Originally Posted by edowen
It isnt about just Snow. Winter tyres perform better than summer tyres below 7 degrees, and on ice, slush, dewy roads etc.
Not sure if that's just marketing schpeel. I put my winters on yesterday and with a small prod of the throttle got the wheels to light up. SWMBO panicked as we had our 2 month old in the back.
The summer tyres didn't spin at all in dewy conditions. :/