Reviews and Problems with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup
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Update to my review in 2013
21 November 2014
Summary: This is a follow-up to my previous post. I am now on my second set of Cup tires and still think they are the best I've ever driven. As I predicted, my first set lasted about 1000 very hard miles (four track days and about that many auto cross events). I really can't say enough good things about these tires but I can tell you that they allow me to drive my Corvette way over my head.
Summary: Phenomenal tires ! I drive a 2011 Porsche GT3 and these tires have gotten a terrific testing recently (June 2014). I drove high speed across West Texas, southern New Mexico into Monterey, Ca, with air temps in the high 90's-100's and then drove 50 + laps at Laguna Seca at race speeds and then followed that with the return trip thru Nevada and Utah at temps @ 100 degrees on into the twisty, winding roads in Colo and northern New Mexico and finished up this trip with a...
Summary: I drive a 2010 Corvette ZR1 that is primarily become a trackday car. I recently had to replace the original Pilot Sport PS2's after just 5000 miles secondary to flat-spotting the fronts, when the new tune-up / supercharger overdrive, changed the ABS threshold, when I locked them up briefly while threshold braking. The PS2's were fantastic tires, great grip and wear; very excellant feedback on the track.
Summary: I own a Porsche Cayman S with Michelins on all four corners and I would not have anything else. Being a midengine car, it is well balanced and handles like a dream with the tires. We talk about the Code of the Curve and these tires maximize the enjoyment and safety while I am on the road...
Summary: Fellow Mercedes-Benz Club members now understand why changing to a set of "Sport Cups" before the autocross is a really sound practice. Years of autocrossing does help, but a set of Sport Cup tires can seal the deal! If you're a club racer the price of a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires is soon forgotten when the fun factor/success ratio is considered. I will re-up when my current set is ready for replacement. Drive on "Bib".
Summary: A car can be a simple transportation appliance or a kinesthetic machine where the ability to turn, accelerate and break at maximum ability are the primary goal, the tire is the single element that communicates the engineering efforts into reality, my car cares nothing about transportation it barely holds two people, so the tire needs only to hold the road with uncomprimized ability the Michein pilot sport cup archives this goal extremely well, and giving feedback from...
Summary: Folks, these are race tires that you can drive to the track. They are not winter tires or rain tires. Do not expect longevity from them. What you can expect is outstanding grip in the corners, better stopping power and less wheel spin when accelerating. These tires communicate - they tell you what your car is doing all of the time. Rather than buy track insurance, spend your money on a set of these. They are very safe, forgiving tires.
Summary: i have a 2012 centennial ZO6 with the manfacturer's provided Pilot Cups. I have yet to take this car to the track because I bought it in November and now (april) I am scared because they are almost bald. i have 5300 miles on the car. i have NOT spun my tires ONE time or LAUNCHED it in ANY manner. i suppose i will have to buy the 18/19" set up as opposed to the 19/20" ZO7 package so i can put some NITTO NTO5R's like i had on my last ZO6.