Continental wins evo summer tyre test

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Continental tyres is delighted that its ContiSportContact 5 has taken the top spot in the 2014 summer tyre test carried out by a leading UK monthly performance car magazine.

The evo summer tyre test pitted nine of the best summer tyres on the market in size 225/45R17 against each other and the ContiSportContact 5 took first place in wet handling, wet braking and dry braking.

evo commented: “There can be absolutely no doubt about our victor this year. With four wins it was a simply brilliant performance across the board. Whenever I got in the car with the Continental’s on, it proved a joy to drive, combining feedback with fantastic grip to give supreme confidence.”

Scott Benbow, Product Marketing Manager at Continental, added: “We are delighted to have been commended by evo yet again. The ContiSportContact 5 has taken the summer market by storm, with several tyre test wins since its launch, reiterating our leading position for safety.”

The coveted award highlights exceptional performance, quality, safety, desirability and value and the accolade is regarded within the motoring industry as a stamp of approval offering motoring enthusiasts confidence when looking for their next summer tyre purchase.

With the ContiSportContact 5, the Continental tyres engineers have developed a tyre which is equally suitable for performance cars and SUVs and represents a significant progression on the successful ContiSportContact 3.

With shorter braking distances in all weather conditions, excellent road grip and safety when cornering and reduced fuel consumption. It is available in a range of sizes from 17 inch upwards for cars and 18 inch upwards for SUV.

etyres supply and fit a wide range of tyres, including Continental tyres, and customers benefit from its mobile tyre fitting service, which means they can have their new tyres fitted at their home or work.

Denna Bowman, Head Office

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