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Old 11th January 2010, 22:10   #16
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Originally Posted by Maverick1977 View Post
The XM1's will most definitely improve your city ride, but these are not the best tyres if you happen to do good enough highway rides. I have these on our family Tavera & it offers super ride in the city, but one of the tyres burst on the highway. When we spoke to the dealer he said that the Michelin's were of a much softer compound & the tyre burst due to excessive heat. We recently replaced the tyres of Bridgestone. The ride is almost as good as before.
I used to drive really fast. However recently have slowed down a lot. Still do constant 120 on Mumbai Pune etc. On other roads cannot do faster because ride quality is bad. In case there is someone who has used both ER-60 and G III Potenza, please suggest the difference on two aspects:
1. How much improvement in ride quality. Is it really too much better?
2. How much does it affect handling?
In terms of ride quality, what would be better 185/70 R14 ER-60 or 165/80R14 S248?
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