Archive for September, 2010

Tips Buy Right Tyre

An online magazine recently tested tyres from 12 different brands covering anything from the premium to the budget and suitable for all cars from family hatchbacks to a new Aston Martin.

The top performer was a tyre from Continental, the ContiSportContact 3 which performed well in all areas of the tests which included handling and breaking on wet and dry roads, aquaplaning and rolling resistance, i.e. the power needed to turn the tyre. Other top tyres came from manufacturers Michelin, Goodyear and Dunlop with some tyres performing better in wet conditions than others. Among the worst performers’ where offerings from manufactures Runway and Maxxis, although all tyres tested performed well in one or more areas of the tests.

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