Incorporating better technology and engineering, newer tires typically outperform older model radials during our testing process. However, certain designs stand the test of time and provide better test results than the newest tires on the market.
Over the past two weeks I've tested a group of High Performance All-Season tires on the street as well as the wet track. It didn't surprise me that the Yokohama AVID ENVigor
continued to impress. What was unexpected was how well the Dunlop SP Sport Signature
While this is not considered an 'old' tire, it is an older design than both the AVID ENVigor and the Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval AS
. Despite its age, I felt the SP Sport Signature had the best steering response and street handling while being equivalent to the Yokohama AVID ENVigor on the wet track.