Ford FG falcon ute Tyres

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The following tyres have been reviewed on the Ford FG falcon ute
Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 (47) 86% 82% 78% 80% 70% 81% 73% 78% 479,037

Ford FG falcon ute Tyre Review Highlights

Writing about the Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 given 79% (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly town for 19500 spirited miles
Very good value for money. impressive grip and comfort in all conditions. Very progressive at limit and they never totally let go. With 260-270 rwhp in a lightweight ute, i could throw it into any corner and be confident that it would handle it at full power. Lasted well considering the conditions

Straight line dry grip= very good, cornering dry grip = excellent. Straight line wet grip = excellent, cornering wet grip = good. Water drainage also excellent.

Only trouble was the sticky rubber wore out quite quickly then they were not so amazing. Also on shinny smooth tar they are not progressive, all or nothing. Having said that, they are now well past the wear bars and they still handle OK.

About to upgrade to MPSS so will be interesting to see if they are worth the extra $
tyre reviewed on 2017-04-19 02:42:13
Writing about the Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 given 76% (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 500 spirited miles
only just have these fitted to the rear of a falcon ute with approx 340hp. So far really good, dry grip is strong and haven't found their limit yet. Can push very hard without them complaining. Haven't done much wet driving but seem good from what i have experienced so far.

Only one down side, they have a really soft side wall. The is helped by a strong steel belt so the actual tread still sits flat while cornering, but it can make the car feel unstable. This is actually a big advantage for my ute as the car needs to rotate a little to turn correctly, the movement in the rear tyres positions the car perfectly on corner entry. I wouldn't like to have them on the front though, not on a heavy, understeer prone car.

overall good value for money, will consider again
tyre reviewed on 2015-12-04 00:31:16
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