Michelin Pilot Sport AS 3+ Versus the New Pirelli Pzero Nero A/S Plus

Since its launch in early 2016, the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ has been a popular choice in the Ultra High Performance All-Season category. Its crisp steering response, generous wet and dry grip and excellent hydroplaning resistance makes it a top choice for drivers wanting sporty handling that bests many summer-only performance tires. During a pre-launch...  Read More

Newer is Better: Introducing the Ultra High Performance All-Season General G-MAX AS-05

Founded in 1915, General Tire has been making tires for over 100 years. That knowledge base improved even more in 1987 when General was purchased by a leading German-tire manufacturer. This infusion of capital and technology has helped General continue to make great tires at a very reasonable prices.   One such General tire that has tested well and impressed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

I bought a 2017 GTI Sport for one reason only: Carving up back roads and on/off ramps. I bought these tires to replace the OEM Bridgestone Potenza RE97AS 225-40R18I ones that my car came with. I found traction under acceleration to be lacking, and just wasn't as dazzled by the car as I expected to be. I got a flat early on, and took that opportunity to rush...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Within five miles of having these tyres installed on my 2015 Volkswagen GTI-S, I encountered a downpour and must say; my previous set of Pirelli P7 Cinturatos gripped quite well but were a tick tail happy in the wet. The BFGs were heads and shoulders above the Pirellis in the wet in keeping the back end planted.I then took my car through it's paces on a few...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Within five miles of having these tyres installed on my 2015 Volkswagen GTI-S, I encountered a downpour and must say; my previous set of Pirelli P7 Cinturatos gripped quite well but were a tick tail happy in the wet. The BFGs were heads and shoulders above the Pirellis in the wet in keeping the back end planted.I then took my car through it's paces on a few...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

A definite improvement over the factory Pirellis that barely last 20,000 miles and are typically noisy and out of round. I bought these based on reviews on Tire Rack, and am very pleased so far. The car is much quieter, and for an all season tire, very grippy and responsive. If these come even close to the 45,000 mile treadwear warranty, I'll be extremely...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Riken Raptor ZR

Another Florida autocrosser here. I purchased these for daily driver use and also for autocross as I build up my skill level. So far I have averaged 21 runs per tire before rotating front to back. Compared to 8 runs on my all season tires. There is still some sidewall tread left, I just wanted to rotate before wearing it out completely. After the second...  Read More

Truck Tires: Off-Road Tires and Mud Tires / Mudding Tires Versus All-Terrain Tires

If you have a truck or rugged SUV that you often drive off of the beaten path, then you should consider using tires that are more aggressive than standard Highway All-Season tires or Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season tires. How much more aggressive do should you consider? That depends on how much off-road driving you'll be doing and how severe your...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Replaced set of Pirelli P Zero Nero All Seasons (OEM) on my Mustang with the Pilot Sport A/S 3+ and am very happy. The Pirellis had only 35000 km on them; were difficult to balance, had irregular wear (even with 2 alignments) and were very twitchy, grabbing every rut that the car encountered. I thought that maybe the EPAS was going bad, since the same...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

I drive an 03 Z06 Vette. It's my track car but it is street legal, I drive it to/from the track. It's modified for the track in terms of suspension, cooling, brakes etc. Drive train is stock. I do about 25-35 track days per season in the instructor groups. Tracks I drive are WGI, NJMP, LR, Pocono, SP, Palmer.A few years ago, I sold my dedicated race car had...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Reading the review, I concluded this was the best bang for the buck for my daily driver. Handling performance under both wet and dry conditions is superb and it keeps you in contact with the feel of the road. The grip is excellent on twisting back roads out on the countryside. The only thing unexpected was the amount of road noise. I know they're all-season,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact Sport

Coming from a set of the ExtremeContact Sport DW that had lasted 22,000 miles, I went with these newer editions primarily for comfort and durability. I mostly drive my R8 like an old man and commute around in it, but I do take it once in a few months to the local mountains for fun.The old Sport DW tires were truly outstanding. I have driven the car across...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop SP Winter Sport 4D

I use these year round here in Norther Michigan and in Massachusetts. Wish they still hade the run flat version, maybe that was in 3D, not sure why they don't have them. Anyway, this tire is a brilliant and essentially year round friend. Very quiet and smooth all seasons with performance both for higher speeds, snow and ice, wet and dry. Off street as you...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Falken Azenis RT615K+

I've only driven 100 miles so far on these tires. I barely broke-in the tires, then took it out for an autocross the same day.On the autocross, these tires were absolutely phenomenal. After one run, the tires heated up to proper operating temperature. I was able to rotate the car with the throttle and brake with extreme precision. These are things I was...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Falken Azenis RT615K+

I come from a set of worn out Bridgestone Potenza RE11's. I bought my Miata to go autocrossing last year. I've done 7 events total now. These tires were the first mod this year. I have 2 autocross events on them currently, and I am VERY impressed. The first event was a novice school, put on by the local club. Being that this was a school, times werent...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

These tires are much better than the Continentals that came from the factory. The ride is better, quieter, and the overall performance is better. I could not find extreme performance tires for this vehicle, but have found these to be an excellent choice.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk AS

These replaced the Bridgestone Ecopia tires I had on my Mazda 3. Overall this was a massive improvement. These tires are very quiet by comparison, and maybe the most quiet tires I've ever used. They really perform predictably on the road and provide excellent handling. The grip around corners is superior and I can make many turns now that would cause my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

Ride, comfort and noise is excellent. Very quiet tire. Ride quality is on firm side but very acceptable. Remember its a performance tire. Dry traction is good. I haven't had the chance to drive in much rain but grip seems fine with the little exposure I've had. I was a little disappointed in the cornering grip especially with sh-awd. Cornering is good but...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

This is the best all season tire I have ever purchased and it is especially apparent in the winter when all my neighbors are sliding around the streets and stuck on our local hill spinning their tires going nowhere and I simply drive on by.Added to that is the remarkable wear I am getting. I went to the shop to have my oil changed and rotate the tires and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

As for that Snowflake rating: Plenty of reviews talk about the the K02's as great tires but a lot of people are buying these expecting them to compete with Blizzaks as a winter tire, I will tell you that there is absolutely no comparison to a dedicated set of winter tires for most winter conditions. They are far superior to a mud tires in any winter...  Read More