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PremiumContact 7 Wins “Auto Club Europe” Summer Tire Test

  • Auto Club Europe (ACE) gives Continental summer tire "highly recommended"
  • Premium Contact 7 among ten competitors with the shortest braking distances on wet and dry roads
  • Tire size 225/45 R 17 suitable for compact and mid-size cars

Hanover, Germany, March 19, 2024. The Auto Club Europe (ACE) today released its latest summer tire test today: The test winner is Continental’s Premium Contact 7. Together with the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Cycling Association (ARBÖ) and the German Technical Inspection Agency “GTÜ”, the experts tested ten 225/45 R 17 tire models on an Opel Astra Sports tourer and a Golf VII Variant. As “class leader” the Continental tire showed the shortest braking distances on dry and wet roads, while in terms of handling it impressed with "good grip and really good and balanced steering behavior", according to the editorial team.

Continental’s Premium Contact 7 is available in a variety of sizes ranging from 16 to 21 inches in diameter, 205 to 285 millimeters wide and 60 to 35 percent ply. It is suitable for electric cars, hybrids as well as cars and SUVs with internal combustion engines and has a special EV-compatible logo marking on the sidewall.

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated preliminary sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

Tire solutions from the Tires group sector make mobility safer, smarter, and more sustainable. Its premium portfolio encompasses car, truck, bus, two-wheel, and specialty tires as well as smart solutions and services for fleets and tire retailers. Continental delivers top performance for more than 150 years and is one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers. In fiscal 2023, the Tires group sector generated sales of 14 billion euros. Continental's tire division employs more than 56,000 people worldwide and has 20 production and 16 development sites.