Tag: Auto Bild Sportscars

Tyre test shows premium brands’ technological leadership is shrinking

Tyre test shows premium brands’ technological leadership is shrinking

7th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Another tyre test from the Auto Bild family of magazines. This time, Auto Bild Sportscars has looked at 11 products in the size 245/45 R18 100W/Y. The exercise was happily free of major dramas, with testers Henning Klipp and Dierk Möller not reporting any serious safety issues amongst the candidates.

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Exemplary wet and snow characteristics – victory for Vredestein in Auto Bild Sportscars winter tyre test

Exemplary wet and snow characteristics – victory for Vredestein in Auto Bild Sportscars winter tyre test

12th October 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve got a winter tyre test in front of us, and for a change a Continental tyre hasn’t finished first. Auto Bild Sportscars evaluated ten size 245/45 R18 V tyres and crowned the Vredestein Wintrac Pro its winner.

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Accolade shows the “substance behind the Vredestein brand promise” – tyre maker on Auto Bild Sportscars win

Accolade shows the “substance behind the Vredestein brand promise” – tyre maker on Auto Bild Sportscars win

12th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Top honours in the Auto Bild Sportscars comparative evaluation of ten winter tyres have gone to the Vredestein Wintrac Pro, and Apollo Vredestein is thrilled with how its recently-released tyre performed.

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Two winners, one loser in Auto Bild Sportscars’ 2017 winter tyre test

12th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental winter tyres have already claimed two test victories this autumn – the WinterContact TS860 took top spot in ADAC and Auto Bild tests, while the WinterContact TS850 P was voted top by Auto Motor und sport. The latter of these has now achieved a second win, in the test that will appear in the issue of Auto Bild Sportscars (11/2017) due to be released tomorrow. The victory was a shared one, however, with the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 named joint winner.

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From exemplary to not recommended: Auto Bild Sportscars tyre test

From exemplary to not recommended: Auto Bild Sportscars tyre test

8th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Tyres are black and round, but a shared shape and colour doesn’t mean all tyres perform the same. This truth was readily apparent in this year’s summer tyre test from Auto Bild Sportscars. The German magazine for sport and performance car fans evaluated nine size 235/35 R19 tyres. One of its aims in doing so was to reveal “dangerous beguilers” amongst the many models on the market today. What it found amongst the tested tyres was performance ranging from ‘exemplary’ to ‘not recommended’.

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From exemplary to not recommended – more Auto Bild winter tyre tests

From exemplary to not recommended – more Auto Bild winter tyre tests

14th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Anyone browsing the results of two of the latest Auto Bild group tyre tests would be forgiven for suspecting a copy/paste malfunction, as the ranking tables for both the Auto Bild Sportcars and Auto Bild Allrad winter tyre tests bear more than a passing resemblance to each other.

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Hankook comments on positive tyre test results

1st April 2016 | 0 Comments

The results of a number of comparative tyre tests have been published in various magazines during the last month or so, including in several Auto Bild titles. Hankook Tire has commented on the victory of its Ventus Prime³ in Auto Bild’s annual test of 50 size 205/55R16V summer tyres, and on the second place attained by the Hankook Ventus S1 evo² in the 20-inch (255/35R20 front and 295/30R20 rear) tyre test published in Auto Bild Sportscars.

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Test highlights performance gap between brand name and budget tyres

Test highlights performance gap between brand name and budget tyres

25th November 2015 | 0 Comments

The October-released 11/2015 edition of German motoring publication Auto Bild Sportscars features a test of size 225/45 R18 V/Y winter tyres. Eight different products – seven well-known brands and one budget tyre – were put to the test while fitted to a Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The budget tyre, Horizon, received poor marks for its performance and was rated ‘not recommended’ by the Auto Bild Sportscars testers.

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Hankook Ventus S1 evo the victor in performance tyre test

Hankook Ventus S1 evo the victor in performance tyre test

9th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Auto Bild Sportscars has voted the Hankook Ventus S1 evo winner of its latest summer tyre test. The German publication evaluated seven 19-inch tyres on a BMW M4 configured for 255/35 at the front and 275/35 R19Y on the rear axle.

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