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For comfortable driving on the road. Engineered in Germany, Continental offers premium tyres with optimum braking performance and safety. Good cornering stability. Trusted by leading car manufacturers, including for example the models Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg.
For high-performance four-wheel drive vehicles
For high-performance vehicles we have developed a 4x4 tire that also performs well at high road speeds. Its asymmetrical tread pattern with the compact outer shoulder area provides for cornering stability. Wide tread grooves divert the water and protect against aquaplaning. The tread blocks are staggered for a quiet and comfortable ride.
Good cornering stability through asymmetric tread pattern
Good protection against aquaplaning
Suitable for high-speed road use
Excellent comfort and noise levels
Good cornering stability. The asymmetrical tread pattern with its compact outer shoulders ensures excellent cornering stability.
Good protection against aquaplaning. Wide tread grooves provide good drainage and protect against aquaplaning.
Suitable for high-speed road use. The asymmetrical tread pattern design with wide shoulder lugs ensures ultimate road performance.
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
4x4 SportContact tyre review
Average based on 20 test results
Grip in dry conditions
Braking in dry conditions
Grip in wet conditions
Braking in wet conditions
Grip in snow
Internal noise level
05.08.2015fromJcj Shocked at wear rate might consider different brand with better wear. Only stick to these as brand guidelines for this model car