Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018 vs
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSGrand Prix SuperSonic
Year 20182017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Part Number 01016670101080
TPI 3/3303/330
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62223-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 205 grams150 grams
Min Air Pressure psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSGrand Prix SuperSonic
Measured Weight 205 grams179 grams
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm1.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.5 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSGrand Prix SuperSonic
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 10.5 Watts10.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 11.0 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 12.3 Watts12.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 14.4 Watts15.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.003150.00306
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.003300.00330
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.003690.00375
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.004320.00450
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSGrand Prix SuperSonic
Puncture Resistance Tread 97
Puncture Resistance Side 45


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSGrand Prix SuperSonic
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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