Accelera Alpha

Dry Grip 65%
Wet Grip 44%
Road Feedback 54%
Handling 49%
Wear 69%
Comfort 56%
Buy again 49%

The Accelera Alpha is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 127 tyre reviews averaging 55% over 1,078,578 miles driven.

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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
185/55 R14 80V   F E 74  
195/45 R15 78V   F E 74  
195/50 R15 82V   F E 74  
205/50 R15 89W   C E 74  
195/55 R15 89V   C E 74  
185/60 R15 88V   F E 74  
195/60 R15 91V   C E 74  
205/60 R15 91V   C E 74  
225/60 R15 96V   C E 74  
185/65 R15 88H   F C 74  
195/65 R15 91V   C E 74  
215/65 R15 100H   C C 74  
205/45 R16 87W   F E 74  
215/45 R16 90W   C C 74  
195/50 R16 84V   F E 74  
205/50 R16 91W   C E 74  
225/50 R16 96W   C E 74  
195/55 R16 91V   C E 74  
205/55 R16 94W   C E 74  
215/55 R16 97W   C E 74  
225/55 R16 99W   C E 74  
205/60 R16 96V   C E 74  
215/60 R16 99V   C E 74  
225/60 R16 102W   C E 74  
215/65 R16 102V   C E 74  
205/40 R17 84W   F E 74  
215/40 R17 87W   F E 74  
245/40 R17 95W   C E 74  
205/45 R17 88W   F E 74  
215/45 R17 91W   C E 74  
225/45 R17 94W   C E 74  
235/45 R17 97W   C E 74  
215/55 R17 98W   C E 74  
225/55 R17 101W   C E 74  
205/35 R18 81Y   F E 74  
205/40 R18 86Y   F E 74  
225/50 R18 99W   C E 74  
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Top Accelera Alpha Review

Given 80% while driving a Infiniti Q45 (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 900 average miles
I just finished a 900 mile trip through the smokey mountians in the rain, I did not experience any drift, aqua planing or any loss of traction. Tires did fine in the dry as well. They are just as good a tire as the Bridgestone Potenzas they replaced.
159 - tyre reviewed on February 25, 2016   

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Given 39% while driving a Mazda MX5 (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Bought a Mazda MX5 NB svt with these tyres on. Almost killed me twice.
Undertseers like crazy in the wet, literally have cars pilling up behind me in winter time when i'm turning.
I know the car is a little tail happy in the wet, especially since it has an LSD, but this is ridiculous.
However, more or less okay in the dry.
I would 100% not recommend these tyres to anyone unless you only take your car out on sunny days or you're a thrill seeker who loves to drift around the place.
0 - tyre reviewed on July 16, 2019   
Given 36% while driving a MINI Cooper S Works (205/40 R18 W) on mostly country roads for 10,000 spirited miles
Outright dangerous in the wet. Massive understeer on wet roundabouts, and have to be extremely careful.

Dry grip, wear and price are fine.

Comfort is awful and so is road noise.

Very excited to be replacing them, going for Michelin PS4 after this experience.
1 - tyre reviewed on October 18, 2018   
These are the best tyres in the world. Watch now!
Given 36% while driving a Mazda 6 Sport 2.3L (225/45 R18) on a combination of roads for 1,000 easy going miles
Recently bought a Mazda 6 2.5 sport. the handling on the Mazda is supposed to be brilliant but have noticed the car has these Accelera tyres on it.
the car is terrible in the dry especially in the corners. Hit a little hole etc then the car is thrown towards the hedge even at low speed. In the wet it is like ice skating. These have to be budget tyres? Getting some P zero's put on soon. In my opinion. AVOID!
1 - tyre reviewed on September 18, 2018   
Given 27% while driving a MINI One D (205/60 R16) on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Had these on the rear of a mini when I bought it and vredstein sportrac 5 on fronts
At about 5mm they’ve totally given up in the wet
Makes for great oversteer but a bit on the dangerous side
Wouldn’t get these again
7 - tyre reviewed on April 22, 2018   
Given 36% while driving a Toyota Altezza RS200Z (255/30 R19) on mostly town for 100 average miles
CAUTION WITH OPTING THESE IN LOW PROFILE.
After significant testing and lengthy court issue against Mag and Turbo for fitting these - the verdict is that the low profile Accelera tyre is considered not suitable to fit for low profile. The pattern and fit of these particular tyres has caused the turn in of the tyre at both low and high speed test to dismount themselves from the wheel. This has been tested multi times with the same result. I had major damage inflicted to my wheels as a result - Mag&Turbo/Accelera had no recourse until court ruled with independence test undertaken by AA compliance NZ.
In my opinion THESE TYRE SHOULD NOT BE SOLD.
20 - tyre reviewed on October 29, 2017   

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