Michelin XWX | 215/70VR14

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Michelin XWX | Michelin XWX Tires

The only radial tire which could be fitted on the fastest cars in the world in the 1970s, the Michelin XWX gives these high speed vehicles outstanding road holding ability and remarkable grip. Michelin XWX tires featured construction designed to reach an incredible 186 mph top speed. The special features of the XWX result in remarkable performance, combining speed, driving pleasure and safety. The original design of its internal construction, together with its flexible carcass give exceptional comfort when traveling at very high speeds. Being a VR category tire, the XWX can be used at speeds in excess of 210 kph (131 mph) ; with a maximum speed of 270 kph (155 to 186 mph). At the end of the 1960s, Germany and Italy were the leaders in the European motorway development program and were also the main producers of cars which could reach speeds in excess of 200 km/h, (124 mph). The wide asphalt strips and the absence of speed limits offered a privileged few the opportunity to make full use of the performance of these "super-cars" at speeds which would be unthinkable today. The Lamborghini Miura (1966), Ferrari 365 (1965), Maserati Ghilbi (1966) ; de Tomaso Pantera (1970) and Porsche 911 Carrera RS (1972) were the undisputed stars, but the large German saloons like the Mercedes 300 SE 6,31 (1968) and BMW 3.0 SI (1971) also made a strong impression. The French were also in the high speed game with the Citroën SM (1970) as were the British with the legendary Jaguar V12 E-Type (1970) and Aston Martin DBS (1967).
SPECIFICATIONS
SKU 555773
Brand Michelin
Product Size 215/70VR14
Sidewall Style Blackwall
Rim Diameter 14
Width Radial 215 mm
Section Width (Actual) 8.80
Overall Diameter 26.40
Load Index 92
Recommended Rim Width 5.50 - 7.50
Tube Type or Tubeless Tubeless
Tire Construction Radial
Michelin XWX | 215/70VR14
Michelin XWX | 215/70VR14 Michelin XWX | 215/70VR14 Michelin XWX Tires

Product Questions & Answers

 
Question:
When I input my car Mercedes 450SEL6.9 it comes up with Michelin XWX 215/70/14 which is correct but the load index is only 92 whereas my Tire Plate requires 97. Do you have an XWX in this rating?
By Your Name (optional) on March 31, 2018
Answer:

I am afraid that Michelin does not make this tire in another load capacity rating. We do not have a source for a 215/70R14 with a 97 load index. However, we wish you good luck with your search.

Coker Tire Support on April 02, 2018
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Question:
I have a 1972 camaro ss and I want to put the best match tire set of Michelin American Classic radial tires for my classic car. I want the widest rear set possible. Please send me the options available for my desires.
By Steve on September 20, 2016
Answer:

We need more information in order to assist you. Please contact us at 1-800-251-6336, or support@coker.com for further assistance.

Coker Tire Support on September 21, 2016
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