Product description & features
The Michelin Energy Saver + was designed to boost the fuel efficiency of the Energy Saver range, plus in internal tests was found to save up to 60 litres of fuel compared to its predecessor.
Michelin managed this with their unique patented Eco ‘N’ Grip technology – which consists of a special tread compound that reduces the amount of heat that builds up when a tyre is in motion.
The Energy Saver + has a 10% larger footprint than the previous tyre in the range, creating more contact with the surface of the road plus providing you with a powerful grip.
Michelin have also constructed this tyre with a special under-tread layer, containing polymers with a extremely low resistance to the effects of rolling. This means that the Energy Saver + is less affected by the force placed on the car by the surface of the road.
What are summer tyres?
Summer tyres are specifically designed for warm weather conditions, particularly during the summer season. This type of tyre performs best when in seasons with warmer temperatures - above 7°C.
How does a summer tyre perform better in summer?
The technologies and tread patterns used in a summer tyre mean the tyres have high-quality features that are of benefit to driving in warm conditions. They typically use a softer rubber compound – designed for good grip and traction when driving on dry and wet roads.
Can you use summer tyres in winter?
Whilst summer tyres still offer adequate performances in wet and cooler conditions, it is recommended that you change. The tread design and technologies that are featured in summer tyres can harden in colder temperatures, resulting in reduced flexibility and decreased traction on snow and ice.