Continental Tire Takes First Place in Czech Tire Test

Continental Tire Takes First Place in Czech Tire Test

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Continental tire takes first place in Czech tire test

  • ContiPremiumContact 5P best of ten SUV summer tires in “Autoclub” test
  • Automobile club’s experts praise best performance in wet and dry braking, handling and rolling resistance

Hanover, May XX, 2017. In the recently published test conducted by Czech automobile club “Autoclub”, first place in an SUV tire test went to the ContiPremiumContact 5P summer tire ( The experts tested 215/65 R 16 tires fitted to a VW Tiguan, looking at a total of 12 criteria. The test line-up included ten models from European, American and Asian tire brands. The ContiPremiumContact 5 successfully outperformed the competition on all test criteria, displaying no weaknesses in any of them.

The ContiPremiumContact 5 P is a summer tire available in various sizes for cars and SUVs. It is used both as original equipment and in the replacement market. In the meantime its successor, the PremiumContact 6, has become available in many sizes.

Continental AG
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and networked mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2016, Continental generated sales of €40.5 billion and currently employs more than 227,000 people in 56 countries.

Tire Division
The Tire Division currently has 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world's leading tire manufacturers with more than 50,000 employees, the Tire Division achieved sales of €10.7 billion in 2016.

Passenger and Light Truck Tires
Continental is one of the leading manufacturers of passenger and light truck tires in Europe and the world's fourth largest passenger tire manufacturer in the original equipment and replacement market. The product development focus of the Continental premium brand is to optimize all safety-relevant characteristics, while simultaneously minimizing rolling resistance.

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Media Contacts:
Alexander Bahlmann
Head of Communications and PR, Passenger and Light Truck Tires
Continental AG
Tire division
Büttnerstrasse 25, 30165 Hanover, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 511 938 2615
Fax: +49 (0) 511 938 2455

/ Klaus Engelhart
Press Spokesman, Passenger and Light Truck/Two-Wheel Tires, Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Communications and PR, Passenger and Light Truck Tires
Continental AG
Tire division
Büttnerstrasse 25, 30165 Hanover, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 511 938 2285
Fax: +49 (0) 511 938 2455

Your contact

Klaus Engelhart, Tel.: +49 (0) 511 938 2285