165 SR 15 Michelin XZX Whitewall

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165 R 15 White Wall Beatle Tyres.


165 R 15 is also a very popular VW Beetle tyre, many VW Beetle owners are looking for 165 R 15 White Wall tyres for their Bug. Michelin make the perfect tyre in their 165 R 15 XZX white wall. The white wall height is 70mm. Our view is that the best tyres for a Beatle are 155R15 Michelin X for earlier cars, 165SR15 XZX for the majority of Beatles, and later 175/70VR15 Pirelli Cinturato CN36 was OE on some of the later 1303S models.

When selecting tyres for a classic car such as a VW Beetle, we are after different characteristics for a Beetle tyre to the tyres we might want for a sports car. The which Michelins XZX is absolutely perfect. With many of the white wall tyres manufactured we often are not very happy with the quality of the tyre. However what we have here is a proper 165 R 15 tyre, from one of the worlds best tyre manufacturers, with the perfect carcass and tyre design for a VW Beetle or saloon car of that period.


White Wall 165 R 15 Tyres


165 R 15 is a relatively popular tyre size, as many small sports cars such as Triumph TR4, TR5 & TR6, Volvo Amazon, MGC, Morgan +4, Porsche 356, 912, 914, 911 etc fit 165 R 15 Tyres. A view we strongly have at Longstone Classic Tyres is that European sports cars should not fit white wall tyres. We believe that the Michelin 165 R 15 XZX white wall is the perfect tyre for a VW Beatle, but not for these light weight rear wheel drive classic sports cars. We don't think you should fit a white wall, because these are European sports cars. But we also think that the white wall XZX is not the right carcass for a sports car. Michelin also make a 165HR15 XAS This is a tyre that is much more suited to chassis of a sports car and has a carcass that is better structured for side forces. Although the 165 R 15 Michelin XZX White Wall, are the best white wall tyres in the size. A sports car will handle better on a tyre carcass (such as XAS) designed and structured for a sports car.

The Overall Diameter of the 165 R 15 Michelin XZX is 646 mm, the width is 165 mm and 70mm whitewall. For more information on the 165 SR 15 Michelin XZX Whitewall please see below or call +44 (0) 1302 711 123.

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BRANDMichelin
TYPERadial
RIM DIAMETER15" / 381 mm
ACTUAL WIDTH165 mm / 6.4"
OVERALL DIAMETER INFLATED646 mm / 25.43"
ROLLING CIRCUMFERENCE1967 mm / 77.44"
WEIGHT OF TYRE7.5 kgs
LOAD INDEX86 = 530 kgs
SPEED RATINGS = 112 mph / 180 km/h
RECOMMENDED TUBESMichelin 15E13
TUBE OR TUBELESSTL (Tubeless)
RECOMMENDED RIM WIDTH4.0" 4.5" 5.5"
WHITEWALLYes
Whitewall Width70 mm
ALTERNATIVE SIZE DESCRIPTION165/80-15 , 165/80 -15 , 165/80 - 15 , 165 80 - 15 , 165-15 , 165 -15 , 165 - 15 , 165/80S15 , 165/80 S15 , 165/80 S 15 , 165 80 S 15 , 165S15 , 165 S15 , 165 S 15 , 165/80SR15 , 165/80 SR15 , 165/80 SR 15 , 165 80 SR 15 , 165SR15 , 165 SR15 , 165 SR 15 , 165/80R15 , 165/80 R15 , 165/80 R 15 , 165 80 R 15 , 165R15 , 165 R15 , 165 R 15 , 165/80X15 , 165/80 X15 , 165/80 X 15 , 165 80 X 15 , 165X15 , 165 X15 , 165 X 15 , 165/80 15 , 165/80 15 , 165/80 15 , 165 80 15 , 165 15 , 165 15 , 165 15 , 165/80*15 , 165/80 *15 , 165/80 * 15 , 165 80 * 15 , 165*15 , 165 *15 , 165 * 15
PRODUCT TYPESingle Tyre
Whitewall WidthN/A
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