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NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire (17 in., 18 in., 19 in., 20 in.)

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Features & Details

  • Ultra-High Performance Tire
  • High-Silica Tire Compound
  • Improves Wet and Dry Performance
  • Directional Tread Design for improved Cornering and Stability
  • Twin Center Rib Provides Durability and Performance
  • Designed for 1979-2017 Ford Mustangs
NT555 G2. Does your high-powered Mustang ever feel loose or unstable during rapid acceleration or when taking a corner at speed? If so, it may not be your suspension, like you think, it could be your tires. Poor tire traction can greatly affect the handling performance of your Mustang. If you find yourself in this scenario you should invest in a set of Nitto's NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Summer Tires. NT555 G2 Tires were engineered especially for spirited drivers that demand excellent traction in both wet and dry driving conditions.

Directional Tread Pattern. The Nitto NT555 G2 features multiple tread innovations that make it a best-in-class performance tire. Twin center ribs provide better dry traction and straight-line stability. Large tapered blocks increase grip and cornering stability, and circumferential grooves aid in water evacuation and wet handling.

High-Silica Compound. Nitto NT555 G2 Tires are made using a proprietary high-silica compound. Nitto uses a special bonding agent during their manufacturing process to increase the interaction between the base compound elements to further reinforce their chemical bonds. This specialized bonding agent helps create a tire with a higher compound stiffness which results in better cornering performance in both wet and dry conditions.

Application. The NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire is designed for all 1979-2017 Ford Mustangs.

Tire Size Wheel Width Range Best Size Years
245/45R17 7.5" - 9" 17" x 8" 1979-2004
255/50R17 7" - 9" 17" x 8" 2005-2014
275/40R17 9" - 11" 17" x 9.5" 1979-2004
315/35R17 10.5" - 12.5" 17" x 11" 1979-2004
235/50R18 6.5" - 8.5" 18" x 7.5" 2005-2017
255/45R18 8" - 9.5" 18" x 8.5" 2005-2017
275/35R18 9" - 11" 18" x 9.5" 1979-2004
275/40R18 9" - 11" 18" x 9.5" 2005-2017
285/40R18 9.5" - 11" 18" x 10" 2005-2017
265/40R19 9" - 10.5" 19" x 9.5" 2005-2017
275/40R19 9" - 11" 19" x 9.5" 2005-2017
285/35R19 9.5" - 11" 19" x 10" 2005-2017
305/35R19 10" - 12" 19" x 11" 2005-2017
255/35R20 8.5" - 10" 20" x 9" 2005-2017
275/35R20 9" - 11" 20" x 9.5" 2005-2017
285/30R20 9.5" - 10.5" 20" x 10" 2005-2017

NOTE: This is a high-performance tire intended for use during summer months or warm temperatures only. Use during cold weather will greatly reduce performance, traction and handling, and greatly increase stopping distance. If using this tire in a drag or track environment during cold weather, we strongly recommend performing a pre-run burnout to nominalize the tread compound's temperature.

Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

Mounting & Balancing: AmericanMuscle offers professional mounting and balancing on all wheels and tires when purchased together on the same order for an additional fee. This will allow you to swap out your old wheels for your new set when they arrive. We even offer Free Nitrogen tire fill.

  • State of the Art On-Site Tire Facility
  • Scratch-Free Mounting Process
  • Environmentally Friendly, Lead Free Wheel Weights
  • Free Optional Nitrogen Tire Fill
  • 1 to 2 Business Day Turn Around Time on Most Orders

Free Nitrogen Fill! AmericanMuscle is pleased to offer FREE optional nitrogen fill on wheels and tires that are purchased together on the same order. Filling your high performance tires with nitrogen has many benefits including:

  • Improves Fuel Economy
  • Reduced Weight
  • Maintaining Constant Tire Pressure throughout the Year
  • Prevents Corrosion to Preserve Wheel and Tire Life
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Tech Specs
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • GT500 - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • Boss 302 - 12, 13
  • EcoBoost - 15, 16, 17
  • GT350 - 15, 16, 17

Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Got grip?

Love these tires they grip like no other tire I've had before when they're cold. The warmer they get the better the grip. Even in the rain they hold their own.

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5/5
Just the tire you need

These NT555 G2's are incredible. Low noise, nice ride, and the spirited driving traction I need. Haven't spent any time in the wet, but the tread looks good for wet, considering this is a summer performance ...

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Overall Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars
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Will a 275/40 fit on my stock mach 1 wheels? I beleave they are 17x8, I only need the for the back, thanks.

wes

  • A 275/40r17 will not fit on a 17x8 wheel. You will need between a 9" and 11" wide wheel.

    VincentV

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Hi, i am planning to purchase 20" rims and i was wondering if i can put a 275/40r20 up front or also a 285/35r20 up front the rims are going to be 20x10 in the front thanks

Mustang16

  • That would depend on what year mustang you were planning on putting them on, and if the car is lowered at all. From our testing, we've found that only the 15-17 Mustangs can fit a 20x10 up front without modification.

    VincentV

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Hi, i am planning on putting 20" rims and was wondering if i can fit a 285/35r20 in the front its a 20x10 thanks

Mustang16

Why don't you offer a 245-40-18 in the NT555 G2 ? I have always used the old Nitto N555 on 18x9 inch wheels and 285-35-18 on 18x10.5 inch wheels. I assume the G2's replaced the older N555

Jazzman

  • Nitto Performance has been slowly phasing out the NITTO NT555 with the NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire, and we have been doing this as well. we are replacing all NT555 Offerings as Nitto stops production on that given size and fully replaces them with the NT555 G2. These tires will be replaced once the NT555 is completely phased out from Nitto's lineup in this size.

    Rob D

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What's the beefiest tire i can go with for the 20x9's that come on the 2016 GT Premium? Currently have 265/35/20

PalmiroA

  • The biggest recommended tire to go with on a 20X9 would be a 275 series width tire.

    AMjordan

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I have the eiback pro plus set up on.my 16 MUSTANG GT fronts r 19 × 8.5 rears r 19 9.5 what's the largest tires I can put on my car

CarlD

  • With up to a 2 inch drop we can guarantee fitment for as large as a 305 in the rear and a 285 up front. Keep in mind a 19x8.5 can only go as big as a 275 and a 19x9.5 can go as large as a 285.

    JeffAM

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Overall Rating 4.9

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  • Dry Traction 4.854701 4.9
  • Wet Traction 4.410256 4.4
  • Road Noise 4.186666 4.2
  • Ride Quality 4.726496 4.7



  • 5/5

    June 13, 2017

    Got grip?

    Love these tires they grip like no other tire I've had before when they're cold. The warmer they get the better the grip. Even in the rain they hold their own.

    Beastmode1

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    June 09, 2017

    Just the tire you need

    These NT555 G2's are incredible. Low noise, nice ride, and the spirited driving traction I need. Haven't spent any time in the wet, but the tread looks good for wet, considering this is a summer performance tire. These are WELL worth the difference compared to the Sumotomo or other common tires offered in the packages.

    99Vert

    Year: 1999 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    June 08, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 255/35R20 (05-17 All)

    NEATO NITTO

    Hugger and gripper! Great performance and ride! These are better than the OEM Goodyears

    RodneyA

    Year: 2017 Submodel: EcoBoost

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  • 4/5

    June 07, 2017

    Great Summer Tires!

    Bought these to pair with my 18" FR500 wheels. Great ride quality and very little road noise! Traction is great on dry surfaces, but struggles sometimes to find traction on wet/icy surfaces compared to the Nitto all-season tires I took off my Mach 1. Bought 275/35/18s for the front, and 285/35/18s for the rear.

    Chris1984

    Year: 2004 Submodel: Mach 1

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  • 4/5

    June 05, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Great Tires

    Got a staggered set of these for my Mustang and they are a solid tire upgrade over my previous set. Not only do they grip well, the tread pattern looks great too. If you're looking for new tires that will perform well in both wet and dry weather, definitely consider getting the NITTO G2.

    Lisa

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    May 28, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Sweet

    I did a lot of research and these were the top tires to by. So I purchased and had installed and I it's like I had someone else's car. Handled and felt great

    DonH

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1

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  • 5/5

    April 21, 2017

    Best tires ever

    Ordered and they came really quick had them installed yesterday and the drive home was smooth and do they grip what a big improvement over the F1's that were on the car

    DonH

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1

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  • 5/5

    April 10, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/40R18 (05-14 All)

    These tires rock!

    I had the older nt555s before these, which i liked, except in the rain. These stand up to everything I've thrown at them and they ride smooth. The wet traction seems better also. I would definitely purchase these again.

    DavidB

    Year: 2008 Submodel: Bullitt

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  • 5/5

    April 02, 2017

    Unbelievable

    I purchased these tires (255/45/18) with a set of 18x9 AMR wheels. The grip and performance on dry pavement is absolutely tremendous and I haven't even driven them in temps above 70 degrees yet. What really impressed me the most was the wet traction though. About a week after install, I was caught on the interstate in a heavy thunderstorm (y'know, the kind that's bright red on the radar), and these tires didn't jump up on the water a bit. They stayed true and the car felt safe even at 70 mph. I would HIGHLY recommend purchasing these tires. You'll love them.

    AndrewT

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    March 21, 2017

    Solid but still room for improvement

    These excel at dry traction and feel decent in corners. They are noticeably louder than the Michelin PS and give a little more in hard cornering. The tire does struggle in the wet but since LA doesn't see much rain so they are worth a try. They are visually a great tire. Still hard to beat the top brands like Michelin and Continental for summer performance tires.

    SCVDriver

    Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    March 16, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 315/35R17 (99-04 All)

    Meaty tires !

    Perfect street tires they have so much grip on dry and wet surfaces ! I'm on my second pair !

    JorgeP

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Cobra

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  • 5/5

    January 18, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 315/35R17 (99-04 All)

    Grip the road!

    I have never had such a change of heart about tires. These tires could change my whole car into the mad gripping torque infused muscle car it was meant to be! This made my pony what it should have been this whole time. Setup is 275 up front and 315 rear (Staggered) and its a beast you will not regret this purchase. I know I sure dont! I am now a loyal Nitto fan and will pay the price for quality. Thank you so much for making my GT grip instead of slide!

    Darkdef1

    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    January 10, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/40R18 (05-14 All)

    Much better than Mickey Thompson street comps

    These tires are, as the title says, much better than Mickey Thompson's I had before. They have more treadlife and more grip in areas it's needed. This size doesn't rub either and fits my 18x9s just fine

    castle12

    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    January 10, 2017

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 235/50R18 (05-14 All)

    No more shake

    Went from my stock tires to these G2s. Made a huge difference in handling. My wheel doesnt shake anymore.

    2014stang

    Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    December 30, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/40R18 (05-14 All)

    Great tires

    Great traction even with the cold salty pa roads tires have a nice tread which hooks very well in the rain would recommend to anyone looking who daily drives there stang or even tracks there's on weekends

    Anthony1217

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    November 11, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/40R18 (05-14 All)

    Grippy

    These tires look great and hook so well! Way better than my old Mickey Thompson street comps! Will buy again!

    RetroGT2006

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    November 07, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 255/35R20 (05-17 All)

    Sets it off!

    They look great and ride even better! I love the staggered look at my car, glad I went this route.

    JP29506

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT500

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  • 5/5

    November 06, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/35R18 (99-04 All)

    Great tires!

    The tires showed up fast and they are pretty sticky on warm days. They ride very smooth and are an all around great tire I can't complain.

    Exodus

    Year: 2004 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    October 04, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/35R18 (99-04 All)

    Grwat

    Great product recommend it completely to anyone. Great traction. My car looks fire

    Colombianooo

    Year: 2002 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    September 26, 2016

    Review from NITTO NT555 G2 Ultra High Performance Tire - 275/35R20 (05-17 All)

    Light, camera, TRACTION!!!

    Best tires hands down , super grippy and really nice looks. If you're going through the canyons and grip is you're primarily concern . Try these, they hug the road .

    Arodnasty

    Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

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