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Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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For All Vehicles (1)   8.8

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  8.8

July 30, 2012
2008 AUDI A5 3.2 S-LINE
BELLEVUE, WA
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 7 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 8000
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Fantastic ultra-performance tire for the price.

Tire Cons

Wet traction lags my expectations.

The PSS is a great ultra-performance tire *for the price.* My overall impressions: very-good turn-in and responsiveness, great roadholding, and great road feel and feedback. Ride comfort is also great, and road noise is good. Previously, I've had the Pilot Sport 1 and PS2 (and a dozen other max-performance tires; the PSSs replaced the PS2) and the the PSS is a step down from the PS2: marginally less responsive and lower ultimate traction in the dry, and probably two steps down in wet traction. But then, they're not $550 a pop like the PS2s. These tires are driven very, very hard on a coil-over equipped car (with some track miles).
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