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 - 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 - Dunlop Direzza ZII Introductory Track Drive
When rumblings of a replacement for the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec
began, its fans debated the pros/cons of any change while they waited to
see if improvements could be made without losing the good in an already
The goal was simple if not easy: improve dry traction/handling without
sacrificing any wet/wear characteristics.
We found out if they succeeded in this preview of the Dunlop Direzza ZII.
Tire Rack - Clash of the Titans: Testing Two New Max Performance Summer Heavy Hitters
Recently, two titans in the tire world launched new Max Performance Summer
tires: Bridgestone and their Potenza S-04 Pole Position and Michelin with
the Pilot Super Sport. Both are long-awaited replacements for very capable
and popular products from each brand.
How do they compare to the other heavy hitters in the category?
Tire Rack - Testing Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires
In the do-it-all world we live in today, it's no surprise we want one tire
that can do everything: have reasonable road manners for our commute,
responsive handling when a back road blast beckons, and slush and light
snow winter traction.
We did a Real World Road Ride and Performance Track Drive to see if one
tire really could do it all.
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Hankook Ventus V12 Evo Tire
Hankook tires are available here http://www.carid.com/hankook-tires/
Ventus V12 evo K110 Summer / Performance Tires by Hankook. This is a new
concept in ultra-high performance road tires that delivers exceptional
control, braking and comfort. Engineered to provide superior handling and
feedback for drivers of performance cars.
- Ground contact pressure is evenly distributed for optimal handling and
- Efficient water drainage for traction in wet conditions minimizes risk
- Improved acceleration performance and reduced pattern noise
The Ventus V12 evo K110 utilizes the latest technology to maximize steering
response and improve high-speed stability while the tire's water drainage
system ensures safety on wet surfaces. The K110 is a street tire with the
proven Ventus Ultra-High Performance tread compound. The directional tread
of the tire gives a sophisticated look and improves traction while
preventing against hydroplaning.
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Hankook Ventus V12 Evo Review
Hankook Ventus V12 Evo Review - Installed on Dodge Charger with about
15,000 miles on them. Get more details at
This Charger originally came with Goodyears's that melted in about 12,000
miles. My customer installed Hankook Ventus V12 Evo and is totally happy
with them. He says they ride and handle great.
Tyre Safety: Premium v. Budget Tyres Wet Braking Test - Continental Car Tyres
Choosing a tyre can be difficult. They look similar and until you get them
on the car, you don't know how they are going to perform out on the road.
Watch this wet braking test to see the difference between a set of premium
tyres and a set of cheaper budget tyres that look similar but perform very
differently on the road.
The budget tyre took an average of 14 metres or 3 and 1/2 car lengths extra
to stop. When the premium tyre had come to a stop, the car on budget tyres
was still travelling at 31mph.
Michelin HydroEdge 40,000 Review
The Michelin HydroEdge tires on my 2007 Dodge Magnum now have over 40,000
miles on them. I thought it was time for a brief update on how they were
'10 Evo X GSR - ETS V2 Extreme TBE / Driving around
Got several requests for a better video showing off the Exhaust on the car since the conditions in the
previous video weren't ideal.
Lots of driving around so anyone who's looking to run this set-up gets a
better idea of what it sounds like.
Shot with a Canon G11 point & shoot camera, so no HD on this one.
Two Steps from Hell - Protectors of the Earth
Tire Rack - Testing Ultra High Performance Summer Tires
BFGoodrich promises more performance with the new g-Force Sport COMP-2.
Does it deliver?
We did a Real World Road Ride and Performance Track Drive to find out by
comparing the g-Force Sport COMP-2 with three popular options from the
category: the Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport, Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval
Indy 500 and Yokohama S.drive.
Tire Rack - Testing Value Priced Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires
General and Kumho provide good performance levels paired with attractive
pricing. Both have recently released new Ultra High Performance All-Season
tires, so we decided to evaluate them side-by-side, along with two other
value-focused tires from the category: the General G-MAX AS-03 and Kumho
Ecsta 4X tires with the Hankook Ventus V4 ES H105 and Yokohama AVID