Ahmad El sawi Zantout Bridgestone VIP Card
Ahmad El sawi Zantout
Ahmad El sawi Zantout Ahmad El sawi Zantout
Ahmad El Sawi Zantout Ests Co s.a.l. Main Distributer for Bridgestone tires in LebanonAhmad El Sawi Zantout Ests Co s.a.l. Main Distributer for Bridgestone tires in Lebanon
SELECTION BY SIZE
front tire size FRONT TIRE SIZE
SEC.WIDTH
ASPECT RATIO
RIM SIZE
rear tire size REAR TIRE SIZE
SEC.WIDTH
ASPECT RATIO
RIM SIZE
Bridgestone - Profile
BRIDGESTONE
Tires Blog

First drive: the new VW Golf GTI

April 22 2013 00:00  1759 views
Tires
Tires in lebanon Tires Tires

So, how far will VW roll the dice this time? From trail-blazing featherweight 1970s original to bloated 1990s chubster, the GTI is the everyman prize-fighter that went to seed before getting on the comeback trail. The 2004 Mark 5 version, in particular, remains a Top Gear favourite, the one car above all others that truly merits that ancient car journalist and almost Confucian saying, ‘the only car you’ll ever need.’ Well, it is. Or was.

So here’s the party line: ‘New Golf GTI: faster, more efficient and cheaper to insure’.

There’s a long, fast straight, wisely interrupted by a coned chicane, into a longish right-hander. You only have to look at it to know that this is understeer central, the sort of corner that murders tyres, lasts longer than a series of 24, and reduces whoever’s behind the wheel to tears of frustration. The approach to the corner is a good indicator of the GTI’s overall character: it’s super smooth, completely calm, and plenty fast enough without giving you any sort of nudge in the nuts. Slice through the cones at 90mph and the steering needs just a quick flick of the wrist. Not too hard on the brakes, and the exhaust emits an unexpectedly guttural rasp as you work your way down through the gearbox, then turn in. Accurate, linear and a little bit – whisper it – boring…

But mid-way through the corner you can simply stand on the throttle, then watch all eight seasons of 24 while some torque-shuffling front axle magic hauls you round. It’s very effective, but you need to give it full beans for it to work properly. The GTI has never been a car whose back end was particularly mobile, but more than ever the schwimmwinkelen are hard to detect. Drive it like a moron and still the Golf hangs on. Personally, I like a bit of back-end mobility, but it’s clearly no longer the done thing. By working so seamlessly, the GTI’s chassis architecture promotes an unarguably efficient but ultimately rather aloof driving style. On the other hand, the GTI with the trick diff is eight seconds faster round the Nordschleife than a GTI without it. The computers might have won, but they’re not as much fun to hang out with.

Tires

carre Buy Bridgestone Tires in Lebanon and Get Your FREE VIP Card

January 22 2017 15:00

carre طرق سريعة وسهلة لحلّ مشكلة تجمّد قفل باب السيارة بسبب الجليد

January 21 2017 15:00

carre بالصور: لجميع محبّي سيارات بي أم دبليو، لا تفوّتوا فرصة مشاهدة هذا المتحف

January 20 2017 17:00

carre Know More About Your VIP Card When You Buy a Set of Bridgestone Tires in Lebanon

January 19 2017 17:00

carre بالفيديو: مشاهد لا يمكن للعين المجرّدة أن تراها، ستبهركم

January 18 2017 18:00

carre Mecanique Reminder is Back on Track, Check it NOW

January 17 2017 14:00

carre بالفيديو: فنان لبناني من هواياته الركوب على الخيل والتفحيط على الثلج... من هو؟

January 16 2017 15:00

carre Mechanic Reminder is down... We are working on it and will fix it as soon as possible!

January 16 2017 13:00

carre How To Choose the Right Winter Tire in Lebanon?

January 15 2017 15:00

carre Bridgestone VIP Card is the Best Solution for your Tires in Lebanon

January 14 2017 20:00

carre How You Can Get the Most Out of Your Car in Lebanon?

January 13 2017 15:00

carre بالصور: شعارات لشركات عالمية شهيرة تحمل في طياتها معاني خفية لم تلاحظها أبداً

January 12 2017 18:00

carre Read How You Can Benefit from Your Bridgestone VIP CARD

January 11 2017 18:00

carre بالفيديو: ما سبب خلع الركاب ملابسهم في محطّات المترو في ثلاثة بلدان؟ سبب غريب

January 10 2017 20:00

carre بالفيديو: هل تعتقد أنك تضبط مرايا السيارة بشكل صحيح؟ أنت مخطىء...

January 09 2017 19:00
  1 |   2 |   3 |   4 |   5 |   6 |   7 |   8 |   9 |   10
car tires - adrenaline     bridgestone motorsport   tire safety
Dealers 
zantire 
join us on facebook  follow us on twitter 
Mme Curie Str., Minkara Center Bldg., 3rd Floor, Beirut, Lebanon - P.O Box: 5584 - Tel: 01-750 444 - Email: info@bridgestonelb.com
Web Design & Development by
Softimpact