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I have had a set of the following on various cars:
Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD2 (previous car, did 15000 miles on them)
Falken FK-451 (with the 17"s on 172 done 7000 miles + 2 track days - almost dead on fronts now)
ToyoProxes T1-S (with the 17"s on 172 did 4000 miles on these)
Continental ContiSport Contact (standard on clio172 did 2000 mile on these)
Michelin SX Pilot (standard on last car - did 15000 miles on these)
Kumho Excsta702 (horrifying in wet - never buy)
My overall comments are that all the above are very good dry tyres, with the goodyear and toyo being prone to a little understeer more than the others.
Wet grip/braking safety, all APART from the continental which i found had substantially less grip than the others...the goodyear were the best wet weather grip and provided much confidence.
Overall wear rates were decent, but the goodyears lasted the least amount of time (9000 miles.
Like captn S said, i have never really met a bad dry tyre, they are all roughly the same, with the contis and i would actually say falken fk-451 being the best in dry.
Again, to agree with Captn S, wet weather performance doesnt really work together, but as far as being pretty certain that driving sanely will not result in a brown trouser time i would say that the Contis were the only tyre that didnt work in wet very well. The goodyear are brilliant, the best wet weather tyre i ever used.