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In a recent series of summer tire tests performed by a number of German motoring publications, Pirelli & Cie SpA received high marks for its entries.

The Pirelli P Zero Nero was singled out by four of the magazines. The ultra-high performance tire was fitted on the BMW Z4, Mercedes-Benz C 320 Sport Coupe, Audi A3 and Audi TT. Also tested was the P Zero Rosso, which was fitted on the Mercedes-Benz CLS 350.

Pirelli’s Scorpion STR sport-utility vehicle tire was tested on a Jeep Cherokee and also was awarded, as were the High

Performance P6 (on a Volkswagen Golf V) and P3000 Energy (on a Ford Fiesta).

Here are each magazine's results:

1. P Zero Nero

Gute Fahrt. Size 225/45YR17 XL on Audi A3: "Very good and test winner."

Sport Auto. Size 235/35ZR19 on a BMW Z4: "Very recommendable."

Auto Bild Test & Tuning. Size 225/40ZR18 on an Audi TT: "Exemplary and co-test winner."

Auto Motor und Sport. Size 225/45YR17 XL on an MB C Sportcoupe: "Highly recommendable and test winner."

2. P3000 Energy

ADAC Motorwelt. Size 175/65TR14 on a Ford Fiesta: "Highly recommendable and test winner."

3. P6

ADAC Motorwelt. 195/65HR15 on a VW Golf V: "Highly recommendable and test winner."

4. Scorpion STR

Auto Bild Alles Allrad. Size 235/70HR16 on a Jeep Cherokee: "Exemplary and test winner."

5. P Zero Rosso

Auto Zeitung. Size 245/45YR17 on an MB CLS: "Very recommendable and test winner."

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