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My rear P Zero's are gone and I need new tyres on my 650S Spider.
I live in Europe but am already out of warranty, so am not strictly bound to P-Zero again. I like driving them although in wet conditions not so much, they feel a bit slippery.
I do not do track days, with maybe a once every 2 year exception.
I like to drive 250+ km/h on the German Autobahn but again, that is also more like 5% of all mileage.
The other 90% of mileage is driven in the country, mostly in dry weather on streets and highways at speeds of 130-140 km/h

Would you recommend the new P-Zero? Or the Michelin Sport?

And pls help with the exact number for the best option so I can pass it on to my tyre specialist (Sorry, but I do prefer his expertise over the McL dealers expertise on tyre's)

Below is my current choice, but am very open to any feedback

much appreciated,
Peter

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There are many other considerations that you do not mention: noise, comfort, cost, etc. I believe that most would agree that Michelins are the best in most aspects except cost but to get all the other facts, you have to pay. I would not get too caught up in what is "approved" or not as as long as you go with a name brand, you will be fine. Given that you want to be on the autobahn, pay attention to the speed rating as well. I doubt you will really go wrong if you pay attention to what is important to you and choose accordingly.

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P Zero is for sure the right choice regarding your expectations, I would recommend this one to you. I use the Corsa on my 650S, but for everyday use I dare say the P Zero is just as good, but more durable.
On my Ferrari I have the Michelin PSS, also a very good tyre, but in everyday use I do not notice any relevant differences.
I don't go on the German Autobahn anymore, because the Swiss speeders are no longer very welcome there... ;)
 

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I have seen a lot of posts regarding tires and the above to the contrary notwithstanding, it appears that Michelin Sports 4 S is the clear choice. I have a 2015 with about 7k+ miles and plenty of tread on the original P-Zero and they must be getting hard since they are coming out from under me a great deal. I was in 4th going about 70 in a straight line and punched it and the car went all over the place and it was in normal mode and dry conditions. I am going to get a set of Sports 4 S; however, they are not easy to find. When I get them I will let everyone know what I think.
 

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P zero's are garbage. Get 4s for street or cups if going to do both track and street.
 
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