Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

These tires replaced the original Bridgestone Potenza's (high performance, summer) that came with the G37. They are a noticeable step up in performance, primarily in the wet, compared to the Bridgestones. They are also quieter, though that may not be an accurate comparison as the Bridgestones were at the end of their life compared to the new Michelin's. This...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

The Pilots are vast improvement over the factory Potenza run-flats. I made the switch to conventional tires with some trepidation. I have a compressor and plug kit in the trunk, which hopefully will get me home in a pinch. These tires have transformed the car to much more pleasant ride. Traction is phenomenal, directional stability is improved and general...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

First impression: nothing special on dry/wet. Can not comment on stability - got this 2 sizes narrower one size smaller rim and one size taller side wall than standard... Light snow ... nothing special, better breaking than forward tractionHeavy snow: Holly...! yesterday we got several inches, but it was impressive when, without any shoveling, i got out from...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

Simply the best Autocross tire available with phenomenal dry grip once they are hot. Traction is pretty good in the wet on Autox though it's best to not drive them on the highway in the wet. The rubber is extremely soft - equivalent to a race compound. The added traction can give a good autocross driver a second or two off their times. Wear is high - I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

These tires are hands down the best in all around performance that I have experienced with this vehicle. The ride is smooth, with superior cornering and steering response, and very little cabin noise. The car glides through tight corners with virtually no body roll, excellent acceleration on straight runs, and a great ride response to the pavement. Many...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

My experience is autoX and road/track events (HPDE, HSAX, etc), as well as extremely spirited around town driving. My S2000 is modified for SCCA's STR class, and has basic bolt-ons, coilovers, front sway bar. Running -2.2* camber.These tires are the fastest, grippiest street tire on the market (Q3-2016). Only way to get more grip or performance is to go to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

225/50/16 Installed on r32 Skyline GTR wheels. 16x8. No limited slip differential yet. No turbo. Riding on Powertrix coilovers. 9kg/mm front. 7kg/mm rear. Great tires! A bit heavier but Just solid feeling, stable through corners. Strong sidewall; hard to tell when tires are flat.Dry traction is great. Wet traction is actually pretty descent especially when...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

An update sooner than intended... '13 Mustang GT Convertible, Brembo package, Bilstein shocks/struts, 40 psi cold front, 38 psi cold... of course when they warm up the pressure increases 2-3 PSI.Took a 50 mile long backroad home today around one of my favorite roads...128 on the south side of Lake Berryessa, then into Fairfield. 55 mph speed limit, 20 mph to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

Amazing tires I love the response you get from these tires much better that BFG rivals. The cornering ability is unmatched in street tires. The auto cross ability of these tires is unbelievable.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

This first review is for TireRack. I ordered the tires by phone on Friday at about 11 am, Pacific Time. I was away from my house most of Saturday, the NEXT DAY, and when I returned, the tires were in my garage! Had them mounted and balanced this morning and drove to work..I was changing from the OE Goodyear F1 SuperCar tires. They had 40,000 miles (I avoid...  Read More

Tires and Wheels for 2017 FIAT 124 Spyder

Start with the ND Miata chassis, sprinkle in some retro Italian style, pop in a 1.4 liter turbocharged Multiair engine and you've got the 2017 FIAT 124 Spyder! With Italian styling and reliability, FIAT has created the perfect summer roadster. Want to add a little more Italian styling to the vehicle? Well, that's easy. Just add a set of wheels from O.Z....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

My Acura TLX came with Bridgestone Potenza's and wore out at 22,000 miles. 400 Tread Rating and just basically ----ed!!! Anytime it rain, I was sliding... so happy to replace with Continental Extreme Contact DWS 06! They grip and are awesome... my driving style is true South Florida...I drive it like I stole it...fast on the highways at extreme speeds and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

Got these to replace stock re-050. After 8 sessions NASA hpde 3 in utah the tires maintained steady temps and pressure (ran 33f 37r) even tire wear no rollover. Excellent steady state grip. They respond quickly to fast transitions without being nervous. Hard braking is sure, repeatable and steady with no rearend wiggles. They don't communicate as loudly when...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

Fantastic tire, precise, quiet, comfortable and just simply great handling. It provides great feedback without ever being noisy or harsh. Fantastic grip, on both, dry and wet conditions.Wears really fast, although that's to be expected given their UTQG rating and the fact I never try to change my driving style to protect them from wear. I'm about to purchase...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

I absolutely love these tires. I've been buying them for 4+ years now and hugely prefer them over the Pilot Super Sports. You can't get better grip then what these tires give you. When I'm buying tires, I'm only looking for dry weather performance. These aren't bad in the rain by any means, but I take it really easy when the roads are wet so I don't want to...  Read More

New Wheels and Tires For Your New Ford Focus RS

Did you just get a Focus RS or have one on the way? Depending on how you've configured your RS, you probably have 19x8 ET 50 dark grey cast alloy wheels on 235/35R19 Michelin Pilot Super Sports. For many RS drivers there is no need to upgrade. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a great match for those looking for a balanced tire. It's got a crisp steering...  Read More

Potenza RE-11 Positioned for Long Run at the Top

There’s no doubt temperatures around the country are at summer time highs. This time of the year is great for cookouts, hanging by the pool…and pushing your car’s traction and handling levels. And no tire is better suited for that in our Extreme Performance Summer category right now than the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11. Currently ranked the top tire in its...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

This tire is awesome. You just know how special it is, from the moment you start driving...When you cross over any kind of painted surface in the road, you can tell just how sticky the tire is...it sounds like Velcro being ripped apart. I took a VERY SHARP highway exit ramp, at breathtaking speed, I thought I was going to be thrown out of the side window, a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

Third time buying a set of these tires! I've tried other tires on other vehicles and i just can't find any tire i love as much as this one, literally the best tire in the world when it comes to performance. track/street these tires of amazing, grip for days, literally when the tires get to your door, you can't slide your hand across them they are so sticky.Th...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

Used mostly for Autocross on set of BBS wheels. Great traction after first heat cycle. Little wear noted after five 25 minute track sessions. Very pleased to date   Read More