Auto Motor und Sport: UHP Summer Tire Test R20 2019

For 2019, Sport Auto Magazine has tested eight ultra high performance summer tyres in 245/30 R20 using a Civic Type R.

The new Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport wasn't included in the test, and instead the twice replaced Asymmetric 2 was left representing Goodyear. This meant the Continental SportContact 6 and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S could fight it out for the top spot overall.

  1. 93 Continental SportContact 6

    Excellent braking performance, quick and accurate steering response and good directional stability. Average comfort, low aquaplaning resistance.

    Rolling Resistance Dry / Wet Handling Noise Dry / Wet Braking
  2. 84 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

    Best dry braking, good handling in the dry and wet. Average comfort, lower wet grip.

    Dry / Wet Handling Comfort Dry / Wet Braking
  3. 79 Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

    Good dry and wet handling, good comfort. Average braking.

    Dry / Wet Handling Comfort Noise
  4. 76 Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127

    Good braking, good dry handling. Lower wet grip.

    Rolling Resistance Dry / Wet Handling Straight Aquaplaning
  5. 75 Bridgestone Potenza S001

    Good braking, good dry handling. Longest wet braking distances, high rolling resistance, noisy.

    Straight Aquaplaning Dry / Wet Handling Rolling Resistance Wet Braking Noise
  6. 74 Vredestein Ultrac Vorti R

    Short dry braking, good dry handling. Average aquaplaning resistance, long wet braking.

    Dry Braking Noise Dry Handling Straight Aquaplaning
  7. 71 Falken Azenis FK510

    Good wet grip. Long dry braking, slow steering.

    Wet Handling Rolling Resistance Wet Braking Straight Aquaplaning Dry Braking Comfort
  8. 71 Toyo Proxes Sport

    Good aquaplaning resistance. Longest dry braking, poor dry handling.

    Straight Aquaplaning Noise Comfort Dry / Wet Braking Dry Handling
Date added
Apr 01, 2019
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