Metzeler's all-new Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ sport-touring motorcycle tire is now ready for the highways and mountain roads with several much appreciated advances including its Greek Pi (p) tread pattern, new contoured profiles and nano-scale compound solutions matched to a well-proven Interactâ„¢: Multi Zone Tension technology structure for performances from the first mile, at full-load and in all weather conditions. The combination of these features make Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ the perfect tire for modern Sport Touring needs, dedicated to riders making long-distance journeys and to devoted all-season sport riders with reliability and riding easiness to enjoy the distance, safely.
New generation of profile matched with new patented tread design provides easy handling and reduced push steering for maximum confidence in all maneuvers
Easy riding for maximum enjoyment
Metzeler's new Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ is yet another class-leading tire committed to riding enjoyment, that is, a tire with versatility of use, comfort and safety (especially under wet conditions) that permits you to focus on the ride. Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ provides increased riding enjoyment initially through a new generation CMT (Contour Modeling Technology) profile that reduces push steering force by 5% versus its predecessor, immediately elevating the overall handling capabilities and easiness of various bike setups. This was achieved through a reduced cap section height, resulting in a more rounded curvature design to improve handling and increased stability. Although the profile has measurably quicker steering transitions, an incredible safety feeling is still present through a predictable turn-in rate that adds confidence to challenging riding such as panic situations on the wet while braking or low-speed turns on mountain passes.
Additional elements of riding enjoyment like excellent handling, stability and reduced road noise are attained by mating this tire profile to the latest structural innovation: Interactâ„¢ multi zone tension technology, along with a functional tread pattern and temperature resistant compounds. A final footprint area 8% wider as compared to the Roadtec Z6 Interactâ„¢ is the outcome of a variation of steel belt tensions and a strategically placed tread pattern which optimisms pressures in the footprint area.
Everything about the new Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ has been designed to put the rider in control. It responds like an extension of the rider's instincts, creating an invigorating blend of precise riding feel and effortless handling.
Roadtec Z8 Interactâ„¢ is capable of making the ride easier in all conditions, no matter what bike: it allows the rider to enjoy the distance, safely.
New modern look: p design allows optimization of the elastic properties of the structure to obtain the best contact between tire and road in any condition
3 zone tension (Interactâ„¢ Technology) gives mileage on straight and grip in lean
New high silica compound with nano - particles increases performance and safety in all weather conditions
*Denotes O.E. Honda NC700