‘Ultimate’ tyre award for Continental

ContiSport Contact 5Continental 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.

“The engineers at Continental have really found something when it comes to stopping, both in the wet and dry,” Auto Express commented. “In wet conditions, the tyre’s braking performance was much better than any of its competitors”.

Shorter Braking Distances

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 17in upwards for cars and 18in 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.

“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,” Peter Robb, brand manager at Continental, said.

Blackcircles.com stocks a comprehensive range of Continental tyres, in addition to those from all the other leading tyre manufacturers, all at the most competitive prices. Plus we can arrange for you to have your car’s new tyres fitted at a time and location best-suited to you.

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Jim McGill


Jim McGill is an award-winning motoring and motorsport journalist with more than 25 years' industry experience. He contributes to a number of newspapers and magazines, including The Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Scotsman, Sunday Herald and AA Magazine.

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