Continental wins Fast Car award

The Continental group has won the coveted Fast Car awards for the best wet weather performance.

The tyre brand's emphasis on safety went down well with the judges, who gave their stamp of approval unhesitatingly.

The Fast Car awards are an industry standard for quality, exceptional performance, originality, desirability and value.

According to the magazine: "Tyres are the most important product you can buy for your car – they keep your ride on the road. The Fast Car Awards reward companies that keep investing to develop ever better products, driving both quality and value for the consumer."

"With an emphasis firmly on safety, Conti make original fitment tyres for top-end rides like AMG Mercs, Audi's R8 and even Ferrari. Wet weather performance is the best we've tested and their rubber looks top-notch too."

Tracey Hyem, brand manager at Continental, said: "Continental is no stranger to awards and we are really pleased to add to this collection with the sought after Fast Car honour. Wet weather safety is always our main focus when designing a tyre so to be recognised specifically for this is great."

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