ContiPremiumContact 5 leads chauffeur focused tyre test 2016

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Continental wins Professional Driver Tyre Test

Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 leads chauffeur focused tyre test 2016

ContiPremiumContact 5 wins Professional Driver Tyre Test

The Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 has won a coveted award from the UK's no1 private hire and chauffeur magazine, Professional Driver, winning the 2016 tyre test.

On the winning performance of the ContiPremiumContact 5 Professional Driver said; “The ContiPremiumContact 5 is a pretty special tyre and was launched with two tyre test successes to its credit. Our focused test played to its strengths in wet grip and fuel economy plus we found it easily the most comfortable. ”

The Professional Driver tyre test accolade celebrates the best of the best in the private hire and chauffeur market, revealing the most inspirational products for the discerning needs of this segments drivers. The tests highlight exceptional performance, quality, safety, and comfort, Offering professional drivers confidence when looking for their next product purchase.

Scott Benbow, Product Marketing Manager at Continental said; “This win for the Continental ContiPremiumContact 5 is an excellent endorsement for our product range, and commitment to constantly improving our tyres performance. Suitable for a wide range of cars from compact, to luxury, The ContiPremiumContact 5 boasts extremely short braking distances on dry and wet roads. Utilising the superb handling characteristics from the ContiSportContact 5 and the low rolling resistance characteristics from the ContiEcoContact 5, to offer a top choice for professional drivers.”

Safety at the highest possible level is one thing all Continental tyres have in common but this is where the ContiPremiumContact 5 excels. Greater contact with the road under braking is achieved thanks to the 3D edges, whilst an eco-contour reduces energy losses along the shoulder zone, minimising fuel consumption with an overall mileage improvement of 12%. 

The continued challenge in tyre design is to reduce rolling resistance and wear whilst, at the same time, ensuring the tyre still excels in wet braking. The ContiPremiumContact 5 features a flexible sidewall for increased comfort and reduced rolling resistance, alongside whisper bars which reduce noise levels by up to 3db compared to its predecessor. 

With one in every three cars in Europe now fitted with Continental tyres, the ContiPremiumContact 5 has continued to raise the benchmark set by its predecessor. 

The ContiPremiumContact 2 has also won many tests by independent journalists throughout Europe, and the supreme quality of the ContiPremiumContact has earned it more than 300 approvals from OE Manufacturers, proving first choice across a diverse range of vehicles. 

The ContiPremiumContact 5 is currently available in 14-17” rim sizes. For more information and stockists, visit

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