Continental has won a coveted award from the UK's no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express with the ContiSportContact 5 taking top spot in this year’s ultimate tyre test.
The Auto Express test celebrates the best of the best in the tyre market, highlighting exceptional performance, quality, safety, desirability and value. They are seen within the motoring industry as a stamp of approval offering motoring enthusiasts confidence when looking for their next tyre purchase.
Auto Express commented, “The engineers at Continental have really found something when it comes to stopping, both in the wet and dry. In wet conditions, the tyre’s braking performance was much better than any of its competitors”.
With the ContiSportContact 5, Continental’s engineers have developed a tyre which is equally suitable for performance cars & SUVs and represents a significant progression on the successful ContiSportContact 3.
With shorter braking distances in all weather conditions, excellent road grip, safety when cornering and reduced fuel consumption, the ContiSportContact 5 is available in a range of sizes from 17 inch upwards for cars and 18 inch upwards for SUV. It is an original equipment fitment across a range of models, including the latest Mercedes-Benz A-Class, C-Class and Vauxhall Insignia with further SUV fitments on the BMW X5 and X6.
Peter Robb, brand manager at Continental, said; “This latest win for the ContiSportContact 5 is an excellent endorsement for our product range and reiterates our investment in research and development, offering maximum safety when pushed to the limit.”