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Continental DWS 06 42 54.55%
Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ 24 31.17%
Michelin Premier LTX 4 5.19%
Other 7 9.09%
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      07-25-2019, 06:34 PM   #45
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Here is Chevrolet's view on high performance A/S tires vs Summer Tires for the new Corvette, and their reason for using A/S tires on the base version.

Excerpts from the article:
["Tires have improved to the point that today's all-season tires can provide dry grip that's better than what summer tires could do not that long ago."]

["This tire doesn't make the compromises that a summer tire will make when the temperature drops below 40 or 50 degrees, especially if it's wet," says Lee Willard....]
(the tire he is talking about is the new Michelin A/S 4 tire, but pretty much the same goes for all HiPerf A/S tires vs Summer only tires, just not quite as extreme as 1.0g lateral...)
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