Please help me hit 40k subscribers by christmas! http://bit.ly/2p6kKXq There’s 3 good winter tyre videos left before the year is out! Will a narrower 16 inch winter tyre give you better snow performance because it’s narrow, or will the larger, wider 17 and 18 inch winter tyres perform better in the snow because they have […]
Pleaseeeeeee subscribe! http://bit.ly/2p6kKXq It’s taken over a year, but it’s finally here. What are the differences between the Michelin Pilot Sport 4, Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S and Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. The Pilot Sport 4 (MPS4 / PS4) and 4 S (MPS4S / PS4S) are the road tyres, with the 4 designed slightly […]
Win a set of Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 tyres – https://bit.ly/2tnNNLa Do wider tyres give you more grip? The logical answer would be yes, the wider the tyre, the more rubber in contact with the surface, but it actually isn’t that simple. As a tyre gets wider, the footprint of the tyre changes. While […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=215 Firestone’s newest, the Champion Fuel Fighter, joins some very popular tires in the all-season category. And with all-season tires, there’s a lot of give and take when it comes to design and engineering before you get a tire that’s good in all seasons. Has Firestone delivered a lot of give with very little take? […]
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http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=217 Firestone wants to hit the bull’s eye with its new Firehawk Indy 500. The target is specific: an outstanding blend of dry and wet street traction and handling. How accurate is Firestone’s aim in the Ultra High Performance Summer category ripe with contenders including the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2, Dunlop Direzza DZ102 and Kumho […]
Have you ever considered using a cheap no-name motorcycle helmet? Probably not! But at Crash Test we like to answer the questions that nobody asked. So, we took a trip to eBay and bought a $30 motorcycle helmet to destroy for your entertainment. Test Subject: Scorpion EXO R710: https://frt9.co/gqlu69 vs AHP “???” 0:54 – Seaworld […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=122 During the height of the winter season in Northern Sweden in late January of 2009, we compared three Studless Ice and Snow winter tires, each designed with advanced tread compounds and highly evolved tread patterns to be the best for when winter conditions are the worst. We evaluated each tire’s ability to accelerate, brake […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=178 Standard Touring All-Season tires are usually a great choice for drivers who want a combination of good ride and noise comfort, all-season capability, and a longer tread life than more performance-oriented tires. Sounds like a lot to ask, but the best in the category roll together a good balance of these characteristics. How do […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=189 Today, many Passenger and Standard Touring All-Season tires are anything but “standard.” The new Continental TrueContact is designed to provide fuel efficiency along with long treadlife and good traction, particularly in the wet. But what about when it snows? We went to Sweden to test this tire where winter reigns supreme.
Slime tire sealant put to the test. highway driven.
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jdp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tires.jsp&tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DWS+06 Timing may be everything. Certainly in the Ultra High Performance All-Season category the timing was right for Continental when they launched the original ExtremeContact DWS. Six years later it’s time for their next Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, the ExtremeContact DWS 06. Does this new design offer more than just a strong family resemblance? […]
Subscribe to Tyre Reviews – http://bit.ly/2p6kKXq Will moving to a smaller wheel size improve comfort? Will moving to a bigger wheel size improve handling? I’ve been finding out exactly what changes when you change your wheel size at Mireval, Goodyear’s test facility in the South of France. —- Further information and the full data from […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=188 Michelin set their sights on being #1 in Grand Touring All-Season, so their Premier A/S delivers long wear and a smooth ride while also emphasizing wet traction — not just when new, but through the tire’s life. But what about when it snows? We went to Sweden to test this tire where winter reigns […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp?ttid=181 Performance Winter/Snow tires, for sports car drivers in the lower snow belt, are designed to strike a more even balance between traction in winter’s snow, slush and ice vs. handling/traction on clear roads. Can the new Dunlop and Pirelli tires in the category go head-to-head with the favorites from Bridgestone and Michelin? We found […]
Subscribe to Tyre Reviews – http://bit.ly/2p6kKXq With budget car tyres getting closer to the premium tyres in raw performance, we take a look at how a cheap set of tyres can alter the subjective balance and behaviour of a powerful car like the Mercedes C63 AMG. The tyres on test? The extremely well regarded Continental […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=162 We always look forward to testing Max Performance Summer tires — the proverbial running shoes for cars. They’re the pinnacle in tire technology, blending the latest in tread compounds and internal components with highly engineered designs. To find out how they drive, we selected several of the best and two of the newest to […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=216 Balance is key in Ultra High Performance All-Season, with tires at the top skewing more toward the all-season side. But what if a tire can offer category-leading grip/handling in the dry/wet combined with all-season capabilities that are competitive with the top tires? Here we get a first look at the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S […]
What’s the best road tire on the market? Is there really much of a difference between the best ones? (NOTE – The Continental GP4000 S2 was tested, but we accidentally left it out of the list of tyres at the start of the video) And what air pressure should you use in yours? We sent […]
http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=193 To get a jump on winter testing, we headed to the local hockey rink to experience the glare ice traction of the newest Studless Ice & Snow tires for winter. This year’s matchup featured the new Bridgestone Blizzak WS80 and Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c vs. the established performance of the Dunlop Winter Maxx and Michelin […]