Michelin XAS | 180HR15

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Michelin XAS | Michelin XAS Tires

The XAS is a high quality Michelin radial for many popular European applications requiring a 13-15 inch radial tire and authentic styling. These radial tires feature Michelin's XAS tread pattern and an H speed rating. From its launch in 1965, the Michelin XAS remained the reference tire until the end of the seventies. The first tire with an asymmetrical tread pattern, the inside and outside of Michelin XAS tires work differently to give the car a good balance. Michelin made progress by differentiating the many elements that form the tire, leading to the creation of the XAS. The XAS was constructed taking into account the different kinds of work done by the shoulders, sidewalls and different parts of the crown, depending on whether they are on the inside or outside relative to the car. Just like a person’s foot is asymmetrical, the inside and outside of a tire work differently to give the car good balance and sure handling. This major advance allows the XAS tire to give remarkable stability,
 exceptional road holding ability and exceptional levels of grip in all conditions.
 The first production tire designed to run at 210km/h, (131mph), its exceptional performance led to the XAS being used in racing in Formula France in 1968, circuit racing, rallies and hill climbs.

SPECIFICATIONS
SKU 57984
Brand Michelin
Sidewall Style Blackwall
Width Radial 180 mm
Radial Aspect Ratio 80
Rim Diameter 15
Product Size 180HR15
Section Width (Actual) 6.90
Overall Diameter 26.80
Load Index 89
Recommended Rim Width 5.00 - 6.50
Tube Type or Tubeless Tube Type
Tire Construction Radial
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Please Note

  • Tire mounted on wheel for demonstration purposes only. Wheel and other accessories are not included.

Product Questions & Answers

 
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Question:
I guess you recommend the 185/195R15 tube for the Michelin 180 HR15 tires, even though they are larger? I have an Austin Healey 3000.
By Allen K Miller on August 17, 2018
Answer:

Yes, that is correct. Tubes have a variable nature, and we have found that this size works best for the 180HR15.

Coker Tire Support on August 17, 2018
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