The 2007 Autocar tyre test
This weeks Autocar magazine has a 12 page pull out special tyre test from the Contidrome in Germany. This is Autocars most comprehensive tyre test yet and they score in a multiple of wet and dry categories giving both subjective and objective feedback.
Interestingly they use 2 different cars in this tyre test, a front wheel drive Ford Mondeo
diesel and a rear wheel drive Mercedes Benz C class
with a petrol engine.
The tyres on test were (in overall results order):
1) Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric
2) Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
3) Bridgestone Potenza RE050-A
4) Continental Contisport Contact 3
5) Pirelli PZero Nero / Rosso
In the finest Autocar tradition they have provided an amazing summary video of the test on their website and if you're the least bit interested in car tyres you will find it fascinating.
To watch the video click here
and to read the full 12 page review, which gives detailed breakdown of all the tyres get yourself a copy of Autocar dated 10/10/2007.
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