Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta XS

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes.

Kumho Ecsta XSReviewer's Overall Rating: 8.5

2000 BMW M Roadster
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Miles driven on tires: 5,500
Location: Radnor, PA
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 5,500 Miles on Tires
September 01, 2012

I just finished a track Dave A NJMP. Driving with an instructor, we worked on improving my corner entry and exit speeds. 4 thirty minute sessions later and I am very impressed with these tires. Under track conditions they were extremely solid performers, had great grip cornering and braking, and exceeded my expectations.

I've tracked a Ferrari 360 in the past with much more expensive tires, and these were much better on track.

I'm looking to buy a new set of wheels right now for this car (that's why I'm here today) and they're getting this tire.

I've driven performance cars for 30+ years, these tires give the best bang for the buck of any I've driven on.

Definitely recommend them.

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