Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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Vehicle: 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 5 Door With OE Rubber Valve Stems
2.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 3,000
Location: Fort Lee, NJ
Driving Condition: Track/Autocross
Driving Style: Spirited
Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Initial Review: 3,000 miles on tires
October 15, 2012

I did 4 or 5 track days with this tire- NJMP, Pocono and Watkins Glen. I was expecting these to be as good or better than the dunlop star specs. They fell well short of my expectations. In the dry they're just ok, when you're getting on the gas at the apex they need more time to grip than the SS. In the wet they hydroplane easily. Side walls are very weak, you can feel them buckle when the car is taking a set. I put SS back on and the car feels tranformed. Will not buy the PSS again.

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