Tire Review

Federal SS595 Review

Federal SS595 Review: Solid for the Price, but no Match for the Best in Class

Driving a high-performance car can be expensive since you’ll be paying more for fuel, but also for tires. That’s because fast driving quickly eats the tread, significantly shortening the life of the tire.

For that reason, many buyers opt for a cheaper option, such as the Federal SS595. This tire is very popular in the tuning, drifting, and autocross community, primarily because it’s so cheap.

But does that mean it’s good? Well, to answer that question, I prepared a detailed review of the Federal SS595, where I’ll cover any meaningful category. I’ll focus mostly on dry traction and grip but also cover wet performance, comfort, and durability.

Sumitomo HTR AS P02 Review

Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 Review: High-Performance All-Season Tires for a Budget

Most cars come with touring all-season or grand-touring all-season tires from the factory. These are designed with comfort and longevity in mind, rather than responsiveness and cornering grip.

Fortunately, you can keep those things mostly intact while also injecting fun-to-drive characteristics with a set of high-performance all-season tires.

One such tire is the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02, a low-cost offering that competes in a hotly-contested category. Given its price point, it’s an enticing option for buyers, but is it any good? That’s precisely what you’re going to find out in my detailed Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 review, where I’ll cover every aspect of the tire.

Sumitomo tires review

Sumitomo Tires Review: An Excellent Option for Budget

Most tire shoppers in North America, but also in other areas in the world, probably don’t know much about Sumitomo tires. And, that’s understandable, since the company doesn’t invest as much in advertising as companies such as Bridgestone and Michelin.  However, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. is actually a very well-established Japanese tire company that has …

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Sumitomo Ice Edge Review

Sumitomo Ice Edge Review: Solid Entry for the Price

According to Sumitomo, the Ice Edge is a studdable tire for passenger cars and SUVs, designed to give you “the edge on snow, ice, and slush-covered roads.”

To achieve that, Sumitomo used its most advanced winter tread compound, delivering an “outstanding combination of cold-weather grip and superior stability, handling performance, and smooth ride comfort.”

Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac Reviews

Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Reviews: Excellent Overall Performance

The Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac is the workhorse in the range, designed for owners that want a reliable solution in most conditions they encounter. Goodyear designed this product to work equally well on the highway and on slippery terrain, but also for towing and hauling. Down below, you’ll read about every aspect of the tire, including how it performs on the street and on various terrains. I’ll also cover toughness and durability and comfort levels. Let’s dig in!

Michelin Defender vs Premier

Michelin Defender vs Premier: Which is Better?

Michelin is arguably the best tire manufacturer in the world. The French company’s creators actually invented the pneumatic tire at the start of the 20th century and changed the automotive world forever. And they didn’t stop there. Michelin invented the radial tires, which increased the performance abilities of automobiles but also dramatically increased the longevity …

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BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 AS Review

BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S Review: Excellent Tire for Enthusiasts

Just a while ago, drivers that wanted maximum enjoyment in the corners could only get that from summer tires. Today, though, we have many all-season ultra-high-performance (UHP) tires on the market. The category became very competitive, where every serious manufacturer has its own tire. And, BFGoodrich also has its competitor here, the g-Force COMP-2 A/S. This is an all-season tire, which means that drivers will expect some snow and ice traction.

So, how does the g-Force COMP-2 fare against the competition? Let’s dig in and find out!

Douglas Tires Review

Douglas Tires Review: are Walmart Tires Worth It?

Walmart is a retail company that focuses on delivering quality products at dirt-cheap prices. To do that, they collaborate with various well-known companies. For instance, they cooperate with Goodyear on tires. This means that they have some Goodyear tires in the portfolio, but also products from the tiremaker’s sub-brands.  One such brand is Douglas. An …

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