Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X

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Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro SS
0.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 300
Location: Alexandria, VA
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Kumho Ecsta 4X
Initial Review: 300 miles on tires
June 27, 2012

2001 Camaro SS
Performance Springs, Koni Shocks & Struts, Performance Tubular Lower Control Arms, Performance Tubular Panhard bar, 35mm Front Sway Bars/22mm Rear sway bar, Subframe connectors.

My suspension is tuned for corner carving performance and these tires are TERRIBLE! It felt as I was driving an old land boat! My stock truck felt safer than my car. These tires felt dangerous to drive on in corners and any speed on the highway. Enroute to work I take a curve at 85mph safely with good tires and I could barely drive 60mph with these on the same curve.

The size is 275/40 17 on my car. Different size tires might have a better performance.

Road noise is virtually not there. Didn't drive in snow or rain.

These do have a 30 day return policy which I took advantage of.

Good luck in choosing the correct tire.

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Monday, September 3, 2012 by visalus ambassador

I had a feeling those steel bumpers from the 'Modern Warfare 3' Edition would show up somewhere else.
Monday, September 10, 2012 by visalus ambassador

Always I enjoy the nostalgia of the white and blue on the GTS. I find outit's more of a throwback to the late nineties than the last Viper, and I do enjoy the look of the late nineties Vipers.

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