Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

These tires have been an absolute joy. The OEM Dunlops were garbage in comparison. The Michelins have proven to be decent for tread wear given they are high performance summer tires. On very few occasions I have been able to break traction with them despite my best efforts with a stage 1 STI. The Dunlops would squiggle about all over, coupled with an...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP

Great tire. No side wall flex before/during cornering and instant response. Great grip off the line and in the corners. I drive in AZ with hot rough roads and occasionally during the monsoons. Would buy again but they stopped making them. You are going to start losing traction on any tire after about a year and a half or 15000 miles. No tire I found...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

These pilot super sports are amazing tires! Coming off a worn out set of continental conti sport contact threes that I had a high opinion of. The PS3s are the best tires I have ever driven on. They are sticky, quiet and great in the rain. We took a trip from MD to Missouri and not only did they perform flawlessly on the highway, but they did equally great on...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Bought this tire to replace my summer tires. Thought this would be a better all-round option, given the claim that it is as good as a max performance summer tire. The tire has felt quite good in normal driving, and handled well in several sudden and intense downpours that we often get in Colorado. However, the tires are not even close in terms of cornering...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Long time listener, first time caller. I've used tire rack to support my tire purchasing decisions and as a way to promote vehicle safety to family and colleagues for years.When it came time to replace the OE tires (Dunlop Sport SP 01 A/S) on my daily driver, I did a considerable amount of research including talking with the experts here at TR. I enjoy...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXM4

This review is written at 16,500 miles on the original Michelin Primacy MXM4 OEM tires on a 2015 Tesla Model S85 with 19 tires. I will definitely be replacing these tires with the same OEM tire when the time comes. They ride smoothly and handle the vehicle load as well as any tire I've ever had on any of my previous vehicles including my 2004 BMW M3 19 Pilot...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP

This is the OEM tire on new Z51 and Z06 Corvettes (except for the Z07 package with the Cup tires). It's a solid tire for a daily driver -- no issues. What amazed me was how well the tire performed during a couple track days. Get a little heat into the tires, and they stick as well as Toyo R888's, which are a dedicated track tire I've used many times over the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

When my OEM tires contiseals lasted about 50K, so I started to look for a good set of tires that would fit my car. First replacement I bought from local Costco Michelins pilot sport A/S3 as I (was) a big fan of Michelin brand. I drove on them about 300 miles and what I noticed that the were very noisy but with good handling response tires, so I took them...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Finally found a tire that can hold up to my spirited summer driving and also give me confidence in wet weather. Great grip, quiet, and is giving me great tire wear. Fantastic tire. I would highly recommend these tires.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP

Bought these tires for my Cayman S since it has no spare and I frequently drive far from tire stores (middle of Wyoming). They replaced the stock 19 inch 35 series stock tires, and ride no harsher than the original tires (replaced with 18 inch 40 series run flats). They are not loud, but are noticeable on rougher pavement. On I 25 north of Denver, which is...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

This is the second set I have put on my BMW. These tires are great! Very happy with the purchase. I do both highway and city type of driving in this particular car (my daily driver) and I have been very pleased with they way they have performed and will buy them again. My only issue is that after they get about half worn, they get rather noisy! In my BMW it...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Was surprised how much these held up for so long. Went through 5-6 track days with these on and eventually heat cycled through them, but I'd recommend these to anyone looking for a great summer daily driver and occasional track/autocross. These were pretty responsive to steering inputs and held well during hard cornering. In the wet, they were worked pretty...  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

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2

So i cooked these tires after 3190 miles, hard driven, carving concrete, daily cruising speeds of 125 to 140 mph on my commute to work. Sometimes at 97mph...no peeling done until the very end when it was inevitable to replace them. This IS THE TIRE. On rainy days it will not disappoint you. A must buy.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

I'm not often compelled to write positive reviews, I tend towards writing negative reviews to assist others from making the same mistakes I have. In this case, this tire is not a mistake. I am coming from OEM Goodyear LS2 ROF (Run on Flat) tires in 245/45 19 size to the AS/3 + in the same size and the difference is nothing short of transformative.Most...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

These tires 100% live up to their reputation. They perform beyond well for a spirited street car. Road holding and feedback is fantastic, the ONLY drop from the horrible RTF's is a slight drop in steering response but that's as to be expected. The improvement in ride quality even for these ultra thin sidewall tires from the RFT's is staggering. It was beyond...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

By virtue of my car being an AWD slightly-high hatchback, it's tough to critique certain things like the tires' contribution to steering response. Nonetheless, I'm quite happy with these tires. I only needed to replace my rears, but for the cost of just those two tires in the OEM Pirelli run-flat model, I was able to afford a full staggered set of the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

After sets of Michelin Pilot Exalto and Pilot Sport IIs I tried these. Not too bad compared the Michelins. At 12K miles the wear isn't disappointing and the tires are still behaving nicely. They are made in Germany so maybe my BMW likes them. No real complaints and over all a nice tire for the money.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

I thought the stock Pirelli's that came with the car were a pretty good fit, but these Michelin Super Sports raise the bar dramatically. I track my car regularly in the summer and am amazed that lap after lap these tires perform as good on the 10th lap as they do after the 2nd warm-up lap. Other tires I have tried tend to loose grip after the 5th or 6th lap...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I was looking for a decent tire for my daily driver that occasionally sees a track and canyons. I initially was going to go the tried and true Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Glancing over the TireRack website I see a tire I have never seen before, the Indy 500. I was attracted to the tread design and the specs was what I was looking for. Better yet they were...  Read More