205 40 R17 summer tires: positive characteristics of broad and standard tires
Sporty driving fun for compact cars such as the Audi A3 or the Mercedes C-Class has a tire size 205 40 R17 than summer tires. Thanks to wide tread and low altitude convince the tires through an exceptionally good traction on wet and dry asphalt. In addition, they are also optically very strongly by its 17-inch wheels.
Sporty through the summer
205 40 R17 summer tires can be counted with the group of wide tires, but are at the transition to normal tires. By this fact, the feature car tires over benefits of both groups. The emphasis is, however, clearly at the root disciplines of wide tires: traction, handling and braking. convince in these areas 205 40 R17 summer tires with superior results. At the same time also typical features smaller Normal tires are available such as a high level of driving comfort. Visually, makes particularly the large inner diameter noticeable that for striking 17mm wheel is designed. This give the tires of each vehicle a sporty appearance.
Strong performance in the wet adhesion
Equipped particularly strong and having an excellent wet grip belonging Continental CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 as 205 40 R17 summer tires at the best of its dimension. Thanks to well-balanced rubber compound with silica content and an effective groove slats profile the tires reach the EU tire label in the wet grip class A (AG). An absolute peak value that indicates how many meters less braking distance of the tire in an emergency stop with 80 km / h has. On a wet road, for example, needs a class C Pneu up to 7 meters longer available to the vehicle.
Between broad and standard tires are the 205 40 R17 summer tires. Your benefits are excellent driving in rain and drought, a good driving comfort and a sporty look. It is recommended, inter alia, tires series Continental CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 in this size.