Positive - Very precise steering behavior with a high level of lateral support, Wide, confidence-inspiring threshold range, neutral to slightly understeering balance, easily calculable load change reaction, strong traction.
Negative - Harder to control in the wet, longer braking distances in the dry, needs temperature to work.
Overall - The Porsche OE is a perfect match for the Hyundai test vehicle.
Overall - Compared to the PZ4, the comfort was significantly reduced and the steering is way heavier and quicker. The Pz4 good for a uhp tyre but this is amazing!
The second fast lap was seriously impressive. Tyres took longer to warm in, but once warm they were exceptional. The steering had amazing feel and turn in and I could adjust the line of the car way more freely. Most importantly corner exit was way faster thanks to improved traction. You could really drive the car instead of babysitting it.
Overall, it was a very enjoyable experience. If the road tyres were 7/10, these were 10/10.
Positive - Excellent wet grip, in both wet braking and wet handling. Relatively low levels of aquaplaning. Stable lap times in the dry and easy to drive fast.
Negative - Relatively long dry braking and relatively average grip in the dry. Rear aquaplaning in the wet.
Overall - In this size at least, the Trofeo R should be a rival to the Cup 2, not the Cup 2 R. The Trofeo R was slower and softer in the dry, but had much better mechanical grip in the wet. As the lap times were more consistent, this is the type of tyre to fit if you plan on doing a lot of track days.
Amazing performance without falling to pieces when driven really hard on track.
while driving a
(225/45 R17) on
The dry performance of these tyres are very good. I would say it is grippier than the cup 2.
However, when taking feedback and wet performance into account, it is more like a slick tyre to me than a road tyre for track use, only it last even shorter than a slick tyre...........
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Best semi slick tire on track usage. The tire should be hot for optimum performance, thus on street it wears very fast. On track it is faster than Cup2 and way beyond faster than cheap semi slicks like Toyo Proxes R888 R.