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Which brand/model of tires did you get on delivery?

Have you chosen the "performance tires" option (ZB0)?

And what size did you get?
 

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Ours are 245/45/17 Dunlop non runflat, but not sure of the exact tyre type.
 

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Not sure that we get a performance tyre option in the UK - it's either run flat or non run flat

I've got non run flats - Michelin Primacy 3 - 205x45xR17 - 88W
 

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Not sure that we get a performance tyre option in the UK - it's either run flat or non run flat

I've got non run flats - Michelin Primacy 3 - 205x45xR17 - 88W
Nice! I heard some folk mentioning Hankooks, never had them, Maybe it depends on tyre size what you get???
 

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When I did a factory visit last Friday, Hankook Kontrol seemed to be the brand on everything I looked at. I've seen the 15" version of these on dealer demo cars.
 

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Just picked up my MCS yesterday! A lot to learn!
Tires on my 17" Cosmos wheels are 205/45 R17 Dunlop Sport Maxx RT DSST
RT = "Race Technology"
DSST = "Dunlop Self Supporting Technology" (in other words - run flat)
These get good reviews on the Tirerack site
 

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I've got the non runflat Dunlop 17s as well. I'd imagine different tyres will be fitted in different markets, but it's interesting that both non runflat Michelin and Dunlop tyres are being used in the UK.


With the Dunlops I'm finding that lateral grip around corners is excellent, comfort is fine (difficult to know as I haven't driven an F56 on anything else), tyre noise is noticeable (because the engine is quiet when cruising) but with DSC off traction is easily overcome in a straight line away from rest even in the dry in both first and second gears. I guess that's the downside of a turbo FWD without a mechanical LSD.
 

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On my Cooper, with 195/55/R16, I got Michelin Energy Savers. My impression so far is they're not as grippy as the Continental Premium Contacts I had on the old Dooper with the same wheels.
 

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£140 tasty!!

Anyone know what size my 16" (non run flat) for the cooper will be, will have to start looking at tyres. Never differentiated between summer and winter before. How do people buy them - i.e. do you buy another set of alloys and get them fitted to the spare set?
At 16 Milo you'll be fine just getting another set of just winter tyres and putting them on your alloys - unless you find a combination of winter tyres and alloys which is a no brainer to say expense wise

I looked at the 17 winter tyres a little bit more expensive so I'll just have to wait and see what I do...
 

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Having had winter tyres on my RCZ and having to get a tyre fitter to change them ......NEVER AGAIN!

The got hellish scuffed in those 3 years and they knackered two locking keys, blaming Peugeot for making 'soft' keys.....pffffffft!

over those three years I was £1000 for tyres and £130 per season to fit/remove.

with the MINI I am going to get a set.....also handy to have if I buckle/burst a tyre having wheels i can use.

I just need to figure out the offsets etc.

I've just this week managed to sell those RCZ tyres for £300 which will go some way towards my new set.

check out Wheelbasealloys.co.uk...... I reckon a good set of alloys/winters will be in the region of £850. BARGAIN!!!!
 

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Nice tyre quibble; bet they're not cheap!
 
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