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Automotive Traveler Magazine: Vol 3 Iss 3 Page 73

Opinion: Crossfire Tire Fiasco

And you did not think this car had enough storage space for a road trip!

By Brad Bowling

Four years ago, my wife and I each bought our "real-world fantasy cars." Hers is a turbo-charged 2007 Subaru Forester in World Rally Blue with the biggest sliding sunroof I've ever seen. Mine is a 2006 Chrysler Crossfire two-seater. The Forester has just crossed the 50,000-mile mark; the Crossfire sits for long periods and has yet to see 20,000 miles. Both live in a nice protective garage.

The Crossfire's only negative has been its factory-supplied Continental tires. I'm not a high-performance tire snob, so my Continental complaints don't involve arcane points such as drift angles or how they affect my yaw