Continental is one of the leading tyre manufacturing industry in the world and has gained a reputation for producing high- quality tyres. Founded in 1871 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany as a rubber manufacturer, Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie. Today, the company has reached the fourth position among the other tyre brands. For many years, the company has been producing various types of products besides tyres which include brake systems, tachographs, automotive safety instruments, powertrain and chassis components, and many other products. The company produces tyre based on weather or climate such as summer tyres, winter tyres and all- season tyres. In 2012, it was ranked in the third position in the OEM automotive parts sales as stated by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Continental tyres has been the sole supplier fir various major automobile companies such as BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler AG, Ford, Volvo, Toyota, Iveco, Schmitz, Koegel, General Motors, Honda, Renault, Freightliner Trucks, PSA and Porsche. Continental Premium Contact 2 E is designed specifically for mid- range passenger cars and belongs to the category of the summer tyres. The tyre designed with the latest innovative technology and materials and has been one of the most popular tyres of Continental.
Continental Premium Contact 2 E consists of three- dimensional grooves design that provides maximum grip in dry road conditions and along with that, it enables the water to disperse quickly and easily while driving through wet road conditions, thus thwarting the risk of aquaplaning. The three- dimensional grooves also provide the tyre with high stability and excellent short braking distance. The asymmetric tread design of the tyre provides better steering performance and hence provides maximum control on the vehicle. The tyre provides excellent traction and handling performance, thus improving the vehicle’s maneuverability. Equipped with outstanding tear resistance, it impedes all sorts of tear, tread slits, flattening of tyre and many more. The tyres have a speed of two- hundred and ten kilometer per hour, adopting a speed rating of H and other tyres have a speed of two- hundred and forty kilometer per hour, adopting a speed rating of V.
Continental Premium Contact 2 E is available in many sizes which includes: Continental Premium Contact 2 E 205/55 R 16 91 V – The tyre consists of a unique rubber compound which quite flexible. It consists of a noise reducing system, providing a quite ride. The tyre provides excellent braking performance and can drive at high speeds without causing any sort of malformation. The tyres of Continental follow the guidelines given by the European Union and carries the label of the European Union which was developed in order to increase the productivity of the economy and ecology and also provide road safety.