Michelin TRX | 210/55VR390




These tires have remarkable grip thanks to the ideal distribution of pressure in the contact patch, and excellent comfort due to increased useful flexing zone. TRX tires are built in the authentic molds and are available in many sizes for European and US autos. Quantities are limited and current stock on hand may be available, but future production is not guaranteed. The invention of the TRX tires by Michelin in 1975 permitted a more even distribution of tension in the whole tire casing, which is where the name of TR standing for "Tension Repartie" ("distributed tension") comes from. The Michelin TRX won renown in Formula 1 racing with Renault and Prost and in the world rally championship on the Audi Quattro, 205 Turbo 16 and R5 Turbo. For the first time, the tire and its rim complemented one another perfectly, working as a single unit. The rim underwent a fundamental transformation, the essential characteristic of which was a flatter, lower flange. This new design of the rim and tire bead resulted in a gradual curvature of the casing, without the "S" shaped flexing inherent in traditional designs. Thanks to this innovative construction, the TRX tire offers better directional stability and makes a great contribution to the active safety of the vehicle, thanks to its exceptional handling close to the limit, especially when cornering.
SKU 631946
Brand Michelin
Product Size 210/55VR390
Tire Construction Radial
Sidewall Style Blackwall
Width Radial 210 mm
Radial Aspect Ratio 55
Rim Diameter 390mm
Overall Diameter (in) 24.5
Section Width (in) 8.25
Speed Rating V
Load Index 91
Michelin TRX | 210/55VR390
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Can this be mounted on a metric 165 TR 390 wheel on my 1985 BMW 735i?
By Al Rouce on February 04, 2017

Our specs indicate the 200/60VR390 size was original on 1985 735 models.

Coker Tire Support on February 06, 2017
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