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Hi,

I pretty much had my heart set on a new Works 3dr. I test drove one and liked it a lot, but being a test drive it's not like I could have driven it too hard.

I've since noticed the car only has 205 wide tyres, which seems way too small, especially as there is no mechanical LSD.

Do any owners find this to be the case and once you start pushing hard grip is just too low?

Thanks
 

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Manufacturers do many hours of R & D on the types of tyres to use for best overall usage.

I've not had any problems with 205 tyres but then I don't tend to drive like that.

You could always change the tyres to something you like.

Did you test drive with run flats or non run flats?

Changing same size tyres from run flats to non run flats high performance tyres will make a significant difference to grip and feel.
 

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I have 215/45/17 Michelin winter tires
on my 17x7 ET +48mm JCW oem wheels
and 215/45/17 Michelin PS4 summer
tires on my Enkei 17x17 ET+45mm wheels.
2009 JCW Clubman.
No rubbing or other problems.
 
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