Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Note: 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.
Vehicle: 2009 Volkswagen GTI 4-Door
4.5
Miles Driven on Tires: 2,500
Location: Easton, PA
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Initial Review: 2,500 miles on tires
September 15, 2012

These are the Best Summer Performance tires I've owned so far. I do about 140 miles a day in my commute which consist of winding mountain road, interstate and city driving - so had a chance to explore those tires in various environment. My front drive VW GTI APR stg2+ with about 280 hp puts big demands for traction and those tires deliver. Handling and braking is excellent with good feedback and response. Be careful on the initial brake in - they are very slippery out of the box.
I was also very surprised with their quietness and bump absorption. Much better than Pirellis P-Zero Nero. The only complain about them is that milage is down by about 12% so you'll be paying more at a pump. I guess they stick too well to the road....
Updates will follow as the miles pile up....

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