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The RS3-S™ is the latest Ultra High Performance summer tire within the Cooper performance family. Its low-profile, high performance rating combines world-class dry road traction, handling and cornering with outstanding appearance. The tread compounds are specifically formulated to combine dry and wet traction with crisp handling and high speed capabilities.
Advanced Technology Mold Profile. Provides for a square tread footprint which means more tread-to-road contact. Asymmetric Design. Allows for tread pattern tuning. This design allows for cross-rotation which reduces heal-toe wear, promotes even wear, less noise and increased overall tread life. The outboard tread pattern is tuned for excellent dry handling and traction. The inboard of the pattern is optimized for wet weather conditions. Dual pitch sequence provides a low tread pattern noise. Increased grooves create more void on the inside of the tread pattern which helps maintain better wet performance. Circumferential Grooves. Wide, circumferential grooves are positioned towards the inside of the tread pattern. This increases the size of the outside shoulder and the intermediate tread element rows which allows for more rubber on the outside of the pattern for ultimate dry traction, increased handling and exceptional cornering ability. The increased void and two circumferential grooves on the inside of the pattern channel water out of the tread for hydroplane resistance. Silica Formulated Tread Compound. Silica formulated tread compound is designed for exceptional wet driving performance.
Driven about 100 miles. Dry traction and cornering is awesome. My C5 has 385 horses. I find the grip when getting it on is great unlike others who have stated traction issues. A bit noisy but I typically drive with the top down, radio on and I am dead in my right ear so noise isn't an issue. I am pleased with purchase so far. Sorry I couldn't submit review without rating each category even though I have not driven in the rain and will never drive in snow.
Vehicle: 2004 Chevrolet Corvette 2 Dr Convertible Base with 161 KM of Tire Wear
made this review on 3/10/2016 and is a
Confident, Experienced Driver
Would not recommend this tire. Breaks away easily. Does not inspire confidence. Previous tires were Dunlop Star Specs. No comparison. Would not buy this tire again.
made this review on 12/21/2015 and is a
Aggressive Driver (Hard Cornering)
Having a 500 hp cobra I get zero traction. Even when making an easy turn at a stoplight. They are great looking tires and seem to wear quite nicely. However, if you're looking for a high performance tire with good grip I wouldn't recommend these.
made this review on 6/3/2015 and is a
Extreme (Racetrack style racing)
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