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Old 01-10-2013, 06:19 PM
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Mein Auto: F30 335i Superman M Sport
Sweet. Here's my review:

Vehicle Details: 2013 335i M Sport RWD

Tire Brand and Type Being Reviewed: Bridgestone Potenza S001 Max Summer

Tire Size: staggered, 225/40R19 89Y Front, 255/35R19 92Y Back

Is this tire a "Run Flat" model: Yes

Approximate Miles Driven on New Tires: 5300+ Miles

I Would Recommend These Tires: If you got the money, why not.

Detailed Tire Review: These came stock as I got the 19" 403M with summer tires. Never had an RFT before, let alone a BMW, but I think these tires are great. As of right now, Tire Rack has them for $330+ each, which is insane.

Performance wise, these tires are sticky. Hard to peel out on these when warm. Cold, however, that's another story. Driving through Germany and Italy in early September was a peach with these tires. These even held up fantastic in the Nurburgring. These provide the same 'feel' confidence both dry and wet. Overall great performing tires.

Few things to note. Tread life is not the best. I think by 10-12k miles I'll probably be replacing the rear tires. Road noise by default is quite high. By 70 mph, cabin gets kinda loud because of these tires. When these are cold, it's a bit hard and road noise is higher. If there were non-RFT versions of this tire I would probably get it. But right now as they are too expensive, I wouldn't. Well, maybe. They are quite solid.
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11/8/2012 PCD

2013 BMW 335i Sedan Estoril Blue II M Sport 2PF|6MT|ZDH|ZTP|Coral Red Leather|688|508
2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R

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