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I've ordered as well (fronts) but just found out my QV probably won't now get delivered until end of May so wait a few weeks before ordering rear tyres.
I've done both front and rear. I have barely had a "squeaky bum" moment with the Corsas, but that's mainly due to me constantly monitoring their condition and backing off accordingly when they've suddenly dropped temperature/pressure from cruising. It's hard work keeping them in the zone, to the point it actually detracts from the experience.
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I've now got my Goodyear SuperSport 245/35 R19 but no car! These tyres came from Sewden. I'll get the rears once I have a better indication of the delivery date of my QV.
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Any comparison tests for this tyre yet, especially against the Michelin MPS4S?
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Any comparison tests for this tyre yet, especially against the Michelin MPS4S?
In June this YouTube channel will do a comparison

https://youtu.be/3rQoBeUH9hY
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Any comparison tests for this tyre yet, especially against the Michelin MPS4S?
An unverified comparison of the Michelin PS4S with the Goodyear SuperSport

https://www.carsales.com.au/editoria...irelli-117997/
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to clarify, your car is coming with corsas in summer but your putting goodyears on straightaway yourself at your own cost?

I can understand maybe if the dealers willing to swap them for you upon delivery, but imo (i may be wrong and other disagree) seems a bit silly to change straightaway if your doing it yourself given its nearly summer and corsas are whats meant to be on the car and are mostly fine as the weather warms up.

defo agree to put others on once the weather becomes inclement and once corsas worn out, but now june nearly upon us, id want to at least experience it with corsas for a couple of the warm months. maybe a track day as well to get use out of them? otherwise seems a bit of a waste unless of misinterpreted your plans.
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to clarify, your car is coming with corsas in summer but your putting goodyears on straightaway yourself at your own cost?



I can understand maybe if the dealers willing to swap them for you upon delivery, but imo (i may be wrong and other disagree) seems a bit silly to change straightaway if your doing it yourself given its nearly summer and corsas are whats meant to be on the car and are mostly fine as the weather warms up.



defo agree to put others on once the weather becomes inclement and once corsas worn out, but now june nearly upon us, id want to at least experience it with corsas for a couple of the warm months. maybe a track day as well to get use out of them? otherwise seems a bit of a waste unless of misinterpreted your plans.

I would agree with this. I just got my car and want to experience it as intended before I change anything as critical to the experience as the tyres.


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I'd be doing what you're doing ShahQV (although with Michelins). You can sell the Corsas brand new on eBay if the dealer won't swap them, you should get good money for them. It's fair to say the Corsas are much better in summer months, but they still need to be warmed up before they perform. They will still be hard and useless at 15 degrees (not as useless as they are at 5 degrees mind). Don't get them too hot though (as is likely on a track day) as they melt. They are the definition of a one trick pony, that trick being one fast lap of the Nurburgring.
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On a related subject, it is 22 degrees out today and have just been on a spirited drive in the QV with MPS4Ss fitted. The grip and handling were biblical. I don't remember the Corsas being any better in these conditions.
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its not 22 degrees today!
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to clarify, your car is coming with corsas in summer but your putting goodyears on straightaway yourself at your own cost?

I can understand maybe if the dealers willing to swap them for you upon delivery, but imo (i may be wrong and other disagree) seems a bit silly to change straightaway if your doing it yourself given its nearly summer and corsas are whats meant to be on the car and are mostly fine as the weather warms up.

defo agree to put others on once the weather becomes inclement and once corsas worn out, but now june nearly upon us, id want to at least experience it with corsas for a couple of the warm months. maybe a track day as well to get use out of them? otherwise seems a bit of a waste unless of misinterpreted your plans.
I'll probably use the Corsas for a month or two. Probably switch in August when the temperature starts to drop to see how the Goodyear's perform. I'll use the tyre hotel at my local tyre dealer to store the Corsas.

On my Focus Mk3 RS, I had the Michelin Pilot Super Sport that were rubbish below 7 degrees and now I have the Michelin PS4S all round and super happy. I know what good tyres can do to the everyday driving experience.
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its not 22 degrees today!
The temperature readout must be as accurate as the fuel level gauge then!
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Corsa's went back on today!
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Don't continental make tyres in the right sizes?

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Corsa's went back on today!
What boots were you wearing before?
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The temperature readout must be as accurate as the fuel level gauge then!
Park the car with the sensor in the sun and you'll get significant overeadings. External temperature readings on mine when on the move seem correct to within a degree or two.

Fuel gauge is not trustworthy particularly at quarter tank and below.

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What boots were you wearing before?
I've been running the MPS4S since early december, they were amazing through the cold months and the rain and will definitely be going back on again later this year.

The first impressions with the corsas is how much more direct the steering feels again.

And... I've almost missed the skipping...
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