DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Already recognized for enabling many of the top performing production cars in the world, Michelin is once again prominently featured on several high profile world premieres and other recently introduced automobiles during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The following automobiles will exclusively feature Michelin tires that were specifically designed and developed in partnership with their respective manufacturer:
- 2016 BMW X5M and 2016 BMW X6M – MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport (21-inch only)
- 2016 Cadillac ATS-V – MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport
- 2016 Cadillac CTS-V – MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport
- 2015 Corvette Z06 – MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport and MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2
- Ford GT – MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2
- 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang – MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport
- 2016 Shelby GT350R Mustang – MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2
"Michelin is proud of our collaboration as a preferred technology partner with many of the world's leading automakers, we have worked very closely with their engineering teams to design and develop tires that maximize the performance of these amazing vehicles," said Bob Carroll, vice president of North American sales for Michelin. "We like to say that we don't just sell tires, we sell technology that enables mobility. Every one of these projects was unique with the tires specifically tuned to the vehicle."
These vehicles join an impressive and growing list of automobiles exclusively fitted with Michelin tires including: the BMW M3 and M4, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Couple Black Series, Porsche 918 Spyder and 911 GT3R.
About Michelin North America
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,000 and operates 20 major manufacturing plants in 17 locations.