Originally Posted by REX8
Print what tires were on the car during the test, that way no one is uninformed. If a BRZ owner wants them, the dealer can order and install anything for the owner prior to pickup.
Even if they list which tires were used, how is a customer supposed to know that this is not what it comes with from the factory? If you look up the specs on Lincolns website, the tires aren't mentioned anywhere:
Basically, magazines would have to add a paragraph explaining that the performance figures are meaningless because the car has been modified.