Dunlop SP Sport MAXX 050+ released in Middle East
Dunlop hosted a set of events in Dubai to launch its brand new tyre; the SP SPORT MAXX 050+. Held at the Dubai Autodrome, the event allowed attendees to discover the features of the tyre through a series of test drives involving dry handling, wet braking and more.
Successor of the Sports MAXX TT which is the flagship product of Dunlop, the MAXX 050+ is a premium tyre catering to high performance cars and CUVs. It’s a performance tyre with an asymmetric pattern designed for both wet and dry conditions and offering superior riding comfort.
Dry Handling on the MAXX 050+ has improved by 5%, dry braking by 3%, lateral hydroplaning by 4% and wet braking by 7% compared to MAXX TT. Also, high rigidity new tyre construction using more than two nylon reinforced layer is adopted to minimize tread profile expansion. It has an optimized silica content using 4D Nano-design, while adhesion to road surface has been improved by using a high silica compound, thereby improving wet performance.
Arriving in a big lineup of 63 sizes ranging from 16 inch to 22-inch rim size, the target cars for this tyre include various models of BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Porsche, Nissan, Aston Martin, Maserati and Lexus. Target CUVs include various models of BMW, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen, Infiniti, Land Rover and Volvo among others.