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

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Vehicle: 2015 BMW M235i Coupe Staggered Tires
4.5
Miles Driven on Tires: 1,250
Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)
Initial Review: 1,250 miles on tires
March 21, 2017

After going last winter on my stock PSS tires (not the best idea I've had), I got a set of all seasons for the winter. The tires are staggered like my summers (225/245). Our one snow event this year was a week before the tires arrived, but I've had the tires in freezing temps, rain, and a paced event at Virginia International Raceway. The tires were better than I expected in every regard. Traction and handling in all settings I've been in has been fantastic, including on the track. The tires are a little quieter than the Pilot Super Sports on the highway. Around town, I can't really feel any difference at legal speeds where the ride and bumps are as I expected for a low profile tire. Fuel mileage is unchanged from the stock tires. On the track, with enough speed in some turns to get the tires howling, they were planted and predictable, though less sharp in turn-in and more vague feeling than the PSS or Direzza Star Specs I've used before. Considering these are all-seasons, they blew me away with how competent they were.
All in all, I'm really happy with these tires and will keep them on a little longer before throwing the summer-only tires back on.

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