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Old 08-02-2000, 03:25 AM
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What is the story on the new PZero? I've read all the traditional info but I was curious what the driving habits of this tire are like. (vs Pilot Sport, S02PP's, etc)

I remember the old PZeros as being sticky as hell dry, noisy as hell, scary in the wet, and a bit "backstabbing" near the limit. What is your take of the new/old P-Zero family?


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Old 08-02-2000, 12:07 PM
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Well, I'm not Luke, but I just read a story about them in the August issue of European Car. They seem to loose a little traction on the dry, but gain a lot in the wet area. They are also supposed to be quite quieter. They appear to be most impressive. I am thinking of buying a set. I would also like to hear Luke's comments on the tire.
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Old 08-02-2000, 05:24 PM
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The main reason for the "Rosso" design change was to reduce the noise that the asy makes. They did achieve what they were trying to accomplish. I just wish they went to a modern tread design and made them perform up to the standards set by Pilot Sport and the S-02. They are quieter but will turn you around without much warning and do not outperform the others in any catagory.
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