For many the standard road tires of the 86 felt a bit off. The stock tires offer moderate grip as to allow you to slide it and play with it around the corners. Other reasons for using such tires might be optimum fuel economy & keeping the price down. Road & Track takes a Scion FRS and tests different wheel and tire setups… The end result is as follows
You can take this as a rule to apply on other cars as well. Soon, we will be creating a list of different tires being locally offered for the 86.