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  • Tire Tread Direction

  • (Directional) Michelin Primacy MXV4 (Symmetric) Michelin Pilot Super Sport (Asymmetric) One of the most common questions I receive about tire tread design has to do with asymmetric tires. Their tread design makes it look like the tires on one side of the vehicle are rotating in the wrong direction.

  • Tread Design Types and How They Differ

  • …smaller independent tread blocks to aid wet and winter traction when driving straight ahead. Firestone Precision Touring (Symmetric) Michelin Defender (Asymmetric) Directional Also known as an unidirectional design, these tires are designed to roll in one direction. Their tread design points one way…

  • Tread Patterns

  • …ExtremeContact DWS Directional (Unidirectional) Tread Patterns A directional tread pattern is designed to roll in only one direction. It incorporates lateral grooves on both sides of the tire’s centerline that point in the same direction and result in v-shaped tread blocks. These grooves…

  • Michelin Latitude Alpin LA2 265/45-20 Tire

  • …cold, wet,snow-covered and icy driving conditions, the Latitude Alpin LA2 blendsgood ride comfort, responsive handling and wintertimetraction.Latitude Alpin LA2 tires feature Michelin's HelioCompound 3G (3rd generation sunflower oil-enriched compound) molded intoa directional tread design ...

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