Leading Summer performance from Continental as ContiSportContact 5 Wins 2014 evo tyre test
Continental’s ContiSportContact 5 has taken top spot in this year’s summer tyre test from the UK’s monthly title evo.
The evo summer tyre test celebrates the best of the best in the summer tyre market, revealing the most inspirational must-have 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.
The evo summer tyre test pitted the Continental ContiSportContact 5 against eight competitor summer tyres in size 225/45R17. The awards recognised the ContiSportContact 5 across a broad spectrum, taking top spot for wet handling, wet braking and dry braking.
evo said, “There can be absolutely no doubt about our victor this year. With four wins it was a simply brilliant performance across the board. Whenever I got in the car with the Continental’s on, it proved a joy to drive, combining feedback with fantastic grip to give supreme confidence.”
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 since its launch, 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.
Sean O’ Connel Tyres is a leading importer of Continental Tyres into Ireland, supplying the retail trade in Cork and Wholesale Trade Across The country.