Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Michelin Pilot Super Sport photo, test, review

Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a Max Performance summer tyre with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

The tire has been replaced by the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S.

2016 Auto Bild Sportcars Michelin Pilot Super Sport test

In 2016 experts of the German magazine Auto Bild have tested Michelin Pilot Super Sport at sizes 255/35 R20 (front wheels) and 295/30 R20 (rear wheels) and compared with five similar premium summer tires.

summer tyre Michelin Pilot Super Sport test and review
2nd place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.4m longer, than the leader.
summer tyre Michelin Pilot Super Sport test and review
2nd place in Dry handling. Michelin was 1.2km/h slower, than the leader.
summer tyre Michelin Pilot Super Sport test and review
4th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 2.8m longer, than the leader.
summer tyre Michelin Pilot Super Sport test and review
6th place in Wet handling. Michelin was 4.1km/h slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
5th place in Wet lateral stability. Michelin was 0.15sec slower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
2nd place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 1km/h lower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
Last place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 7.8km/h lower, than the leader.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
5th place in Lateral aqua.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
Last place in Noise.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
Last place in Noise.
test Michelin Pilot Super Sport review
4th place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Michelin Pilot Super Sport review

According to the test results Michelin took 3rd place and got an expert score “Good”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance and good handling speed.
  • Average dry braking distance and low handling.
  • Low aquaplanning resistance.
  • High noise.
  • Good rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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