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      09-12-2012, 03:14 AM   #1
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2013 owners, what tires are coming with your car?

For those with a 2013, what tires are coming with your car?
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      09-12-2012, 05:30 AM   #2
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Pirelli P Zero's. They're getting swapped out for PSS's as soon as possible. They'll likely be out of tread by around 10k anyway knowing my past experience with crap Pirellis.
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      09-12-2012, 05:33 AM   #3
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Mine came with Michelins thankfully, Production date of July 4th, took delivery last week.
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      09-12-2012, 05:43 AM   #4
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i got p zeros on mine (2012 took deliv memorial day weekend) and at 6k they are starting to get a little thin. but i really like them. if the 3 OEM tires (contis, pirelli, much) i got what i would consider middle of the road. looking forward to contrasting the super sports though. or i may even consider the bridgestones.
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      09-12-2012, 07:23 AM   #5
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Mine came with Contis. Was hoping for Michelins but they're not that bad.
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      09-12-2012, 07:50 AM   #6
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Mine came with P-Zero's on the E93. Just did ED last week...
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      09-12-2012, 08:11 AM   #7
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Really hope mine comes with Michelins! I'm still trying to get my posting privileges worked out. Stealing a family members account FTW!
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My '13 E92 came with Michelin's. They just said Pilot Sport, and not Super Sport which surprised me. I guess I PS2's. I'll have to compare tread patterns when it gets back to the US.
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I am taking delivery of a 2013 E92 this week. I just asked the dealer and learned that the car arrived with P Zeros.

Anybody have an idea why BMW is switching to the Pirelli's?
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I can't wrap my head around why they keep changing manufacturers year to year.
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or i may even consider the bridgestones.
Potenza RE-11 are great tires just so you know!
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      09-12-2012, 12:22 PM   #12
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I am taking delivery of a 2013 E92 this week. I just asked the dealer and learned that the car arrived with P Zeros.

Anybody have an idea why BMW is switching to the Pirelli's?
The Pirelli's have been coming on M3's for a few years and are much better option than the Conti's. You should be happy with anything other than Conti's.
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My '13 E92 came with Michelin's. They just said Pilot Sport, and not Super Sport which surprised me. I guess I PS2's. I'll have to compare tread patterns when it gets back to the US.
When I put a set of PS2's on my B8 S4 they just said 'Pilot Sport' as well, so I'm guessing those are PS2s. I think Michelin is still making PS2's, right?
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      09-12-2012, 12:45 PM   #14
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I got PZero's for an early July build E92. I have the predecessors (P-700s) on my other coupe (E21 Euro) and I like them just fine.
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I am taking delivery of a 2013 E92 this week. I just asked the dealer and learned that the car arrived with P Zeros.

Anybody have an idea why BMW is switching to the Pirelli's?
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I can't wrap my head around why they keep changing manufacturers year to year.
They're aren't changing. The 3 tires mentioned are the ones that are optioned by BMW. This is not the first time they've all been available.
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Pirelli P Zero's. They're getting swapped out for PSS's as soon as possible. They'll likely be out of tread by around 10k anyway knowing my past experience with crap Pirellis.
Ditto. I will probably wear out the PZero's quickly (maybe 5,000 miles including a track session or two) before I upgrade to the PSS
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Potenza RE-11 are great tires just so you know!
for some reason they keep on sticking out to me. do you think they are better than the super sports
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      09-12-2012, 01:36 PM   #18
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for some reason they keep on sticking out to me. do you think they are better than the super sports
Bridgestone's a little better in total dry grip, but main advantage is they're better at handling extended lapping sessions and track abuse. Michelins significantly better wet tire

Lots of reviews out there, search the wheel/tire forum

ALso http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...-sport-page-10
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      09-12-2012, 01:48 PM   #19
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Bridgestone's a little better in total dry grip, but main advantage is they're better at handling extended lapping sessions and track abuse. Michelins significantly better wet tire

Lots of reviews out there, search the wheel/tire forum

ALso http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...-sport-page-10
great thanks for the update. they are priced right no top of one another and everyone in the world loves the super sports so i figured this has to be a worthy competitor
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I am taking delivery of a 2013 E92 this week. I just asked the dealer and learned that the car arrived with P Zeros.

Anybody have an idea why BMW is switching to the Pirelli's?
The Pirelli's have been coming on M3's for a few years and are much better option than the Conti's. You should be happy with anything other than Conti's.
+ 1000000!
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Bridgestone's a little better in total dry grip, but main advantage is they're better at handling extended lapping sessions and track abuse. Michelins significantly better wet tire

Lots of reviews out there, search the wheel/tire forum

ALso http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...-sport-page-10
+1! RE-11 are really reliable tires that refuse to wear out They have great grip.

I also hear a lot of good things about Yokohama Advan AD08's
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