Continental has won a coveted award from the UK’s no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express, scooping ‘Best Winter Tyre’ for the ContiWinterContact TS830P in the titles 2012 Product awards.

Best Winter tyre

Covering multiple product categories such as car protection and maintenance the Auto express Product awards offer motoring enthusiast’s expert advice when looking for their next product purchase.

The ‘Best Winter Tyre’ accolade comes as a direct result of Continental’s win in the 2011 Auto Express winter tyre test. In its second year, Auto Express tested the best of the best in the winter tyre market, revealing the best performers for the winter season from a series of stringent tests made in Northern Sweden.

Auto Express commented on the TS830P, “Consistently good performances earn Continental our winter tyre crown. Great all round performance with no weaknesses, sees off winter rivals and takes the win.”

Peter Robb, brand manager at Continental, said; “This additional win for the ContiWinterContact TS830P is an excellent endorsement for our product range and comes at a time of growing awareness of the need for winter tyres within the UK market.”

With one in every three cars in Europe now fitted with Continental tyres, the ContiWinterContact TS830P is the ideal choice for drivers who want the highest levels of winter safety without compromising performance. The large number of blocks and sipes create a multitude of gripping edges and consequently more effective traction in snow. In addition to this the compound and construction of winter tyres is designed to give excellent grip on wet cold roads.