Originally Posted by MarkY
Summer tires are going to give you a harder ride with a shorter tread life compared to all season tires. However, performance tires are going to give you better performance handling. Given your location, you can get by with performance tires year-round. So you need to decide if the softer, more isolated ride with all season tires is what you want. Does the dealer have a demo of each you can drive?
Also you lose the 155 mph limiter with the all seasons -- down to 130, 25 mph below US spec summer tire cars and euro spec cars.