Accelera Alpha

Dry Grip 66%
Wet Grip 46%
Road Feedback 56%
Progressiveness 51%
Wear 71%
Comfort 59%
Buy again 53%
Accelera Alpha

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

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Tyre review data from 111 tyre reviews averaging 57% over 1,020,445 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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Size Price Range  
205/55 R16 £44.00 - £44.00 (1 prices) Compare Prices >>
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Accelera Alpha Reviews

Given 80% (breakdown) 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.
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on February 25, 2016   
Given 10% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Polo 6R GTI 1.4TSI (180HP) (205/35 R18) on mostly town for 800 easy going miles
worst tyres ever by far

never will i ever buy the tyres again - please feel free to mail me to send you a mail - tyres aint even a year old - what a waste of my money... i need the official website to lof a complaint for the tyres - - -
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on February 3, 2016   
Given 10% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Polo GTI (205/40 R18) on mostly town for 1,000 easy going miles
the worst tyres ever bought - - - rubbisgh as hell - - - i have pics to proof how poorly made this tyres are and it's not only one of them but i fitted 4 new tyres not wven a year ago and they all wasted - - -
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on February 1, 2016   
Given 81% (breakdown) while driving a Subaru Impreza WRX STI (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 20,000 spirited miles
Dry surface tyre grip is mostly dependent on the rubber compound i.e. harder: less grip, longer life, softer: more grip, less life. Wet weather tyre performance is dependent on the rubber compound and the water dispersion grooves in the tyres. I'm not sure if the tyre brand has an impact on given performance of a particular type of tyre. Reviews can be subjective. Data such as G-loadings, road surface temperatures, road surface deposits, surface texture, tyre pressures, tyre temperatures, rubber compound, tyre profile, water dispersion grooves, tyres sizes, vehicle weight, steering geometry, vehicle downforce, suspension settings etc. My main question would be is there data available on the rubber chemical composition of each tyre and a detailed breakdown of the tyre's internal structure?
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on October 15, 2015   
Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo s60 D5 (163) (235/40 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
I have used these tyres on my previous E-Class Mercedes and more recently on my Volvo S60. They are a fantastic tyre in my opinion at around 35% of the cost of equivalent Continentals I had fitted before (on both vehicles). Wear is better and they are also quieter. Wet grip is fine and I am about to have another set fitted by my local supplier at £57.60 each fully fitted. No brainer!!
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on September 18, 2015   
Given 73% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Vios (185/60 R15 V) on a combination of roads for 10,000 spirited miles
This is my 2nd review on this tyre. I bought this brand as a replacement for Bridgestone Potenza which is the stock tyres for Toyota Vios. I think it really does perform well and the grip is quite good on dry road. Of course you would expect the tyres to perform less efficient on a wet road but it seems alright to me. Who would speed up to 200km/h on a wet road? Thats just crazy. One thing that needs to be noted that it has road noise which is to be expected from the design of the tyre threads. But using this tyre on a hot and wet climate in Southeast Asia, this tyre performs really well. Greetings from Brunei!
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on July 4, 2015   
Given 48% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 323i (225/45 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 250 spirited miles
Bought my E36 BMW with these fitted all round, horrendous in the wet (car almost undrivable) but adequate in the dry. Looking to change these quickly after a fairly heart-stopping (and expensive) moment cruising at 50MPH on a damp road and the car deciding to steering from the back with no warning.

Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on June 15, 2015   
Given 67% (breakdown) while driving a Acura 4 dr integra ls/vtec (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 4,000 spirited miles
I currently have these tires 195/50 r15 and I must say the grip is great when the road is hot but cold or wet pretty bad and the tire is kinda hard so it has rough ride .. But overall I would say the wear and grip as far as sunny California driving is concerned I'd say there great but a rainy state probly not . dueces
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on April 8, 2015   
Given 59% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Fiesta XR4 (ST) (205/40 R17) on mostly country roads for 18,000 spirited miles
These tyres perform well in dry conditions. They offer predictable grip and progressive feedback. In my case, this usually results in boiled powersteering fluid. Te he he he.

But in the wet.. Well, they are alarmingly rubbish. Around town they will understeer everywhere. The abs and stability control will flash like christmas lights. You need to be aware of their limits in the wet and drive accordingly, i.e. very cautiously.

They are cheap tyres that offer good dry performance. No point comparing them to something twice as expensive.

Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on March 31, 2015   
Given 81% (breakdown) while driving a Subaru Impreza (205/50 R16) on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
I had been offered these tyres at a very attractive price, thought I would take a punt and give them a go. MOT due the following month and 2 tyres on the limit, or there baouts so had 4 of the Alphas put on, Looked the part. purchased then shortly after came accross all these negative reviews. Panicked slightly as my Impreza is a shining example and didnt want it finding a ditch. I had previously had Toyo Proxes T1R which have been incredible. These Alphas have now had 3 weeks run in and have tried all types of road conditions and cannot fault them. Granted the vehicle is a AWD so is a bit more forgiving on lose of grip but I would certainly consider buying them again. yet to comment on the wear rate on them.
Find this review useful? | - tyre reviewed on March 25, 2015