Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

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Michelin Pilot Super SportReviewer's Overall Rating: 9.62

2011 BMW M3 Coupe
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Miles driven on tires: 1,000
Location: Toronto, On
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 1,000 Miles on Tires
October 27, 2012

These tires were an upgrade to PS2's and although similar in nature, the Super Sports are a huge upgrade. I can't comment on the tread life but the tire is very soft and sticky to the touch - more than any other street tire I've owned. They immediately feel like there is 25% more tire gripping the road but the turn in is much quicker and requires less effort. Ride feels more controlled - no squishy feeling when cornering on throttle, but is also softer when going over uneven, broken road surfaces - car doesn't shake up and down or side to side as much as the PS2s - very compliant. Probably a 50% improvement in ride quality and quieter than the PS2s. Wet grip is awesome - no sense of hydroplaning up to 130km/h in misty conditions and I couldn't even get the tires to start to break away at 80km/h on damp backroad highways. Overall a very worthwhile upgrade on the PS2s.

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