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Most expensive car tyres in the world

1)LeTourneau L-2350 front-loader Tyres

The P&H L-2350 Wheel Loader is a loader used for surface mining. It is manufactured by Komatsu Limited. It holds the Guinness world record for biggest earth mover. Designed to center-load haul trucks with capacities of up to 400 tons, the L-2350 provides an operating payload of 80 tons, a 24-foot lift height, and an 11.5-foot reach.The tyres on this gigantic front loader are the most expensive tyres in the world. 4m in diameter, with a tyre size of 1.8 in width and 6.8 tonnes in weight, these black beasts cost a whopping $63,000 each.

 2)Caterpillar 797 dump truck Tyres

The Caterpillar 797 is a series of offhighway, two-axle mechanical powertrain haul trucks developed and manufactured in the United States by caterpillar inc specifically for high-production mining and heavy-duty construction applications worldwide.This heavy duty utility vehicle is powered by super powerful Michelin 59/80R63 XDR tyres that can carry very heavy loads. These 4x4 tyres weigh a mammoth 5.3 tonnes, and cost $42,500 each.

3)Tyres for the Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron is a designed and developed by Volkswagen and is capable of sustaining speeds of 406km/h.The Veyron uses Michelin Pilot Sport PAX tires that are bespoke for the Bugatti. They're like no other rubber on the road. For one thing, the company glues them to the wheel. This adhesive requires replacement roughly every 18 months to ensure a good seal, regardless of whether the owner is even driving the Bugatti. These tyres cost $10,000 each, very expensive for commercial car tyres.

4) Space Shuttle Tyres

space shuttle single landing tyres are priced $5500 per tyre fitted. They weigh 56 tonnes and are pumped with nitrogen gas. The landing tyre can run at speeds of 420km/hr.

5) Boeing 747 Tyres

Each tyre of boeing 747 costs $2000

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Caterpillar Guinness Komatsu Limited L-2350


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