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Continental named best tyre brand

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Continental has beaten 17 major competitors to emerge as the UK's best tyre brand in a study by Which? consumer magazine.

Its performance across a range of tests was ranked as outstanding by the study, which may be of interest to motorists who are looking to crank up safety on their vehicles and make savings on car insurance.

All of the company's products assessed made it to the magazine's "Best Buy" list after top scoring in a range of safety tests including for grip and handling in dry as well as wet conditions

Which? said: "The Continental tyres we've tested cover eight sizes commonly used on popular superminis, medium cars, large cars and MPVs.

"All the Continental tyres we've tested offer balanced performance, have no major weaknesses and all make the Best Buy grade. In the dry, Continental tyres perform very well, and wet grip is balanced and safe in a straight line or in a bend."

Brand manager, Tracey Hyem said; "To come out as the top tyre brand tested really shows the all round ability and quality of our products and we are incredibly pleased with the result.

"Which? magazine considers its 'Best Buys' very carefully putting the tyres through stringent tests so this really is an excellent result for Continental."

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