Tag: Dunlop Winter Sport 5

Conti seals hat-trick in Auto Express winter tyre test reflecting British climate

Conti seals hat-trick in Auto Express winter tyre test reflecting British climate

28th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental’s WinterContact TS 860 has won its third consecutive Auto Express winter tyre test. The tyre beat strong competition from major manufacturers, most notably Hankook, whose Winter i*cept RS2 received a “commended” rating in second place, in a test tweaked this year “to better reflect UK driving conditions”. Outside the winter tyre competition, Auto Express also commented that the all-season control tyre, the Michelin CrossClimate+, not only finished close to the top in dry and wet tests, but was also only behind Hankook’s star performer in the snow – a result Auto Express described as “remarkable”.

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Continental, Goodyear joint victors in ADAC 16-inch winter tyre test

Continental, Goodyear joint victors in ADAC 16-inch winter tyre test

28th September 2018 | 0 Comments

September has been packed with tyre tests, with Auto Express, Auto Bild, GTÜ and auto, motor und sport all publishing comparative evaluations of winter and/or all-season tyres. German motoring association ADAC has come to the party with not one, but two winter tyre tests.

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Auto Bild winter tyre test: Premiums, mid-brands share top rating

Auto Bild winter tyre test: Premiums, mid-brands share top rating

24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

After narrowing the starting grid of 51 protagonists down to 20 in a preliminary knockout round, the team at Auto Bild got busy subjecting the survivors to a battery of tests in various conditions. The results of this second, decisive round of winter tyre tests have been announced, and it is a win for Dunlop. Sharing the podium were joint runners-up from Continental and – having delivered a more convincing result than its flagship-brand sibling – Kleber.

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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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Dunlop to launch Winter Sport 5

Dunlop to launch Winter Sport 5

4th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Dunlop will launch the latest iteration of its winter tyre series, the Winter Sport 5, with a full range of sizes available by September 2015. The tyre, which is designed to build on the award-winning success of its latest Winter Sport 4D, is the fifth addition to the line that offers the grip and performance to combat a variety of winter surfaces, including wet, icy and snow-covered roads.

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