Continental leads 2015 evo summer tyre test
By Kyle Linsay
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 09:00
Continental’s ContiSportContact 5 has taken top spot once again in this year’s summer tyre test from the UK’s monthly title evo.
The evo summer tyre test pitted the Continental ContiSportContact 5 against 9 competitor summer tyres in size 225/40R18. The awards recognised the ContiSportContact 5 across a broad spectrum, taking top spot for the wet lap, wet handling, dry braking and straight aquaplaning.
The evo summer tyre test celebrates the best of the best in the summer tyre market, revealing the most inspirational products. The awards highlight exceptional performance, quality, safety, desirability and value. They are seen within the motoring industry as a stamp of approval offering motoring enthusiasts confidence when looking for their next summer tyre purchase.
evo said, “The Continental managed to pull off a remarkable trick by performing superbly in both wet and the dry tests. Tyres are typically best suited to one or the other, but the Continental proved its unparalleled breadth of ability.”
Scott Benbow, Product Marketing Manager at Continental said; “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 this year, reiterating our leading position for safety.”
With the ContiSportContact 5, Continental’s engineers have developed a tyre which is equally suitable for performance cars & 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, The ContiSportContact 5 is available in a range of sizes from 17 inch upwards for cars and 18 inch upwards for SUV.
For more information on Continental’s complete range, visit www.continental-tyres.co.uk