Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV Launched in Malaysia.

Kuala Lumpur, 25th July 2019 – Michelin has recently unveiled the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV for high performance, premium Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV). The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV is developed for excellent longevity, remarkable braking performance, dynamic handling and a comfortable driving experience.

Managing Director of Michelin Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei, Mr. Pascal Nouvellon said, “The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV completes our well-established Pilot Sport family with the latest motorsport technologies and intelligent enhancements to provide unlimited driving pleasure in total safety. The new tyres feature an improved tread pattern and a new tyre compound for better grip and wet braking – staying true to the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV tagline, “Out there, you are always in control.”

Developed with a new compound that incorporates innovative functional elastomers and thin silica, the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV places first in a wet handling test held against other premium tyre brands. It took up to 5.06 seconds faster to complete the 1,050 metres track than its competitors*. The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV also places first in dry braking with a recorded distance of up to 2.7 metres shorter than competitors**.

On wet roads, it brakes up to 4.9 metres shorter when new and up to 8.5 metres shorter when worn, against competitors**.  The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV sports a new asymmetrical groove design that rigidifies the tread pattern and provides excellent grip during dynamic cornering. A hybrid belt made of aramid and nylon also provides dynamic steering responsiveness and driving precision with the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV.



Offering excellent longevity of up to 13,000 kilometres more than other premium tyre brands***, the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV boasts an intelligent design that incorporates rigid tread blocks and a high-density double casing ply for increased robustness against road shock damages – giving the driver confidence and safety on the road.

“We gave the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV a premium touch design of 91% elegant black finishing to equip the SUV with a sporty appeal. The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV is also optimized for superior riding comfort and minimal noise to provide our customers with an enhanced driving pleasure like no other,” said Pascal.

The new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV is now available at Tyreplus and all Michelin authorised dealers across the nation in 39 sizes, for rims of 17- to 23-inch diameters. Rim protectors are also available on all dimensions. For more information, please visit www.michelin.com.my