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Continental Scoops ‘Best Winter Tyre’ in Auto Express Product Awards

24/06/2015
ContiWinterContact TS850 is Auto Express ‘Best Winter Tyre’

Continental has won a coveted award from the UK's no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express, scooping ‘Best Winter Tyre’ with the Continental ContiWinterContact TS850.

On the winning performance of the ContiWinterContact TS850, Auto Express said; “A balanced approach to all disciplines delivers success. Continental has got this down to a fine art, and has tasted victory before with its ContiWinterContact TS850.  Good all-round performance with few compromises make this a winter tyre winner.”

The winter tyre test accolade celebrates the best of the best in the winter tyre market, revealing the most inspirational products for the cold season. The tests highlight exceptional performance, quality, safety and desirability, Offering motoring enthusiasts confidence when looking for their next product purchase.

Scott Benbow, Product Marketing Manager at Continental, said; “This win for the ContiWinterContact TS850 is an excellent endorsement for our product range, continuing to underline the impressive performance of our winter tyres.”

Building upon the success of its predecessor the ContiWinterContact TS830, the ContiWinterContact TS850 offers even better grip on typical wintry roads, as well as shorter braking distances in the wet, enhanced handling, extended mileage and a further reduction in rolling resistance, making it an excellent companion for winter driving conditions.

Continental’s latest tyre features a high number of block edges and sipes, helping to increase traction and braking performance on snow and ice. At the same time, more edges are available to transfer lateral forces when negotiating bends or changing lanes at high speed. This ensures perfect handling and outstanding grip even in extreme driving situations.

For more information on Continental’s winter range, visit www.iamacontinentaltyre.co.uk

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