i dunno much about tires, but right now i'm running on sumitomos HTRZ II for almost a year now, with over 50% thread (agressive driving 25% of driving time). No squeal on high speed cornering. Overall, i can't complain, much better than stock, and i doubt i'll ever see snow here in south florida.
2002 zx3 5 speed
custom magnaflow cat-back(3 inch pipe), steeda lowering springs, mac shorty intake, focus firepower ignition and livewires, autolite platinum sparkplugs, reverse indiglo gauges, painted stock rims wrapped on sumitomos HTRZII, shorty antenna, mintex pads, aeroquip brake hoses, ebc rotors, no resonator, debadged, limo tinted, halo headlights, steeda short shifter, 4-2-1 race header, W-TYP sideskirts, S2 side mouldings, mazda tribute door handles