Continental Tire Launches ExtremeContact DWS

  • Now available, the next generation ExtremeContactTM DWS, the ExtremeContactTM DWS06. The essential UHP, all-season tire.
  • SportPlusTM Technology improves treadwear while enhancing grip on wet roads and provides precise steering for maximum control.

Ft. Mill, S.C. – May 8, 2015.  Continental Tires newest all-season, ultra-high performance (UHP) tire, the ExtremeContactTM DWS06, is now available in stores. The next generation of the ExtremeContactTM DWS is the tire of choice for drivers seeking true, year-round traction. A tire built for sports cars, luxury sport cars and luxury sport crossovers, it’s a tire that’s made, For What You Do.

“The ExtremeContactTM DWS06 is the evolution of our very popular, ExtremeContactTM DWS,” said Travis Roffler, director of marketing for Continental Tire. “This is the ultimate UHP, all-season tire. We’ve maintained excellent snow traction while making improvements in wet traction, dry handling and tread life. This is a tire enthusiasts will really enjoy.”

The ExtremeContactTM DWS06 marks the debut of SportPlusTM Technology. Another one of Continental’s innovative technologies, SportPlusTM Technology is designed for precise handling; security on wet, slippery roads; and excellent tread life. Additionally, all-season traction is enhanced through the use of Traction Grooves and X-Sipes. Traction Grooves improve snow performance through increased pattern edges while X-Sipes improve braking, cornering and acceleration in wet, snow and ice.

Another marquee feature of the ExtremeContactTM DWS06, Continental’s Quick View Indicators, including the Alignment Verification System and Tuned Performance Indicators, which make Continental a number one choice among consumers. Continental’s Alignment Verification System provides an early warning system to drivers alerting them to have the alignment checked on their vehicle. Drivers will also receive an extra measure of confidence with the inclusion of Tuned Performance Indicators. The Dry, Wet and Snow letters in the tread indicate the tire’s optimal performance levels in a variety of driving conditions.

The ExtremeContactTM DWS06 is backed by one of the strongest warranty programs and service contracts in the industry, the new Total Confidence Plan. Under the plan this all-season tire has a 60-day customer satisfaction trial and road hazard coverage (12 months or first 2/32”) as well as a 72-month manufacturer’s limited warranty program. Also included is a 50,000 mile limited mileage warranty and three-year flat tire roadside assistance. The ExtremeContactTM DWS06 comes in 87 sizes from 16” – 22” wheel diameters with a W and Y speed rating.

For more information on the ExtremeContactTM DWS06, or to locate a dealer, visit

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Continental Tire the Americas

Based in Fort Mill, S.C., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC manufactures and distributes a complete premium line of passenger, light truck and commercial tires for original equipment and replacement markets. Our ultra-high, performance tires include award-winning technologies that focus on safety, help save money, and reduce CO2 emissions.  Continental’s premium products are available at leading independent tire dealers, car dealers, and mass retail companies across North America. Continental Tire is a proud supporter of IMSA, Major League Soccer (MLS), West Coast Customs, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, and Petty’s Garage.

Continental AG
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated preliminary sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 200,000 people in 53 countries.

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