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    Tyre Noise

    Just picked up a new S4 running on Continental Sport Contact 2 tyres.

    Great car, but the tyre noise is very noticeable. Anybody else found this with these tyres?

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    is your S4 brand new????.

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    also look under my post under Handling, Buggered tyre.

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    Yup, the car is brand new

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    [ QUOTE ]
    Just picked up a new S4 running on Continental Sport Contact 2 tyres.

    Great car, but the tyre noise is very noticeable. Anybody else found this with these tyres?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Nice car, and can confirm that conti 2's are noisy on my A3 aswell. Not too bad a tyre though both wet and dry, although not the best in the wet.

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    I really didn't like them. Much prefer the Michelin PS2's and now have Goodyear F1's which are a little better still.

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    Thanks for the feedback guys, I have spoken with my local dealer and complained that this level of noise is totally unacceptable in a new car, particulary one costing this sort of money.

    In fairness to them, they have agreed, in fact after I complained, they took another S4 out for a test which also had the conti's on and confirmed what I was talking about.

    They are going to try and get me a change of tyres through Audi.

    I will let you know the outcome.

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    good luck mate, [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/MexWave.gif[/img]

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    The noise is quite normal - worse on smooth roads.

    What other tyres have Audi approved for the S4?

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    Re: Tyre Noise

    I recently took delivery of my B7 S4 (three weeks ago) in Johannesburg which was delivered with Michelin PS2's which also create a fair amount of road noise.

    Noise seems to dissipate over 230kph though and is quite unobtrusive then.

 

 

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