Dated: 08 April 2009
Which? Ranks Conti PremiumContact 2 Top
Continental has earned its 7th and 8th "best buy" recommendation from the consumer advice website Which? In the April Which? Tyre ranking report the continental premium contact 2 received the highest overall performance score in the two tyre sizes featured. Testers commented that the 205/55R16Woffers "excellent handling on dry roads, good wet and dry braking and decent wet grip in bends and on straight roads" and the 185/60R14 H "first-rate handling on dry roads, good wet and dry braking and good resistance to aquaplaning in bends and on straight roads."
On top of this success the ContiSportContact 3225/45R17 Y ? scored five stars in the dry handling and braking categories and received the second highest overall performance score. As well as the ContiEcoContact 3 being awarded three Which? Best Buys in the 155/70R13T, 165/70R14T and 175/65R14T categories.
Scott Benbow, product manager at Continental declared himself pleased at the results: "The Continental car tyre range has really shown its pedigree. All our products are developed with safety in mind without compromising on other performance aspects. We want motorists, whatever type of car they drive, to have complete confidence when driving in both wet and dry conditions. A total of 8 best buys for Continental across the tests is testimony to the overall high performance of our tyres. The Which? Best Buy recommendations are a real honour and it's great to be recognised in these independent tests by a leading consumer magazine."