The magazine 'Autozeitung' (11/2005) tested the size 255/55 R 18 Y fitted to the VW Touareg V8.
Quality rating for the 4x4SportContact: "1st place – Highly recommended" (Test winner)
"The main forte of the 4x4SportContact is its exemplary safe driving characteristics at all times. It responds with extreme precision even on gravel and in the wet."
AUTO BILD alles allrad tested 4 summer road tyres and 4 all year round road tyres in size 255/55 R 18 H - Y.
Overall result: "Exemplary" (test winner)
Strengths: "Best mark on wet and dry tracks, very good directional control and steering precision, great safety while aquaplaning"
1x "Recommended with restrictions"
1x "Not recommended"
The asymmetrical tread pattern ensures excellent cornering stability.
The tyre's grooves provide good drainage and protection against aquaplaning.
The tyre's design allows for ultimate road performance.