A Made in Chelsea star tests some winter tyres

It's road safety expert and Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson, on winter tyres

By Tim Kendall | 2nd December 2013

A run of harsh winters in the UK means most people understand the benefits of winter tyres, or have probably heard a motoring journalist extolling their virtues. ¬†Improving the integrity of your car’s contact patches during the slippier months is one of the most sensible things you can do. So naturally, those paragons of risk aversion at Volvo want to drive the message home before the white stuff falls and we all grind to a halt in a flurry of wheelspin. But why use a well-known automotive safety expert to advertise the benefits of winter tyres?

Made in Chelsea star tests Volvo on winter tyres

So here’s Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson attempting to scale Tamworth snowdome in a compelling winter vs. snow tyre comparison. Why?

Because urmmm. Well because ’tis the season to peddle the wares of aftersales and accessory departments.

Video: Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson tests a Volvo on winter tyres:

 

By Tim Kendall
2nd December 2013

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