New Sizes for the Streetable Track & Competition Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R

Were you hoping to find more choices in your size for the track? This December, Pirelli channeled their inner Santa Claus and released many new sizes for the Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R. The Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R made a name for itself by being the tire of choice the most track-ready fifth-generation Camaros. A maniacal effort to cut weight coupled with...  Read More

Winter Tire Option Now Available for C7 Corvette Z51 Package

If you drive a new 2015 Chevy Corvette with the optional Z51 performance package, you know how difficult it can be to find tire options. The 245/35R19 front and 285/30R20 rear tire sizes are unique to the Corvette and are not commonly found in the market place or on other higher volume vehicles. Currently, there are a few manufacturers that offer all-season...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber HTS

Best tires I've had, Aggressive driving. I wore them out in 8000 miles doing burnouts and autocrossing the truck. I have an LS3 Corvette V8 in my single cab pickup. When the tires were new, they made ZERO road noise and rode smoothly. I took them through 8 of slushy snow and they performed. I took them through severly soft sand in a well traveled river bed...  Read More

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

I really can only echo the other comments on this tire for the C6 Corvette. Twice the tire as the stock run-flats at about half the cost. Well OK, so maybe not twice, and maybe not half... Hold on: yep, it IS exactly half -- I just checked at my last invoice for the OEM tires.Haven't had them long and no wet weather experience, but these things rock. Far...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

I put these tires on a C6 Corvette and could not be happier. They have the appropriate speed rating for a 'vette and perform beyond my expectations. The OEM run flats sounded like snow tires. Was difficult to hear the radio at freeway speeds. To compensate for the tire not being a run flat, I bought a tire pump from Groits Garage and a plug kit for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season

I really like these tires. The tread on them will never allow them to be considered with the best handling tires in the max performance category, but for an all-season tire they are very impressive. I bought them because tread wear was more important to me than handling, but I was pleasantly surprised at how well they hold the road, and how comfortable and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Best overall performance tire made. Awesome on the M3 and Z06 Corvettes. Great performance. Great feel. Good wear.   Read More

Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 vs Michelin Pilot Super Sport

If you were to check out customer survey results for the top two tires in the Max Performance Summer category, you would find that the Michelin Pilot Super Sport is currently ranked number one. I've used a set on my own vehicle and you can learn about my experience by taking a look at "Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tires Installed on My Car." The second...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Bought the DWS Conti's for my C5 Corvette based on reviews and I've also had a set on a BMW M3 that I drove year round. They are very,very quiet and they ride much nicer than the OEM run flats. The softer sidewall results in steering response that is not as sharp as summer tires, but once you turn in, the tires grip well and are predictable. Traction is...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KR21

I'm a 67yo retired COP. Saying this I still drive lika a COP, but I am driving a Kia Sportage. Nice running veh., but not a Corvette. So far I am extremely pleased with these tires. They gave me good handling & traction in snow when living in Maryland. Now in Myrtle Beach, SC I longer think of ice & snow. Wet weather traction is great, as is highway &...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport

I needed to buy a set of tires for my mostly stock C5 corvette. I didn't want to spend a lot of money on tires for my weekend ride but I still wanted something with great dry handling. These tires have exceeded my expectations!Dry performance is amazing. These tires grip very well when warmed up for spirited driving. If it drops below 60 degrees, they...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I Daily Drive C5 Corvette all year in Michigan. I drove the car to the airport on un-plowed roads at 4:00AM Feb 2 and made it all the way - That was 13 of the worst snow storm we've had here since 1974. I stayed in the 2track paths of 4x4 trucks mostly - but this was still deep enough you could feel the snow dragging on the bottom of the car for the 25 or so...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP

Great performance tires on all road conditions but I am a little disappointed. At 23,000(rated for 30,000) miles the tread still has more to go but there is excessive tire noise thumping, often called feathering, caused by flat spots on the outside edge of the tire. Four wheel alignment and balance has always been spot on. The noise is forcing me to go...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

I've had several sets of different tires on the rear of my Corvettes. These Michelins are by far the best (also, the most expensive) tire. Dry handling is phenomenal. I did not rate wet traction as I avoid driving my 02 Corvette in the rain (I have four vehicles).   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Awesome tires. They stick like glue to the road. Very little road noise but a tad more than other tires I have owned. However, not nearly as noisy and the Goodyears or Bridgestones I have had in the past. Very responsive and good tire wear. I drive freeways and mountain roads a lot. City driving occasionally.Love these tires and I bought them for my '11...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR Z II

Purchased these because they were the cheapest thing available and they looked cool. I drive in a very spirited manner over local Mtn Roads. The car also gets some autocross use and A little Drag racing. It is modified with a 3.42 rear from a z06 and a higher stall. The car also has a performance tune and exhaust with plans for future performance upgrades....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Love! Love! Love! these new Michelin Premier AS tires. I replaced Dunlop Sport tires that came on the car when I purchased the vehicle new. These tires are MUCH quieter and MUCH smoother riding than the Dunlops. I blew a tire at 28k miles and had to replace all 4 because my SUV is AWD. I purchased Michelin for my Corvette and love them on that car so thought...  Read More

Bridgestone DriveGuard Run-Flat: Not Just for BMW and MINI

Traditionally, run-flat tires have been used mainly for limited vehicle types as specified by certain manufacturers for Original Equipment use. Prime examples of this is are BMW 3 Series vehicles since the mid-2000s, the new MINI Cooper and all fifth-generation and newer Chevrolet Corvettes. These vehicles once represented a small portion of the market that...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax HP

I'm really trying to find a reason not to like this tire. For this size, there are very few choices that aren't Z rated and wear out way too fast. So far (after 2000 miles)these are quiet, smooth riding and stable. I had Generals on a Corvette once and they were great. These are even better. Half the price of other choices...what else can I say?   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR Z II

What a bargain for a C5 Corvette to get away from those $1200-1400 sets of run flats. Vette has individual TPMS pressures so you know which tire is low. Just like my RX8 with no spare I included a repair kit and slime as a carry along. W rated tires that deliver. I don't race this car (yet)but have been totally amazed with the level of grip available in the...  Read More