Continental ExtremeContact DW

4.3

(17) Customer Reviews

Price Range:  USD $112.99 to $377.99

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205/50ZR16 15481570000 340-AA-AW87
$112.99
205/55ZR16 15481580000 340-AA-AW91
$125.99
215/55ZR16 15481590000x 340-AA-AW93
$114.99
225/55ZR16 15481620000 340-AA-AW95
$117.99
205/45ZR17 15481640000 340-AA-AW88
$131.99
205/50ZR17 15481650000 340-AA-AW93
$145.99
215/45ZR17 15481680000 340-AA-AW91
$140.99
215/50ZR17 15481690000 340-AA-AW95
$166.99
225/45ZR17 15481710000 340-AA-AW91
$149.99
225/50ZR17 15481720000 340-AA-AW94
$149.99
235/45ZR17 15481730000 340-AA-AW94
$148.99
235/50ZR17 15481740000 340-AA-AW96
$169.99
245/40ZR17 15481750000 340-AA-AW91
$155.99
255/40ZR17 15481790000 340-AA-AW94
$169.99
255/45ZR17 15481810000 340-AA-AW98
$174.99
275/40ZR17 15481830000 340-AA-AW98
$184.99
285/40ZR17 15481840000 340-AA-AW100
$206.99
215/40ZR18 15481870000 340-AA-AY89
$184.99
225/40ZR18 15481890000 340-AA-AY92
$161.99
225/45ZR18 15481910000 340-AA-AY91
$180.99
235/40ZR18 15481920000 340-AA-AY95
$188.99
235/50ZR18 15481940000 340-AA-AY97
$198.99
245/35ZR18 15481950000 340-AA-AY88
$235.99
245/40ZR18 15481960000 340-AA-AY93
$243.99
245/45ZR18 15494060000 340-AA-AY100
$195.99
255/35ZR18 15481990000 340-AA-AY90
$277.99
255/40ZR18 15482010000 340-AA-AY99
$213.99
255/45ZR18 15482020000 340-AA-AY103
$201.99
265/35ZR18 15482030000 340-AA-AY97
$225.99
265/40ZR18 15482040000 340-AA-AY101
$244.99
275/35ZR18 15482050000 340-AA-AY95
$230.99
285/30ZR18 15482080000 340-AA-AY93
$290.99
285/35ZR18 15482090000 340-AA-AY101
$261.99
285/40ZR18 15482110000 340-AA-AY101
$269.99
295/35ZR18 15482130000 340-AA-AY99
$263.99
225/40ZR19 15482170000 340-AA-AY93
$217.99
235/35ZR19 15482180000 340-AA-AY91
$224.99
245/35ZR19 15482190000 340-AA-AY93
$233.99
245/45ZR19 15482220000 340-AA-AY98
$244.99
255/35ZR19 15482240000 340-AA-AY96
$238.99
255/40ZR19 15482250000 340-AA-AY100
$261.99
265/30ZR19 15482260000 340-AA-AY93
$261.99
265/35ZR19 15482270000 340-AA-AY94
$257.99
275/30ZR19 15482280000 340-AA-AY96
$260.99
275/35ZR19 15482290000 340-AA-AY100
$256.99
275/40ZR19 15482310000 340-AA-AY101
$263.99
285/30ZR19 15482320000 340-AA-AY98
$347.99
285/35ZR19 15482330000 340-AA-AY99
$275.99
245/40ZR20 15482410000 340-AA-AY99
$307.99
255/35ZR20 15482430000 340-AA-AY97
$218.99
275/30ZR20 15482450000 340-AA-AY97
$377.99
275/35ZR20 15482460000 340-AA-AY102
$253.99
245/35ZR21 15482520000 340-AA-AY96
$319.99

This new ultra-high performance summer tire provides the optimum angle of attack resulting from Shark Fin bio-mechanics

  • The best performing Ultra High Performance tire in summer conditions
  • Excellent wet grip and resistance to hydroplaning
  • Silica-based, high-grip tread compound
  • Smooth ride, even at high speeds

Overall 

4.3

Continental ExtremeContact DW
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Dry
(4.5)
Wet
(4.4)
Snow
(1.7)
Handling
(4.2)
Comfort
(4.3)
Noise
(4.4)
Treadwear
(3.8)
Overall:
4.0
Dry
4.0
Wet
4.0
Snow
1.0
Handling
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Noise
4.0
Treadwear
4.0

I purchased these Conti DW's last week for my 1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula SLP/WS6 in a 275/40/17. I've only put on approx. 200KM in Alberta Canada but so far these tires are performing pretty well. I am running them at 42 psi at all corners and this seems to be a good number for them. I've read previous reviews about soft sidewalls, so I decided to run 42 psi to help counter act this. The setup suspension on my SLP/WS6 is tight as it is, so the DW's are a good partner for them. My old BFG Comp TA ZR's were good in the dry but they ran like bricks and were quite noisy. The DW's so far are a big improvement. I scrubbed them for the first 100 KM, going nice and easy and have pushed them abit harder as the km's increase. I've tested a few sweeping banked/curves on/off ramps and they perform nicely. I do not typically drive in wet conditions but I'm sure these DW's will handle it with no problems. They track nicely down the road, and (I usually drive 80% highway, 20% city), so they see abit of everything. I'll add more updates as time goes on but so far, I would recommend these for anyone with a light, high HP/TQ , rear wheel/posi drive sports car... they key to having a positive experience would be to run higher psi , ie.42 psi as I am at the moment and have your installer do a detailed/comprehensive high speed balancing on all tires. In my opinion, so far, these tirees represent good bang for buck compared to the Mich Pilot Sport/PSS at double the cost.. especially here in Canada. There are trade offs with every tire, so pick what is most important to you and decide from there.. if you want relatively quiet, good road manners, great dry and wet(from what I've read) traction, then give these a shot. As a side note, check your tire sidewalls for the DOT, manufacture build date and ensure the tires are no more than 6-8 years old.. if any visible damage, bulges, cracks on sidewall etc, get them replaced asap... usually your tires are older than you think they are..

Size: 275/40R17

Vehicle: 200 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 5/2/2015 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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Overall:
5.0
Dry
5.0
Wet
5.0
Snow
5.0
Handling
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Noise
5.0
Treadwear
5.0

http://www.etmotorgear.com/category_s/1870.htm Just installed them!!

Size: 255/40R19

Vehicle: 322 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 11/19/2014 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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