Continental SportContact 6 wins evo tyre test 2016
Continental takes pole position in first UK 19’’ tyre test
Continental’s SportContact 6 has made its UK tyre test debut, taking top spot in this year’s summer tyre test from the UK's monthly title evo.
The evo summer tyre test pitted the Continental SportContact 6 against 8 competitor summer tyres in size 235/35 R19. The test win recognised the SportContact 6 across a broad spectrum, taking top spot for dry and wet braking.
The evo summer tyre test celebrates the best of the best in the summer tyre market, revealing the most inspirational products. The awards highlight 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 summer tyre purchase.
evo said, “For the second year running, Continental triumphs in evo’s summer tyre test. The SportContact 6 built this victory on a very strong showing in the dry tests – it was the third fastest around a lap and unmatched for braking – combined with a competitive performance in the wet tests. There is no better all-rounder in this category.”
Scott Benbow, Product Marketing Manager at Continental said; “We are thrilled with the performance of SportContact 6 in its first UK tyre test and to be commended by evo yet again. The high-technology tyre builds on our rich heritage of tyre test wins and reiterates our leading position for safety.”