The Continental WinterContact TS 860 S

Searching for a winter tyre that’s suited for sports cars and dynamic driving?

Continental Tyres are proud to announce the creation of the new WinterContact TS 860 S, responding to the needs of both manufacturers and drivers of high-performance cars. These specialist winter tyres will be available in both the original and replacement equipment market. Not only this but Continental also plan to offer automakers customised version with the aim to provide a wide selection of handing properties.

What are they suited for?

They are best suited to most types of sports cars and high-performance luxury saloons, specifically cars that frequently experience dynamic driving.

What are the benefits?

  • Top performing handling on snowy roads
  • Excellent braking distances
  • Precision handling in dry conditions
  • 14 different sizes available
  • Various widths available
  • Ensures maximum winter safety
  • Approvals for speeds of up to 168 mph
  • Low rolling resistance for reduced fuel consumption

What makes them unique?

  • The innovative properties of the WinterContact TS 860 S hinge on its wide braking groove which runs through the centre of the tread, offering a large surface on which to grip.
  • The many tread grooves and traction sipes enable dynamic driving in wintry weather.
  • Stiff, broad shoulder blocks ensure top-quality grip and therefore high precision steering response.
  • For the replacement sector, Continental will also be producing a tyre compound that retains its flexibility even in winter.
  • Ability to meet the needs of individual automakers and produce individual rubber compounds in each specific case.

In summary

Continental Tyres hope to continue their success from their previous winter tyre models, which have scored impressive marks on tests conducted by various car magazines.

Here at Watling Tyres, we supply and fit a huge range of winter tyres including Continental models. As a reliable and trusted tyre deal across the South East, you can count on our friendly team to offer sage advice and technical skill to each and every job. For more information, simply contact us today.