The car is an ongoing process. It is never done ! It will always require new work, new accessories or parts.

The last and most important mechanical feature that makes the car grip are the tyres ! By the wrong ones (even if they are new) and you will be facing serious under and over steer and basically the car will never feel that stable. I crashed my first car dew to using cheap tyres, the moment the car contacted a wet surface and the grip was gone so be careful and choose wisely !

The 2015 Auto Express tyre test covers eleven patterns in the popular 225/45 R17 size.  Testing at Continentals test track in Texas, Auto Express used the benchmark 350z to carry out nine thorough tests covering dry and wet performance, along with rolling resistance and cabin noise.

As usual, we don't write too much, instead we encourage you to read the full tyre test on their own website. Full details on the test can be found here, or read on for our summary below.

#9 Bridgestone Turanza T001

Total: 729 / Dry: 189.2 / Wet: 266.5 / Rolling Resistance: 81 / Noise: 98 / Overall: 94.3
Overall: Again, the worlds biggest tyre maker ends a test with a disappointing result. The T001 had the worst wet grip on test, finishing last in wet handling, braking and cornering, and felt subjectively weak too. An update is due for this tyre soon, and it's well needed.

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