Continental ContiSportContact 3 Ultra-High Performance Tires

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One of the most crucial requirements of tires fitted on high performance, sports cars is agile steering precision. This ensures your vehicle maintains good adherence to the road in face of the considerable forces acting on the tires when driving at high speeds, making abrupt maneuvers or changes in road surfaces. The asymmetric tread ribs on the new ContiSportContact 3 are designed to absorb these forces.

On dry roads, the new tread pattern ribs provide outstanding braking capability and steering precision, by absorbing the forces exerted on braking. This means a reduction in stopping distances.

On wet surfaces, the unique grooves allow increased clearance of water for better resistance to aquaplaning.

Category:  Ultra-high performance

Available Sizes:
 17” – 21” wheel diameters with aspect ratios from 25 to 55.

Features

Benefits

Asymmetrical Tread Pattern

Designed to provide additional balance when making sharp maneuvers, grip for faster cornering and additional steering stability at higher speeds

Ribbed Tread Pattern

Allows for even distribution of braking forces across the entire contact patch for reduced braking distances

State-Of-The-Art Silica Compound

Improves wet handling, dry traction, and treadwear simultaneously verses traditional carbon black compounds

Specialized Tread Patterns for Rear Wheel Drive Sports Cars and Customized Vehicles

Enhances vehicle performance through increased stability, and steering response

 

Reinforced Outer Rib

Allows for lateral stiffness and added grip, even at high speeds

Continuous Circumferential Grooves

Actively move water out from under the tire’s contact patch for improved safety against hydroplaning

Speed Rating: W, Y, and Z

UTQG Treadwear Rating:  280 AA A

 

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