Originally Posted by S.WOOD
BMW have decided to change the type of tyres on the new M3 from February2008 from Michelin pilot sport to Michelin pilot sport cup + which has half the tread depth and is primarily a track tyre. I have been incontact with Michelin Tec dept and they have told me that I would be very lucky to get over 5000 miles out of these tyres even if I were to drive the car normally. I would be very interested in your views on this subject ie do you think BMW should have given me a choice? Also due to the reduced tyre tread deepth care must be taken on wet roads.
I got my car late decemeber and i have done about 4500 miles. The tyres are looking pretty warn already. That's beyond crap as I do roughly 12,000 miles a year. (possible 2.5 sets of tyres per year????)