Michelin sport tires fitted on new Mercedes-AMG

Paris – Michelin’s specially-developed version of its Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires will be the sole track-focused OE fitment on the new Mercedes-AMG GT R sports car, the French tire-maker announced 13 Dec.

The “road-legal” tires have an optimised profile and asymmetric tread design, along with a new single rubber compound developed in motorsport series.

This combination, said Michelin, gives optimum balance between handling, grip and endurance on track – as specified by AMG’s engineers.

According to Michelin, the challenge was to design an ultra-high-performance tire that offered…

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