Tire Rack - Testing Value-Priced Max Performance Summer Tires
When looking for a value, one doesn't often find maximum performance. And when you want the absolute maximum in performance, it's rare to find a real value.
There's a group of value-priced tires delivering handling that lands them solidly in our Max Performance Summer category. But how well do they combine a blend of excellent traction and reasonable pricing?
Tire Rack Tire Test - Testing the New Extremes of Extreme Performance Summer Tires
Extreme Performance Summer tires are not ordinary by any standards.
Designed to bring race tire-like performance to the street, today's Extreme
Performance Summer tires are capable of delivering ultimate dry traction
levels on par with yesterday's dedicated track tires. All this while still
providing longer treadwear and more reasonable road manners than any track
tire could ever deliver.
This year there is a bumper crop of new Extreme Performance Summer tires
with new products from Bridgestone, Kumho and Yokohama. Watch how these new
Tire Rack - Testing Max Performance Summer Tires
We always look forward to testing Max Performance Summer tires — the
proverbial running shoes for cars. They're the pinnacle in tire technology,
blending the latest in tread compounds and internal components with highly
To find out how they drive, we selected several of the best and two of the
newest to compare.
Tire Rack - Latest vs Greatest Max Performance Summer Tires
Max Performance tires deliver an unsurpassed blend of dry/wet traction and
handling for the street via high-tech materials and advanced manufacturing.
They aren't hampered by the inherent compromises of an all-season tire. And
unlike Extreme Performance tires, they have good road manners.
How do the newest compare to the top tires in the category?
Tire Rack - Standard Touring All-Season Tires That Strike the Perfect Balance
Standard Touring All-Season tires are usually a great choice for drivers
who want a combination of good ride and noise comfort, all-season
capability, and a longer tread life than more performance-oriented tires.
Sounds like a lot to ask, but the best in the category roll together a good
balance of these characteristics.
Firestone Precision Touring
General AltiMAX RT43
Hankook Optimo H727
Sumitomo Touring LS T