Product description & features
The Continetal Sport Contact 5 SSR is the latest ultra high performance tyre from Continental. Developed and tested in conjunction with our OE partners the ContiSportContact 5 P combines maximum safety and driving pleasure.
Sport Contact 5 SSR features a flexible ‘macro-block’ design which increases the contact area and interaction with the road surface. This results in superb grip and stability when cornering. ‘Black Chilli Technology’ combines the use of grip resins and high structured racing carbon black to achieve short braking distances and excellent stability.
A 0° hybrid cap ply achieves circumferential stiffness and radial flexibility, resulting in excellent steering precision and increased grip and stability when cornering
What are summer tyres?
Summer tyres are specifically designed for warm weather conditions, particularly during the summer season. This type of tyre performs best when in seasons with warmer temperatures - above 7°C.
How does a summer tyre perform better in summer?
The technologies and tread patterns used in a summer tyre mean the tyres have high-quality features that are of benefit to driving in warm conditions. They typically use a softer rubber compound – designed for good grip and traction when driving on dry and wet roads.
Can you use summer tyres in winter?
Whilst summer tyres still offer adequate performances in wet and cooler conditions, it is recommended that you change. The tread design and technologies that are featured in summer tyres can harden in colder temperatures, resulting in reduced flexibility and decreased traction on snow and ice.