We make it easy to buy new 1987 Porsche 911 tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1987 Porsche 911

What tires are best for a 1987 Porsche 911? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Porsche 911.

Firestone Affinity Touring S4 FF
Affinity Touring S4 FF

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Blizzak WS80

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422
Ecopia EP422

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone FT140
FT140

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Potenza RE71R
Potenza RE71R

  • None
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 PP
Potenza S-04 PP

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

Questions About 1987 Porsche 911 Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Porsche 911 tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why check Porsche tire inflation? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the numbers on my Porsche 911 tires mean? Your tire sidewall gives you information about load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to one of our tire technicians to learn how to read the numbers on your tire!
  • Is there an easy way to check Porsche tire tread depth? All you need is a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Porsche 911 tires.

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