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Can anyone tell me the best tyres for slk 350 front and back it's an R171
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where you live, what seasons you drive during and how hard you drive all effect the answer, along with things I forgot. knowing where you live and what is on your vehicle all are needed to give an answer. as has been suggested, a search may give you the answer or at least allow you to better frame your question.
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Greetings from Tennessee !

Ah, while I'm at it let me define beauty.

As has been said, it's a little hard to pin things down. I read a lot about Michelin Pilot Sports, Continental Potenza DWS's, and others. My main goal is longer treadwear, so I have Kuhmo Ecsta's. As has been said I would search thread titles for tyres or tires and see what you learn.

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Contisport 5s or Goodyear eagle F1 asymmetric seem to come top of the tyre tests. I have the contis on the rear of the SLK350 and have been delighted with them.
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A little introduction about yourself and car would be appreciated - and welcome to the forum.
There are so many variables regarding tires/tyres - try search as the others suggested, then give the forum some feedback as to your requirements...
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There are question you need to answer.
1. extreme driving like to take cures fast and track use
2. Summer only
3. winter/cold weather use
4.Garage queen (low miles)
5. Daily driver (drive year round)
6. Long wearing goal

You could check tirerack.com for reviews on tires. Daily driver, year round, long miles you are most likely want an all-season tire. Conti Extreme Contact DWS would be good. If low use, summer, and extreme driving you will want a hi-performance tire also known for fast wear.


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