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Continental ExtremeContact Sport

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– Some drivers said that the tire had a good hydroplaning resistance.
– The car owners mentioned that the tires had great cornering capabilities.
– Many motorists wrote that the tires provided responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions.
– A lot of reviewers reported that the tires were quiet and comfortable to ride on.
– The tire's price is considered by many as well worth it for the performance.

Reasons not to buy

– Some drivers complained that the tires wore out too fast.
– A motorist said that due to that terrible road noise, he would not purchase the tires again.

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Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Continental ExtremeContact Sport

  • • BMW 3 Series
  • • BMW 5 Series
  • • Cadillac CTS
  • • Chevrolet Camaro
  • • Chevrolet Corvette
  • • Ford Mustang
  • • Honda S2000
  • • Mazda MX-5
  • • Porsche 911
  • • Volkswagen Golf GTI
Continental ExtremeContact Sport


The Continental ExtremeContact Sport is an ultra-high performance summer tire designed for sports car enthusiasts and luxury vehicle owners who crave the thrill of speed without compromising on safety. Released in 2016, it is crafted for exceptional performance on both dry and wet surfaces, offering drivers a reliable and exhilarating driving experience.

Features & Benefits

  • Exceptional Handling in Dry Conditions: Ensures superior grip and responsiveness, allowing for precise steering and control during high-speed maneuvers.
  • Outstanding Wet Grip: Maintains excellent traction in rainy conditions, providing safety and confidence in adverse weather.
  • SportPlus Technology: Integrates advanced features for improved tread life, enhanced grip on wet roads, and precise handling for maximum control.
  • Reduced Hydroplaning Risk: Circumferential grooves effectively channel water away, enhancing safety during wet driving conditions.
  • Even Wear and Extended Tire Life: The optimized tire footprint ensures uniform wear, contributing to longer tire life and consistent performance.

Year Released

2016 marked the debut of the Continental ExtremeContact Sport, a tire that quickly became the go-to choice for drivers seeking the ultimate in summer performance.

Regions Availability

This tire is available in the USA+, Canada, and East Asia, meeting the needs of performance enthusiasts in these regions with its superior design and capabilities.

Vehicle Compatibility

The Continental ExtremeContact Sport, with its wide range of available sizes, is suitable for an extensive array of sports cars and luxury vehicles. Its design and performance characteristics make it an ideal fit for:

  • BMW 3 Series
  • BMW 5 Series
  • Cadillac CTS
  • Chevrolet Camaro
  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Ford Mustang
  • Honda S2000
  • Mazda MX-5
  • Porsche 911
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI

Final Thoughts

The Continental ExtremeContact Sport, with its foundation in professional racing expertise and designed with the input of championship-winning drivers, represents a leap forward in tire technology. It offers an unparalleled blend of speed, safety, and performance. This tire not only lives up to the high expectations of speed enthusiasts but also sets a new benchmark for summer tires in the ultra-high performance category.

Continental ExtremeContact Sport Latest Reviews

19 September, 2020 13:47 by Anthony Ford
More than 6 months
What is good?
Sometimes I do sport driving at a race track. I have had these tires up to 120 MPH on straights and cornering was perfect! The tires performed great!

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Continental / ExtremeContact Sport
Car Type
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 315 / 325 / 335 mm
Aspect Ratio
25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
W (max 168 mph) ... Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Continental / ExtremeContact Sport Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R15 205/50 R15 86W 205/50 R15 86W
R16 195/50 R16 84W 195/50 R16 84W
R16 205/45 R16 83W 205/45 R16 83W
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W
R16 225/50 R16 92W 225/50 R16 92W
R17 205/45 R17 88W 205/45 R17 88W
R17 205/50 R17 93W 205/50 R17 93W
R17 215/45 R17 91W 215/45 R17 91W
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95Y 245/45 R17 95Y
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R17 255/45 R17 98W 255/45 R17 98W
R17 275/40 R17 98W 275/40 R17 98W
R17 285/40 R17 100W 285/40 R17 100W
R18 215/40 R18 89Y 215/40 R18 89Y
R18 225/40 R18 92Y 225/40 R18 92Y
R18 225/45 R18 91Y 225/45 R18 91Y
R18 235/40 R18 95Y 235/40 R18 95Y
R18 235/50 R18 97Y 235/50 R18 97Y
R18 245/35 R18 92Y 245/35 R18 92Y
R18 245/40 R18 97Y 245/40 R18 97Y
R18 245/45 R18 100Y 245/45 R18 100Y
R18 255/35 R18 94Y 255/35 R18 94Y
R18 255/40 R18 99Y 255/40 R18 99Y
R18 255/45 R18 103Y 255/45 R18 103Y
R18 265/35 R18 97Y 265/35 R18 97Y
R18 265/40 R18 101Y 265/40 R18 101Y
R18 275/35 R18 95Y 275/35 R18 95Y
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y
R18 285/30 R18 93Y 285/30 R18 93Y
R18 285/40 R18 101Y 285/40 R18 101Y
R18 295/35 R18 99Y 295/35 R18 99Y
R19 225/35 R19 88Y 225/35 R19 88Y
R19 225/45 R19 92Y 225/45 R19 92Y
R19 235/35 R19 91Y 235/35 R19 91Y
R19 235/40 R19 96Y 235/40 R19 96Y
R19 245/35 R19 93Y 245/35 R19 93Y
R19 245/40 R19 98Y 245/40 R19 98Y
R19 255/30 R19 91Y 255/30 R19 91Y
R19 255/35 R19 96Y 255/35 R19 96Y
R19 255/40 R19 100Y 255/40 R19 100Y
R19 265/35 R19 94Y 265/35 R19 94Y
R19 265/40 R19 102Y 265/40 R19 102Y
R19 275/30 R19 96Y 275/30 R19 96Y
R19 275/35 R19 100Y 275/35 R19 100Y
R19 275/40 R19 101Y 275/40 R19 101Y
R19 285/30 R19 98Y 285/30 R19 98Y
R19 285/35 R19 99Y 285/35 R19 99Y
R19 295/35 R19 104Y 295/35 R19 104Y
R19 305/30 R19 102Y 305/30 R19 102Y
R19 325/30 R19 101Y 325/30 R19 101Y
R20 235/35 R20 88Y 235/35 R20 88Y
R20 245/35 R20 95Y 245/35 R20 95Y
R20 245/40 R20 99Y 245/40 R20 99Y
R20 245/45 R20 103Y 245/45 R20 103Y
R20 255/35 R20 97Y 255/35 R20 97Y
R20 255/40 R20 101Y 255/40 R20 101Y
R20 265/35 R20 99Y 265/35 R20 99Y
R20 275/30 R20 97Y 275/30 R20 97Y
R20 275/35 R20 102Y 275/35 R20 102Y
R20 275/40 R20 106Y 275/40 R20 106Y
R20 285/30 R20 99Y 285/30 R20 99Y
R20 285/35 R20 100Y 285/35 R20 100Y
R20 295/30 R20 101Y 295/30 R20 101Y
R20 305/30 R20 103Y 305/30 R20 103Y
R20 305/35 R20 104Y 305/35 R20 104Y
R20 315/35 R20 110Y 315/35 R20 110Y
R20 335/25 R20 99Y 335/25 R20 99Y

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19 September, 2020 13:47 by Anthony Ford
More than 6 months
What is good?
Sometimes I do sport driving at a race track. I have had these tires up to 120 MPH on straights and cornering was perfect! The tires performed great!

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