Tag: Tyre tests

Pirelli tops PS hypersport tyre test

Pirelli tops PS hypersport tyre test

Monday 14th May 2018 | 0 Comments

When presented late last year, the Diablo Rosso Corsa II was hailed as Pirelli's “first tri-compound motorcycle tyre” for the road, a product developed using technology directly taken from the FIM World Superbike Championship. This provenance and compounding wizardly has now been scrutinised by German motorcycling magazine PS. The publication’s test team liked what they found.

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All-season test ‘validates’ efforts to deliver high-performing tyres, says Nexen Tire

All-season test ‘validates’ efforts to deliver high-performing tyres, says Nexen Tire

Friday 4th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Victory in the all-season tyre test carried out by several European motoring organisations is, says Nexen Tire, proof of the superiority of its N’Blue 4 Season. The Nexen rubber was ranked first in the test of nine 175/65R14 T/H tyres thanks to its good performance in wet and icy conditions.

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Test: European motoring clubs still not enthusiastic about all-season tyres

Test: European motoring clubs still not enthusiastic about all-season tyres

Thursday 26th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Three motoring clubs in Europe – Germany’s ADAC, the ÖAMTC in Austria and Switzerland’s TCS – have published the results of their joint all-season tyre test. The trio put nine 175/65 R14 82/86 T/H tyres through their paces, with dry testing taking place in the summer, the disciplines in autumn and ice and snow testing during the winter months.

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Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

It was a victory for Goodyear in the all-season SUV tyre test published by Auto Bild Allrad this month. The publication voted the Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 the winner of its six-tyre comparative evaluation, honouring the Goodyear rubber with the only ‘exemplary’ rating of the test.

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Test World doubles length of snow and ice test platforms

Test World doubles length of snow and ice test platforms

Monday 5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Well-known Finnish test centre Test World is expanding its year-round testing options. According to the company, this year it is more than doubling the length of the existing natural snow and ice platforms, and introducing asphalt tracks for wet and dry braking and aquaplaning, all under one roof. The new and extended indoor tracks will be opening from April 2018.

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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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