Continental SportContact 7 Winner of Auto Bild, Sportscars Test

The winner of the summer tire test published in the March issue of the German Auto Bild Sportscars magazine was the SportContact 7 summer tire from premium tire manufacturer and technology company Continental.

With a total score of 1.2 points, the SportContact 7 beat six tire models from international manufacturers. Auto Bild Sportscars editors tested the tires on a Mercedes AMG GT with 265/35 R 19 front axle tires and 295/30 R 20 rear axle tires in nine criteria in wet and dry conditions.

The editors found the SportContact 7 to be a sports tire with virtually no flaws. They praised the tire’s precise steering response, dynamic handling on wet and dry roads, excellent stability, short braking distances and good aquaplaning. In the wet, the SportContact 7 scored the highest marks for grip, cornering and braking performance. In the dry, it ranked first in five criteria.

The SportContact 7, which is available in a wide range of products, is specially designed for high-performance sports vehicles. During the development phase of the tire, Continental focused on excellence in all performance criteria with the goal of combining maximum driving pleasure with maximum safety.

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