Originally Posted by stressdoc
Nightmare. I hope Michelin takes advantage of this opportunity. High performance Bridgestones are nice, but not practical, the wear factor is absurd for a $250 tire. Not sure what business deal was cut, but these kinds of problems are really going to hurt BMW NA. Some heads ought to roll on this one.
for lots of us wear factor isn't a big deal, lack of grip is!
there's plenty of people here who'd gladly pay MORE for less tread life (if it meant more grip)
cheap tires are usually the ones that last so long, you pay more and you usually get more grip and less treadlife