Nitto NT555 G2

The Nitto NT555 G2 is a Trackday and Competition Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Dry Grip 80%
Wet Grip 70%
Road Feedback 80%
Handling 77%
Wear 83%
Comfort 73%
Buy again 53%

Tyre review data from 4 tyre reviews averaging 74% over 53,500 miles driven.

The NT555 G2 is ranked 27th of 36 Summer Trackday and Competition tyres.

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Top 3 Nitto NT555 G2 Reviews

Given 100% while driving a Toyota Corolla Altis (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 45,000 average miles
Good control. Good dry handing.
Helpful 21 - tyre reviewed on July 20, 2020
Jaguar F Type (305/30 R20) on mostly motorways for 3,500 spirited miles
Deathwish if driving in wet conditions
Helpful 14 - tyre reviewed on March 7, 2022
Given 67% while driving a Ford Focus ST250 (235/40 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 3,000 spirited miles
Dry-grip is okay-ish. On my Focus ST, it's pretty understeery and I can't say for sure, but it sort of feels like it is even easier to overdrive this tire than my previous, 4 year old Eagle F1 Asymetric 2's.
Launch grip... well... wheel spin in 1st and 2nd gear. Even when I'm flooring it in 2nd gear at 25 mph. It isn't bad, but I've expected more.

Wet grip... it's okay, as long as you don't push it.

Feedback feels good and direct

Handling - the tire tells you clearly when you're overdriving it. But the limit is too low imo.

Wear seems fine so far.

Comfort - not that much. On really smooth surfaces it's okay. On rough tarmac or with many cracks in the road it is pretty loud.On paving stones it sounds like your wheels are made out of wood.

Helpful 13 - tyre reviewed on May 14, 2019
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Latest Nitto NT555 G2 Reviews

Given 54% while driving a Mazda RX 8 231PS (225/45 R19) on a combination of roads for 2,000 spirited miles
These came with my car so I'm reviewing them in used condition, but tread life etc. appeared fine when received. They perform ok in the dry at high temperatures, so I would say they are acceptable as summer tires depending on pricing etc. In cold or rainy weather they don't do well, and I would avoid driving on them in cold, rainy weather especially. Car starting sliding on the highway today with them despite driving carefully (rear slide out at about 90mph going uphill in 40F, drizzly weather).
Helpful 0 - tyre reviewed on November 13, 2023