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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: final report

Jon signs off by answering the question: is it really worth running winter tyres?
27 Feb 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 11

Jon gets to sample a lower-spec Golf GT, and admits he's still impressed with the Michelin Pilot Alpins' braking performance
13 Feb 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 10

Will a near miss affect Jon's opinions of his Michelin Pilot Alpins?
3 Feb 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 9

The snow is falling, so naturally Jon's out testing his Michelin Pilot Alpins
29 Jan 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 8

Jon explores the limits of grip in his winter tyre-shod GTI
22 Jan 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 7

Jon Birch considers how swapping summer rubber for Michelin’s Pilot Alpins has affected his Golf’s usability this winter
16 Jan 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 6

Freezing temperatures and icy roads finally allow Jon to give his winter Michelin Pilot Alpin 4s a proper test
13 Jan 2015
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 5

Jon looks back on Volkswagen Golf GTI ownership and ponders what could really replace his winter tyre shod hot hatch
27 Dec 2014
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 4

Can Jon's Michelin Pilot Alpins handle the twists and turns of Wales Rally GB country roads? Report 4 reveals all
18 Dec 2014
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 3

Jon Birch has been Porsche hunting through the Lake District on his Michelin winters. How does his GTI fare?
10 Dec 2014
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres: report 2

Jon Birch investigates if a set of Michelin Pilot Alpins can provide him with the Thrill of Driving this winter...
2 Dec 2014
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VW Golf GTI on Michelin winter tyres

As the cold weather rolls in, Jon Birch has volunteered his VW Golf GTI to test Michelin's latest winter rubber...
25 Nov 2014