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Cheap tyres but no wet grip

Advantages: None, buy cheap get cheap. Not good when it's tyres
Disadvantages: Killers in the wet, these are not safe tyres and should not be used on the roads

I bought the Profil Prosport2 tyres on ebay from eco tyres after a lot of research about retreads and contacted the factory in Poland about certificates. They seemed like a good compromise of budget tyre and performance. The tyres arrived and looked good ...

AndrewB41 05.11.2012 · Read full review

Review of Profil Prosport

Avon ZV5

Advantages: cost, grip, wear rate, avon racing pedigree
Disadvantages: Avon not the name they once were other than that no disadvantage.

These tyres come in a range of sizes but my review is of the 17" 215 profile type. These tyres can be picked up at Farmer Autocare at a bargain £40 each. I've tried many types of tyres on my 17" wheels and these Avons have been the best performing s ...

Brianmini 02.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Avon ZV5

Avon ZV5's - Awful ride, poor handling. Not recommended on Saabs

Advantages: Cost
Disadvantages: bad handling, skittish, front wheel drift, poor performance.

A so called Saab specialist recommended I try these tyres. I should of ignored him and gone with my original choice of Continental Sports Contact 3s. I had all four tyres changed, and I instantly noticed the car was skittish, had front wheel drift an ...

synthexman 08.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Avon ZV5

PIRELLI MAKE TYRES TOO

Advantages: Brand. Wet Grip. Looks. Tread.
Disadvantages: Handling. Longevity. Noise. Ride.

REVIEWING CAR TYRES, AN ART OR A SCIENCE? As with previous cars and swapping tyres, it becomes apparent that in order to judge and review a certain tyre, you have try the same car on different tyres, it is impossible to review one without a valid com ...

RICHADA 18.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Pirelli P-Zero Rosso

Pirelli p-zero rosso's

Advantages: grip in all conditions
Disadvantages: more expensive than other brands but you get what you pay for

The Pirelli p-zero rosso is a very good tyre. I have had this tyre on both of my performance cars, both of which were 300+bhp rwd cars where grip really is important. Some tyres I have had including the toyo proxies were good in the dry but not in the rai ...

jamiem1983 12.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Pirelli P-Zero Rosso