Michelin launches ‘mileage-boosting’ X Coach Z

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Michelin has launched a new multi-position coach tyre that it says delivers a potential mileage improvement of up to 16% over its predecessor.

The Michelin X Coach Z is available now in the 295/80 R 22.5 dimension

The new 295/80 R 22.5 Michelin X Coach Z can be fitted on both steer and drive axles and carries both the M+S (Mud + Snow) and 3PMSF (Three Peak Mountain Snowflake) sidewall markings. [wlm_nonmember][…]

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Combining two technologies, Regenion and InfiniCoil, the new tyre is said to be suited for long-distance and regional coach operations.

The Michelin X Coach Z has a regenerating tread pattern. This comprises a tread design that changes as it wears, with grooves and water clearing channels opening up in the later stages of the tyre’s life.

The tyre structure has a 7.5 tonne load carrying capacity when fitted in single formation across the front steer axle.

The Michelin X Coach Z is available now in the 295/80 R 22.5 dimension and is suitable for regrooving and retreading.

Chris Smith, Michelin’s B2B Sales Director, says: “The X Coach Z is an amazingly versatile product that will maintain performance through all seasons. With its robust construction comes increased reliability and minimised downtime as well as reduced noise levels for drivers and passengers.”

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