1997 Porsche 911 Tires

1997 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
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4* Shop 255/40ZR17 Z PSI/36 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4* Shop 205/50ZR17 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Targa* Shop 245/45ZR16 Z PSI/44 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Targa* Shop 255/40ZR17 Z PSI/36 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Targa* Shop 205/50ZR17 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Targa* Shop 205/55ZR16 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S* Shop 285/30ZR18 Z PSI/44 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S* Shop 225/40ZR18 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Turbo* Shop 285/30ZR18 Z PSI/44 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Turbo* Shop 225/40ZR18 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 245/45ZR16 Z PSI/44 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 225/40ZR18 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 205/50ZR17 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 205/55ZR16 Z 36 PSI/ PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 255/40ZR17 Z PSI/36 PSI
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera* Shop 265/35ZR18 Z PSI/44 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4*

- Size: Shop 255/40ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4*

- Size: Shop 205/50ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Targa*

- Size: Shop 245/45ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/44 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Targa*

- Size: Shop 255/40ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Targa*

- Size: Shop 205/50ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Targa*

- Size: Shop 205/55ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S*

- Size: Shop 285/30ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/44 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S*

- Size: Shop 225/40ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo*

- Size: Shop 285/30ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/44 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo*

- Size: Shop 225/40ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 245/45ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/44 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 225/40ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 205/50ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 205/55ZR16

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 36 PSI/ PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 255/40ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/36 PSI

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera*

- Size: Shop 265/35ZR18

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: PSI/44 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 1997 Porsche 911

Shopping for tires can be overwhelming, but not when you're equipped with the right information. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1997 Porsche 911 tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Porsche 911 tire options. 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 the recommended tires for your 1997 Porsche 911, plus useful info about Porsche 911 tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. 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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Porsche 911 tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in south Texas, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter 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 thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one set for winter, one set for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Porsche 911's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you like taking your Porsche 911 far away from civilization? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want a tire that can handle 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 on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Porsche 911 tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. 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 1997 Porsche 911 tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Porsche 911s

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 always deliver! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he began testing and producing farm, truck, and passenger tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 1997 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. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, [content-1-text-7-4] The company is a global leader in rubber products and tire technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 1997 Porsche 911 today!

Installing Porsche 911 Tires

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! Buy 1997 Porsche 911 tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 Porsche 911

What tires are best for a 1997 Porsche 911? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Porsche 911.

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT
Blizzak LM-25 RFT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 RFT
Blizzak LM-60 RFT

  • Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS80
Blizzak WS80

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

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT
Potenza RE050A I RFT

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
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
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

1997 Porsche 911 Tire Q&A

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.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Porsche 911 tires? 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? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. 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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