Tag: Tyre tests

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure named ‘Tyre of the Year 2017’

Tuesday 21st November 2017 | 0 Comments

Neumáticos y Mecánica Rápida magazine has named the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure the best 4x4/SUV tyre of 2017.

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Continental, Goodyear joint winners in Sportauto winter tyre test

Wednesday 25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental’s winning streak in this year’s winter tyre tests continues with victory in the latest from German magazine Sportauto. The comparative evaluation of ten tyres featured in the current issue (11/2017) places the WinterContact TS 850 P in first place together with the first-generation Goodyear UltraGrip Performance.

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

Thursday 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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Hankook Winter i*cept RS² on the podium at Auto Express 2017 Winter Tyre Test

Monday 2nd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Hankook’s Winter i*cept RS² has proved successful in the latest Winter Tyre Test from Auto Express, the UK’s bestselling car magazine. Finishing a close second against seven other tyre brands in the popular 225/45R17 size found on many family cars, the tyre achieved first place finishes in several categories including snow braking, snow traction and snow circle.

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Auto Bild names Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 all-season tyre test winner

Friday 29th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 all-season tyre has won German magazine Auto Bild’s latest tyre test. According to the magazine, the tyre demonstrated the best driving performance in all weather conditions, especially in wet and snow conditions.

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Goodyear Dunlop winter strength proven by recent tyre test wins

Friday 29th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop’s twin premium brands have proven their winter performance in recent tyre tests conducted by GTÜ/ACE, ADAC/TCS and ÖAMTC. In all three tests, Dunlop’s Winter Sport 5 (SUV) and Goodyear’s UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 took first and second place respectively.

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‘Shared’ tyre test gives ContiRoadAttack 3 a second win

‘Shared’ tyre test gives ContiRoadAttack 3 a second win

Wednesday 16th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Magazine titles belonging to the same publishing group streamline costs by sharing tyre testing resources, and as a result often draw similar conclusions. This was the case for the motorcycle tyre tests published by German magazines Motorrad and PS. Both Motorrad’s May 2017 evaluation of six touring tyre brands and the test of these products appearing in the September issue of PS magazine name the same brand as winner. Continental is therefore celebrating a “second test victory in just three months” for its ContiRoadAttack 3.

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Goodyear: Tyre test recommendations exceed 80%

Goodyear: Tyre test recommendations exceed 80%

Tuesday 15th August 2017 | 0 Comments

The outcomes of comparative tests published by car magazines and motoring associations influence many drivers’ purchasing decisions. Tyre tests are no exception here, and therefore the pride Goodyear shows in its tyres’ test performance is understandable. The tyre maker reports that, in 208 magazine tyre tests carried out by 37 well-known European publications and organisations over the past five years – including Auto Express, ADAC, Auto Bild, Auto Bild Allrad, Auto Zeitung, Gute Fahrt, Auto Moto and ACE/GTÜ – Goodyear tyres were recommended in more than 80 per cent of them. Goodyear was named test winner in 43 of these tests.

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Continental tops Auto Express tyre test

Continental tops Auto Express tyre test

Monday 17th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The current issue of Auto Express looks at the best tyres available in Britain, and Continental is very happy with the outcome of this year’s test. Its ContiPremiumContact 5 has been voted the top tyre in the publication’s evaluation of 11 size 205/55R16 summer tyres, and Continental notes that the award “recognises the ContiPremiumContact 5 across a broad spectrum, taking top spot for dry handling, wet handling and wet braking.”

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Membat offers workshop seminar to customers

Wednesday 12th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Membat has decided to organize a training day for its official distributors in Spain, as well as for its customers.

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Year-long happiness: Eight all-season tyres put to the test

Year-long happiness: Eight all-season tyres put to the test

Friday 7th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The concluding comments in the tyre test published in the latest issue of Auto Bild Allrad offer food for thought to anyone considering their tyre options for the coming winter. All-season tyres, posit the three-man team behind the German magazine’s evaluation of eight SUV tyres, can be “a fully-fledged alternative to seasonal tyre changes – provided they are as good as our test winners.” Tyre buyers shouldn’t hesitate to place their trust in the best all-season rubber, they add, even if dedicated summer and winter tyres still can’t be beat in specific performance areas.

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First tyre test win for Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure

First tyre test win for Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure

Thursday 29th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Although a new arrival in the market, Goodyear’s latest off-road tyre has gained a first tyre test victory with its coronation as king of Drive Out magazine’s all-terrain tyre test. The South African publication’s June edition compared seven products, and concluded that the Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure was “considerably better” than its predecessor (the Goodyear AT/SA) and a “worthy winner” thanks to its impressive performance both off and on the road.

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‘Consistent front to back’ – Continental wins Motor tyre test

‘Consistent front to back’ – Continental wins Motor tyre test

Friday 12th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Good on yer, Continental. Australia’s Motor magazine has crowned the ContiSportContact 5 the king of its test of nine performance tyres. In the conclusion to the test report published in the May 2017 issue of Motor, the test team stated they had “little doubt” when it came to choosing the winner, given the two gold and three silvers the Continental tyre bagged in various test categories.

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Victory for Continental in Swedish SUV tyre test

Victory for Continental in Swedish SUV tyre test

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

A comparative test conducted by Swedish magazine Vi Bilägare (issue 5/2017) has resulted in another win for the new Continental PremiumContact 6, the tyre recently named victor in the Auto Bild test of 51 summer tyres. This time it was a SUV size that delivered Continental the goods; the Vi Bilägare testers fitted five brands of size 235/50 R18 to a VW Tiguan 2.0 TSI for evaluation. Testing was conducted last December Continental proving ground in Uvalde, USA.

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Winners and losers: Goodyear overall victor in the 2017 summer tyre test season

Winners and losers: Goodyear overall victor in the 2017 summer tyre test season

Tuesday 18th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 summer tyre test season is over and the winners and losers have been determined. While the winter tyre tests last autumn were dominated by a handful of premium manufacturers, most notably Continental, during the current test season the products from many more tyre makers gave convincing results. Falken, Fulda, Toyo and Vredestein are […]

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