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Michelin ZX Tyres: Safer In All Weathers

Michelin ZX Tyres

  • The Michelin ZX is a 1968 continuation of the famous Michelin X, the first radial tyre.
  • Improved tread and carcass design reduce fuel consumption.
  • These are S-rated tyres capable of speeds up to 113mph.
  • Designed for comfort with a flexible side wall.
  • The ZX has lots of sipes to move water and provide plenty of grip.

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Michelin ZX Tyres

The Michelin ZX carcass’s casing plies are laid radially across the tread, providing a comfortable, supple ride, while remaining cool at extended cruising speeds. The multisiped tread of the ZX ensures predictable handling characteristics for safe cornering in all weather.

The 135 SR 15 Michelin ZX is the perfect car for a Citroen Ami, Renault Dauphine, Ondine, Renault 4CV, R8, R10, Floride & Renault Caravelle.

ZX Ami

Citroen Ami 6

ZX on dauphine

Renault Dauphine

The ZX Michelin is also made in 6.40/7.00 SR 13 ZX, which is very much a Mercedes tyre. there is nothing else really that is so well suited to early 180, 190 & 200 cars.

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Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

  • Strong grip for good road handling.
  • Reduced fuel consumption compared to the predecessor.
  • Flexible sidewall for comfortable ride.

The Michelin ZX is a vintage tyre which was first introduced onto the market in 1968. The tyre was an enhancement on the Michelin X, using more sipes and a flexible sidewall for improved ride comfort.

Michelin's ZX is still available in several sizes and provides classic cars with an authentic look, as well as a good performance.

ZX Michelin

ZX Michelin

Michelin ZX FAQ

Q: When did Michelin start making the ZX?

Michelin developed the ZX in 1968 as a development of the first radial tyre the Michelin X

Q: What speed rating are the Michelin ZX tyres?

The range of Michelin Collection tyres only has a few ZX tyres in the range, all of which get the S speed rating of 112mph.

Q: What tyre would you fit on a Mercedes 190 SL?

The 6.40/7.00SR13 Michelin ZX is the perfect tyre for Mercedes 190SL, 190D and the 190C, W121 and W110 chassis between 1955 and 1965

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