Originally Posted by quackman
I live in Long Island, NY, where it snows only a couple times a winter, not too bad. But when it does snow, and when it's really cold, I would definitely prefer a winter tire over my summers, so from November to March or April, I'd put on winter tires.
But since it snows relatively infrequently here, I don't want a dedicated winter tire for these months. Therefore, my question is what is the sportiest winter tire that will get me around in snow as a winter tire should, but is also the best performing one in the dry?
I know that NO winter tire will feel like the stock summer tires, but as mentioned early in this thread, some winter tires are better than others.
I saw one post mention that the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 is the sportiest winter, is this still true and the winter tire to get for sporty driving feel?
I would say that the Dunlop Wintersport M3 or Michelin PA3 are the most sport-oriented (best dry performance for a snow tire). I've had the former for a few years and heard the same about the latter.