Toyo Proxes R888

Toyo Proxes R888 photo, test, review

Toyo R888 is a trackday tire with directional pattern tread, designed for Pasenger cars and recomended for competition events only.

The tyre has been replaced by the Toyo Proxes R888R.

2018 Sport Auto Toyo Proxes R888 test

In 2018 experts of the German magazine Sport Auto have tested the Toyo r888 at sizes 245/35 R19 front and 265/35 R19 rear and compared with two similar trackday tires. In addition, experts included into the test six UHP road tires for comparison of results.

Toyo Proxes R888 test and review
1st place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.5m shorter, than the clost trackday tire.
Toyo Proxes R888 test and review
3rd place in Dry handling (last result among similar tires). Toyo was 2.9km/h slower, than the leader.
Toyo Proxes R888 test and review
6-7th place in Wet braking (best result among trackday tires). The braking distance was 0.2m shorter, than next similar tire.
Toyo Proxes R888 test and review
Last place in Wet handling. Toyo was 4.3km/h slower, than the best trackday tire.
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8th place in Straight aqua (2nd among Trackday tires). The float speed was 6.5km/h lower, than the best similar tire.
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2-3rd place in Rolling resistance.
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1st place in Noise.

Overall Toyo Proxes R888 review

According to the test results Toyo took last place among Trackday tires and shared 3rd place overall.

Main conclusions:

  • The best dry braking distance and good handling speed (but the worst result among Trackday tires).
  • The best wet braking distance among Trackday tires and the worst handling speed.
  • Low aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good rolling resistance.
  • Low noise.

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