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Michelin, today announced the launch of two premium range radial two wheel tyres in India, the Pilot Road 4 and Pilot Power 3.
Pilot Road 4 and Pilot Power 3 are designed for 600cc and above motorcycles. These two new tyre ranges will cover a broad range of bigger motorcycle models. They could be used differently, for both road and track usage.
“Michelin is delighted to bring Pilot Road 4 and Pilot Power 3 to the discerning Indian consumer.Industry analysts predict the Indian superbike market of 500cc and above, which has been growing at has been growing 40-50%, year on year, to more than double in the next five years. This makes it an exciting time for the performance motorcycle market in India.Today; our motor cycle tyre portfolio covers the widest possible range of motorcycles in India, high – performance or the daily commute segment. We are committed to India and will continue to excite the Indian consumer with our advanced portfolio of products.” says Pradeep G Thampy, Commercial Director, Two Wheels, Michelin Asia, Africa and Middle East.
Michelin Pilot Road 4 features XST+ technology are designed for wet weather braking. It helps the tyre stop faster on wet pavements and slippery surfaces according to the company. Pilot Road 4 also features Michelin’s 2CT dual compound technology with 100 per cent silica compounds for optimum balance between grip and longevity.
Michelin Pilot Power 3 is designed for roadsters and sports bikes. Primarily intended for road use (85 per cent), the new tyre can also deliver a good ride on the track as claimed by the manufacturer. Developed with a combination of 2CT and 2CT+ technology, it offers more stability when cornering, especially under strong acceleration. With the unique tread pattern design, Pilot Power 3 will provide best in class braking under wet conditions says Michelin.
The new tyre ranges go on sale across Michelin premium dealerships, Michelin Priority Partners, the Tyreplus network and Michelin retailers.