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Potenza RE040s - Hot Stuff!

Advantages: Grip, Cornering
Disadvantages: Road noise, wear rate, price

One of the great things about getting a new car is the fact that they generally come with tyres that you wouldn't ever dream of paying for out of your own pocket. Such was the case with my Honda Civic Type-R. It arrived with a brand-new set of Bridges ...

LegendaryMrDude 01.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Bridgestone Potenza Tire RE040

Simon

Advantages: Fantastic grip; protection bead for alloy rims
Disadvantages: poor wear & I consider expensive

Got around 14000 miles from these tyres fitted to is200 lexus. Best benifit of this particular tyre is the large protection bead on the tyre wall making it difficult to scuff your alloy's. Aesthetics are also good as the protection bead gives the impres ...

GoodOrBad4U 13.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Bridgestone Potenza Tire RE040

* Hey, You look like the Michelin Man! . .

Advantages: Very good grip in all weather, especially in the wet.
Disadvantages: The cost and fact that they wear faster.

Two French brothers called Edouard and Andre Michelin, owned a rubber factory. One day, a cyclist with a punctured pneumatic tyre arrived at their factory. This tyre was glued to the rim, and It took over 3 hours to remove it and repair the tyre, which th ...

smudgeybabes 01.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Michelin Pilot Sport

They are black, round, and go on the ground!

Advantages: grip, wear pattern, confidence
Disadvantages: Wear rate, but I'll update on this when they have seen more action

Michelin Pilot Road 2. These tyres are advertised as being the best of both worlds because they are a duel compound construction. The centre band of the tyre is a harder compound and is designed to give a much longer life than normal tyres, whilst the ...

titusbumus 30.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Michelin Pilot Sport

*Grip like a fishwife, & Better looking! Edited ..

Advantages: Grip in wet. Roadholding.
Disadvantages: Price is always a disadvantage, but not too expensive in this case.

I write this review from my own experience, I have gone into a corner too fast and left the road. Nothing to do with the tyres, it was all my fault, and I was just glad the tyres were as good as they were, otherwise I may not have been here to tell the ta ...

smudgeybabes 08.12.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Continental ContiPremiumContact Tire