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21 inch Performance tire ? Michelin or Continental ?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by axis007, Sep 3, 2017.

  1. axis007

    axis007 Member

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    time for a new sets of 21 inch staggered Tires. Who here has experince between The new Continental Sport Contact 5P or Michelin Pilot Super Sport ? Which one is quieter ?
     
  2. araxara

    araxara S-P85#3,218 X-90D#3,299

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    I don't have staggered wheels on my P85, but I was thinking of going back to the 21" wheels (currently running the 19" Aero wheels for range). I noticed on TireRack.com that they have Michelin Pilot Super Sport listed that are for Tesla with "Acoustic Tech". I'm assuming this is the foam liner that they are now putting in the tires. The Continental Sport Contact 5P uses "ContiSilent" technology. I don't know which is quieter, but the Michelins have a slightly better wear rating and are a few dollars more. For me, since I already have the old worn Continentals, I would probably go with the Michelins to try them out (and also get a $70 MasterCard reward card).
     
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