Michelin off-road soft-soil tire

Tires and wheels | January 23, 2012

With lower ground contact pressure, the next generation of the Michelin XZL2 tire is designed for heavy-duty trucks that work mostly off-road in soft-soil conditions such as sand and snow. The tread pattern has been redesigned for speed and improved tread life over a wide range of terrains, the company says. The tire is available in size 395/85R20.

Michelin

www.michelintruck.com

(800) 847-3435

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