I drive mine year round. 35i with MT. Fairfield County, CT, next to Westchester. Just came back from Vermont tonight, drove on 2" of fresh powder this morning. No sweat.
Blizzak LM-25 tires on 17" in winter, Pilot Super Sport on 18" in summer.
2010 BMW Z4 s35i
2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
2013 Volvo XC90