The German magazine Auto Bild has published in issue 10/2021 the “Summer Tire Super Test 2021”. The tested tire size was 205/55 R16 91 V, test vehicle was a VW Golf 8.
This test is a special test with 50 participating products. The evaluation consists of 2 parts:
Part 1: Wet and dry braking test: selection of the best 20 products.
Part 2: Complete test of only the finalists including wear performance and price.
The test was conducted by Auto Bild in cooperation with Bridgestone and Hankook
on following proving grounds:
- Papenburg, Germany (wet/dry braking test )
- Idiada, Spain (wet and dry testing w/o wet/dry braking)
- Bridgestone Rome, roller dynamometer (wear test )
Rating for the PremiumContact™ 6: Exemplary
About our PremiumContact™ 6:
+ Premium summer tire with balanced performance
+ Short wet braking distance
+ Stable handling level
+ Very high mileage
- Satisfactory hydroplaning performance
The German magazine Auto Bild has published in their current issue September/2020 the Super All Season Tire Test 2020. The tested tire size was 205/55 R16 91/94 V, test vehicle was a VW Golf 7/8.
This test is a special test with 32 participating products. The evaluation consists of 2 parts:
Part 1: Wet braking and dry braking test: selection of the best 14 products (finalists)
Part 2: Complete test only of the finalists including wear performance and price.
For the first time Auto Bild is publishing the weight loss of the tire in g/1000 km for all finalists. This criteria is not part of the evaluation.
The test was conducted by Auto Bild on following proving grounds: IFV Institute for road wear test (Harz, Germany), Contidrom, Jeversen, Germany (dry and wet tests) and Test World Ivalo/ Finland (winter tests).
Rating for the AllSeasonContact™: Exemplary
About our AllSeasonContact™:
+ Convincing allround talent with best winter quality
+ Very good cost/performance ratio
+ Very good hydroplaning performance level
+ Precise steering precision
+ High mileage level
+ Fuel saving rolling resistance
WinterContact™ TS 860
The German magazine Auto Zeitung has published a preview of the Winter Tire Test 2020 online. The tested tire size was 205/55 R16 91 H, test vehicle was a VW Golf 8.
The test was conducted by Auto Zeitung at the following proving grounds: Pirelli, Älvsbyn, Sweden (snow tests) and Contidrom, Jeversen, Germany (wet & dry tests).
Rating for the WinterContact™ TS 860: Highly Recommended
About our WinterContact™ TS 860:
+ Unrestricted Recommendation
+ One of the best tires in the wet
The German magazine Gute Fahrt has published in issue 03/2020 the Summer Tire Test 2020. The tested tire size was 215/50 R18 V/W, test vehicle was a VW T-Roc.
The test was conducted by Gute Fahrt in cooperation with Pirelli in Vizzola/Italy.
Rating for the ContiSportContact™ 5: Very good
About our ContiSportContact™ 5:
+ No weaknesses, convincing on dry and wet roads
+ Steering precision and sporty layout
- Only satisfactory in Aquaplaning, Noise and Comfort
The German magazine Auto Zeitung has published in their current issue (6/2020) the Summer Tire Test 2020. The tested tire size was 225/50 R17 W/Y, test vehicle was a BMW 3series. The test was conducted by Auto Zeitung at the Contidrom, Jeversen, Germany.
Rating for the PremiumContact™ 6: Test Winner
About our PremiumContact™ 6:
+ Shortest braking distance and excellent balance on wet surface
+ Extremely good grip and therefore especially safe driving on wet roads
+ Very safe steering behavior and very good deceleration on dry surface