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You may want Blizzaks or similar. Quattro doesn't help much with coasting
or braking. Braking or sudden maneuvers while coasting are when you'll
want it most.
"Rodney Spear" wrote:
>This will be my first winter with Quattro, I take delivery of my A4 in
>November :). I have lived in New England for the past 24 years, and
>normally prefer snow tires for the winter. Although, in recent years my
>94 Jetta VR6 aquitted itself reasonably well with Dunlop SP 4000 all
>season tires. Will the Quattro make up for the loss of winter traction
>that I expect with the SP8000's? My instinct is to get a set of steel
>wheels with dedicated snows for the winter. But I'm hesitating because
>I will be in North Carolina for the next few years and rationalize that
>the quattro should be sufficient. I have also considered going with a
>set of all seasons, like the stock Continentals on 15" rims for the
>winter. All thoughts and input will be greatly apreciated.