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Which tyres should I fit to my Porsche 911 993 which offer the quietest performance?

I am about to change the complete set of tyres for my Porsche 911 993. I currently have Contisport Contact N1. Assuming all the N-rated tyres from all the big manufacturers are of roughly equal performance (I have no intention to use it for track days), which make would you suggest provides the quietest running tyre?

Asked on 2 May 2011 by CW, via email

Answered by Honest John
The quietest will be Michelins, in this case Pilot Super Sports. They are also very grippy, and good in the wet, just not quite as grippy as Pilot Sport Cup tyres that are probably your best choice for track days. See:
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