The Swiss Touring Club (TCS) and ADAC continue their long standing partnership with the publication of a new tyre test. After testing summer tyres in the size 235/55 R17 for vans, the automobile associations have chosen the same size for this all season tyre comparison test.
In this new tyre test, Auto Bild focuses on an ultimate sports car: the Mercedes-AMG C63. A vehicle fitted with different tyre sizes on the front and rear axles for more dynamic handling thanks to a wide tread.
German magazine Auto Bild has tested and compared 10 tyres for SUVs and 4x4s in the size 255/55 R18. Dry, wet, gravel, sand, grass… Discover the best tyres for this type of vehicle capable of driving on all surfaces.
The German magazine Auto Motor und Sport has compared 11 summer tyres in the size 225/45 R18 on a BMW 3-Series. This test provided the opportunity to find the best tyre in terms of performance but also driving comfort.
Auto Zeitung has compared the performances of 20 high performance summer tyres in the size 225/50 R17 for a BMW 3-Series and similar vehicles. Once again, a test that shows that a no-compromise driving experience comes at a price.
After testing the wet and dry braking performance of 50 UHP summer tyres in the size 245/45 R18 100 Y, AutoBild selected the 20 tyres with the shortest braking distance and put them through an additional series of tests. And once again, the leading brands take the top spots.
With the test season of all tyre types in full swing, the Automobile Club Europa magazine has decided to innovate this year with a test which does not include premium tyre brands. Nine “alternative” tyres were compared in the size 215/55 R17 for the Audi Q2 SUV.
The German ADAC and Swiss Touring Club have compared different UHP (Ultra High Performance) tyres in the size 225/40 R18. The test shows that in some cases there is a compromise between wear and braking performance on wet.
Like every other year, the German ADAC, in partnership with the Swiss Touring Club, has compared current summer tyres on safety and longevity. The automobile associations have compared 12 tyres in the size 235/55 R17 suitable for use on SUVs or vans.
According to AutoBild, here is the selection of the best summer tyres for luxury saloons. As first part of its big summer tyre comparison, the German magazine has selected and compared the braking distances of 50 tyres in wet and dry conditions. Tested size: 245/45 R18. Test car: BMW 5-Series.