MNA Adds New Laredo AWT II
Michelin North America has introduced the Uniroyal Laredo AWT II, designed for on- and off-road applications. The all-terrain radial offers improved tread life and wet and dry handling compared to its predecessor, the Laredo AWT, with its advanced polymer tread compound, stress-optimised contact patch and DuraShield construction, MNA said.
The Laredo AWT II will be available after July 1 in 21 sizes, including 13 S-rated P-metric and eight Q-rated LT-metric models. Three sizes of the original AWT – 31X10.50R15 109, LT285/75R16 LRD 122/119 and P235/75R15XL 108 – will remain in the line until April 2009, MNA said.
The Uniroyal Laredo AWT II tyre will be available in sizes 30 X9.50R15 104Q, LT235/85R16 LRE 120/116Q, LT245/75R16 LRE 120/116Q, 33X12.50R15 108Q, LT265/75R16 LRE 123/120Q, LT235/75R15 LRC, P225/75R15 102S, P255/65R16 106S, P255/70R16 109S, P265/70R16 111S, P265/75R16 114S, P245/65R17 105S, P265/70R17 113S, P265/70R15 110S, P235/70R16 104S, P235/75R16 XL 109S, P245/70R16 106S and P245/75R16 109S. (Tire Review/Akron)