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Driving Impressions: Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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With spring now in full effect across southern Ontario, I decided to take my 2010 Volkswagen GTI to the tire shop and replace the factory all-season Pirelli rubber with a set of Michelin Pilot Super Sport max performance summer tires.

If you’re not familiar with the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires, they come as original equipment on several sports cars and high performance vehicles such as the BMW M3 and Tesla Model S P85D.

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Michelin puts airless tires into production

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For over a 100 years, vehicles have relied on rubber tires filled with air to roll them down the road.

And while these tires have continuously improved in performance, efficiency and tread life, the basic design of a pneumatic tire and the way it’s mounted onto a wheel has remained relatively unchanged, until now.

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Quebec resident sentenced for fatal high speed car crash

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A 20 year old Quebec resident, Kevin Dussault, will serve 21 months in provincial prison in addition to a two year driver’s license suspension for a fatal car crash that killed 16 year old Alex Breton almost two years ago.

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