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|1st: Continental WinterContact TS 830 P|
Dry: Soft and friendly, tidy when hustled. 3rd fasted dry lap time.
Wet: Smooth and flowing, very predictable in its responses. 3rd fastest lap time.
Snow: Mid pack snow performance but stable.
Overall: The Continental is objectively the best overall, which it combined with solid results to win the test.
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|2nd: Michelin Alpin A4|
Dry: Subjectively the best winter tyre in the dry. 9th fastest lap time.
Wet: A winter tyre that feels truly precise in the wet. Fastest wet lap time.
Snow: Slightly better than the Conti in the snow, still trails the Goodyear and Dunlop winters.
Overall: Best on-road feel and consistently good in the tests gives the Michelin Alpin A4 a strong second.
|3rd: Pirelli SNOWCONTROL Serie II|
Dry: Soft and lazy feel. Slowest dry lap time.
Wet: Best subjective score in the wet, 2nd fastest lap time.
Snow: Strong performance finishing 3rd in the snow lap.
Overall: Best in the wet.
|4th: Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance 2|
Dry: Decent front end feel, lacks bite on the brakes. 7th Fastest dry lap time.
Wet: Benign nature and good low speed agility, 5th fastest wet lap time.
Snow: Best winter tyre in the snow.
|5th: Vredestein Quatrac 3|
Dry: Most positive front end after the summer tyre. 2nd fastest dry lap time.
Wet: A little tail happy but strong front end and lots of steering feel. 7th fastest wet lap.
Snow: Surprisingly strong in the snow with the quickest lap time! 6th in the slalom.
|6th: Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D|
Dry: Good time but soft turn in. 5th fastest dry lap time.
Wet: Soft and friendly feel, happy turning. 6th fastest laptime.
Snow: Best in snow slalom.
Overall: Extremely strong in the dry and snow (pre-production tyre used)
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|7th: Hankook Optimo 4S|
Dry: Strong on the brakes, stable direction change. 6th fastest dry lap time.
Wet: Strong wet grip, 4th fastest wet lap.
Snow: 7th in both the snow slalom and laptimes, above the dedicated winter SV2.
|8th: Nankang SV2|
Dry: Surprisingly good in the dry, 6th fastest lap time.
Wet: Oily, vaque, loads of lock needed, hard to tell when the wheels are locked. 9th fastest wet lap time.
Snow: Worst winter tyre on test, 3 seconds a lap slower than the all season Hankook.
|9th: Kumho Solus Vier KH21|
Dry: Strong on the brakes, stable direction change. 4th fastest dry lap time.
Wet: Reluctant to turn in, little traction, jumps sideways under power, sloppy. Slowest wet lap time.
Snow: Extremely poor snow performance, nearly 9 seconds slower than the next best tyre.
|10th: Continental Sport Contact 3|
Dry: Clear leader in the dry by over 3 seconds a (115 second) lap. Different league subjectively. Extremely precise compared to winter tyres.
Wet: Marginally preferred the feel to the winter version, only 8th fastest wet lap time.
Snow: Couldn't even get to the start line for the snow handling!
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