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Michelin launches new range of superbike radial tyres in India

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016,15:36 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Leading tyre manufacturer Michelin today launched two new tyre ranges for superbikes in India. Pilot Road 4 and Pilot Power 3 tyres are designed for high-performance for the 600cc and above superbikes, Michelin said in a statement.

These two new tyre ranges will cover a broad range of super-sport motorcycle models for both road and track usage and will be available to equip motorbikes already on the road such as Kawasaki, Ducati, Aprilia, Benelli, Yamaha, Hyosung, Honda, it added.

Industry analysts predict the Indian superbike market of 500cc and above, which has been growing at has been growing 40-50 per cent, year on year, to more than double in the next five years, Michelin Commercial Director, Two Wheels, Michelin Asia, Africa and Middle East, Pradeep G Thampy said.

This makes it an exciting time for the performance motorcycle market in India, he added. Today, our motorcycle 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, Thampy said. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin is present in 170 countries and has 1,12,300 employees and operates 68 production plants in 17 countries.

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