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Sticky When Wet - 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Long-Term Road Test

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edited May 2015 in Jaguar
imageSticky When Wet - 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe Long-Term Road Test

Our long-term 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe has summer tires and a metric ton of power going to the rear wheels. So what's it like to drive in the rain?

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Comments

  • fordson1fordson1 Posts: 1,512
    I don't know anyone with any knowledge of the subject who does not know summer tires are better than all-seasons in the wet.
  • mptlptrmptlptr Posts: 17
    Glad you made the point that summer tires are generally better than all season tires in the wet. I've never driven a better wet tire than the summer Goodyear F1 GS-D3 from a decade ago.
  • fordson1fordson1 Posts: 1,512
    I had those. They were incredible.
  • sharpendsharpend Posts: 177
    edited May 2015
    Sigh. Anyone who knows anything knows that summer tires excel in both dry AND wet road conditions. Duh.
  • fordson1fordson1 Posts: 1,512
    Taking the opportunity to check out the wet performance was a good catch...hard to find a chance to do it in their environment.
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