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BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S
 
Approximate retail price:
$367.24
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Summary: The BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S has a 35,000 mile tread wear warranty in our tested size, 225/40ZR18. This tire is suitable for many coupes, sedans and sport cars.
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About - BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S

The BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, ultra high performance all season tire models like the g-Force Super Sport A/S are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Dry handling:
Dry handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; dry cornering grip on our skidpad; and subjective steering feel.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
Features & Specs - BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S
info Treadwear warranty 35,000
info Speed rating W
info UTQG treadwear 400
info UTQG traction AA
info UTQG temperature A
info Size tested 225/40R18
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User Reviews - BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S
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4.0
Tons of grip, mileage is off
3/19/2013
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Value
Wet grip
Cons
Ride comfort
Best Uses
Comment:
These are on a short wheelbase 1600 lb car so ride is allready stiff, but pavement cracks and potholes give quite a bigger thud compared to the Sumitomo HTR 200's I replaced. <br />I really miss the HTR's that where cheaper, lighter and gripped well enough for the price/mpg. Mileage has gone down from mid 40's to upper 30's (spoiled?). <br />Unbelievable grip and turn in/responce on a small lightweight car (+1,lowered 2).<br />Treadwear is good so far at 7.5K.<br />Not noisy for me.<br />Use snow tires in the winter.<br />Unidirectional pattern is pointless.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Inexpensive, but Not Best
1/21/2013
Pros
Super Cheap
Value
Cons
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Tread life
Wet grip
Winter traction
Best Uses
Comment:
If the price of these tires is your price point, then these are a good choice. If you drive a very powerful car, drive aggressively, or will go to the track, these are not the tires for you. <br /><br />They are perfectly good for what they cost, but the treads cup & wear unevenly, the tires are noisy from new, and are pretty useless in snow for a M+S rated tire. You will get good, if inconsistent mileage out of them. They lasted longer than I wanted them to. <br /><br />With all that said, they are no worse than any other tire in this price range, and might even be a tiny percentage better. I am replacing them with Continental DWS. We will see how those are. <br /><br />These tires are proof that price is almost always directly correlated with tire quality. Nice job by BFG for an inexpensive tire, but I'll spend more for a better tire next time.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Very Happy &amp; I'm a Satisfied Customer
1/20/2012
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Tread life
Value
Very quiet
Wet grip
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I am a retired car mechanic. This is my 3rd set of tires, on this car. The OEM - too skinny, poor handling. Next Set - too noisy, these BFGoodrich S.S. are excellent. Great looking, Very Quiet, responsive- like riding on rails. 100% satisfied.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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