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Snow Tires

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.