Michelin Latitude Tour HP tyre tests:
in size 215/65 R16;
Information on the tyre:
Michelin Latitude Tour HP are premium rated summer tyres. The product is designed for 4x4 vehicles, mainly SUVs and forms one of the developmental segments for the company in the area of tyres for off-road and 4x4 vehicles. Due to its extended lifespan and improved driving comfort, this particular tyre is fitted as standard by automotive brands such as Land Rover or BMW.
The innovative “Terrain-proof” technology was employed for the first time in the development of these tyres. Thanks to expertise acquired from the industrial sector, these new tyres and their innovative compound has a considerably increased resistance to mechanical damage wear. Compared to other products in this segment, these tyres can be used for a whole season longer than other tyres. The tread is also equipped with the special “StabiliGrip” technology, using e.g., three-dimensional, bi-directional sipes (BDS) and the very interesting Variable Geometry system. Both systems help to improve the safety and comfort while driving. Additionally, you can count on grip improvement and the tyres’ increased resistance to higher loads which is very important in the case of 4x4 vehicles.
The circumferential channels with transverse grooves, a fresh introduction to the tread pattern, reduce the risk of dangerous aquaplaning. By investing in these tyres, you may additionally enjoy a lower degree of noise generated while driving, as well as improved travelling comfort. The different sizes of these tyres, available on the market, can also be equipped with additional reinforcement or the Run Flat system. Although it is a product intended for on-road use, it will perform equally well off-road.