Continental WinterContact TS 860
The Continental WinterContact TS 860 offers drivers of compact and mid-sized vehicles dynamic handling qualities and maximum safety in all winter weather conditions.
The award-winning tyre offers noticeable improvements in several areas compared to its highly successful predecessor, the Continental WinterContact TS 850, which itself chalked up an impressive 47 ‘best-in-test’ European-wide tyre awards.
The latest model performs 5% better when braking on wet wintry roads, while braking distances are 4% shorter on ice, with further improvements in snow handling, grip on snow and ride quality.
The WinterContact TS 860 is a true winter tyre. It bears the Alpine symbol, often referred to as the 3PMSF (Three Peak Mountain Snowflake), which means it complies with UNECE regulations (valid in the EU and various other countries) and has also been tested for use in severe snow conditions. It also carries the M+S marking, which confirms it has performance capabilities for mud and snow conditions.
Overall, the WinterContactTS 860 is a popular choice, maximising safety and offering drivers more confidence when driving in winter weather.
Continental WinterContact TS 860 features
- Cool Chili compound has high silica content to reduce braking distances, especially on wet roads
- New Liquid Layer Drainage offers a sipe system which helps to constantly reduce water on the tyres contact surface
- SnowCurve+ technology helps to provide better grip by compressing snow at more than 1000 spots thanks to 3D groove wall structure
- Notable fuel efficiency, keeping costs down at the pumps
Continental WinterContact TS 860 reviews
Auto Express winter tyre test 2017 – winner
“Continental has again shown itself to deliver high quality performance tyres for all weather conditions. The TS 860 boasts good fuel efficiency and great handling on wet, dry and snow-covered roads. With unpredictable winter weather in the UK year-on-year, this tyre will keep you safe whilst driving under any conditions you may face.”
Auto Express winter tyre test 2016 – winner
“The new Continental delivers a winning blend of wet and dry grip plus fuel efficiency. It will keep you safe on snow, and then it will excel in the wet and on dry roads – exactly the conditions UK drivers will face for much of the winter.”
Auto Bild winter tyre test 2016 – winner
“An exemplary tyre without faults or flaw.”
Continental WinterContact TS 860 sizes
The Continental WinterContact TS 860 is available in a wide range of sizes from etyres and can be fitted at your home or work for free thanks to our mobile tyre fitting service.
165/60R14 79T XL
165/70R14 85T XL
175/65R14 86T XL
175/80R14 88T XL
185/55R15 (82H, 82T, 86H XL)
185/60R15 88T XL
185/65R15 92T XL
195/65R15 (91T, 95T XL and 91H)
185/55R16 87T XL
195/45R16 84H XL
205/45R16 87H XL
205/55R16 (91T, 94V XL, 91H, 94H XL, 91H and 94V XL)
215/45R16 90V XL
215/55R16 (93H, 97H XL and 97V XL)
215/40R17 87V XL
225/45R17 (94V XL, 94H XL and 91H)
225/50R17 (98H XL and 98V XL)