Please note: We only supply the tyre. Even if a rim is shown in the photo, it is not included in the price.
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HEAVILY GROOVED TREAD PATTERN
Tyre tread with an increased number of ridges(4) and sipes(5).
Benefits: Greater traction and braking on snow and ice.
Deep sipes designed in three dimensions, set out at variable angles allowing:
• more ridges for greater traction,
• the water film to be broken and the tyre to be on dry ground,
• increased rigidity in the rubber blocks.
Benefits: Grip and Driving precision.
HELIO COMPOUND 3G
The 3rd generation of the Heliocompound rubber mixture. A new rubber mixture formula based on Silica and using sunflower oil(6), for better grip in cold weather.
Benefit: Better grip on wet roads, in the snow and ice.
(1) Autobild Sport Car, October 2016, dimension 245/40 R18, co-leader with Goodyear Ultragrip Performance Gen1 and Dunlop Winter Sport 5 (snow braking), co-leader with Dunlop Winter Sport 5
(2) Homologated by Porsche Panamera/911/Boxster, BMW 7-Series & 5-Series/M2 & M3, Audi A4 & A6, Mercedes AMG E-Class, S-Class & C-Class.
(3) Consumers' opinions on MICHELIN Pilot Alpin tyre published on 16/01/2017 on all Michelin European websites (information aggregated and collected on the website: www.michelin.fr and certified by bailiff).
(4) Up to 74% more compared to the previous generation.
(5) Up to 135% more compared to the previous generation.
(6) Michelin patent.
The vision of our founders, Edouard and André Michelin, has guided the development of the MICHELIN brand for more than 125 years: making driving as simple, safe, and comfortable as possible – first with innovative tires and wheels, followed by road maps, travel guides, and contributions toward improving traffic infrastructure. Along with this comes a strong engagement with the environment, as modern mobility must be sustainable and not detrimental to the environment.
Each year the Michelin Group produces more than 178 million tires in 68 production facilities in 17 countries, and it operates sales networks in more than 170 countries. The product offerings are many: from bicycle, passenger car, truck, motorcycle, and tractor tires, to tires for 5-ton earth- moving machines. Michelin employs 111,700 people worldwide and owns one of the oldest, most famous trademarks in the world – the legendary Michelin Man.
In the development of new products, Michelin faithfully pursues the concept of "MICHELIN Total Performance", backed by the rigorous standard of always bringing together a number of performance characteristics into a tire, to achieve optimal results. We follow this philosophy not only in the development of our standard products, but also in motorsports. Numerous technical innovations help to relieve burdens on the environment, drivers, and businesses. Hidden out of sight in tire casings, tread designs, and rubber compounds, throughout their lives MICHELIN tires show their full potential: they offer excellent grip, long life, and reduced fuel consumption thanks to their low rolling resistance.
To better understand the conditions which tires are subjected to in everyday use, in the summer of 2014 Michelin began a unique research project – the Road Usage Lab. Vehicles from 3,000 drivers in Europe were equipped with special measurement devices to record data about the tires' use. These valuable findings are being employed in the development of future tire models, making them better suited to the needs of real drivers.