The best tires for a C5, only Sunday driven on clear dry roads? Looking for least road noise

Q. The best tires for a C5, only Sunday driven on clear dry roads? Looking for least road noise. Am a 66 year old non aggressive driver. What would you recommend? Thanks a lot!  JIM

A. Jim most tires designed for high performance cars are not quiet or comfortable. But there are 2 that come close and folks seem to like on their Vettes. First is the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ZP which is a run flat tire and that’s followed by Michelin Pilot Super Sport which is not run flat.

The non-run flat Super sport is the quieter and more comfortable of the 2 but you would have to buy a tire inflation kit for emergencies. The inflation kit takes up some room but is not overly big and relatively easy to use.

Originally posted on National Corvette Owner’s Association newsletter http://www.nationalcorvetteowners.com/

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