PARIS (July 14)—Groupe Michelin will supply its next-generation Pilot Sport tires for the Porsche 911 GT3 ultra-high-performance car. The tires, size 295/30ZR18 N2 for the rear and size 235/40ZR18 N2 for the front, feature an asymmetric, dual-compound tread design that reduces road noise. The outer half of the tread utilizes hybrid silica/carbon black compound for powerful cornering and traction, while the inner half of the tire tread has a high-silica compound for wet handling and high-speed durability, Michelin said in a release.
Michelin's new Pilot Sport original equipment on Porsche 911 GT3
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