The Michelin Latitude Sport tire is a reinforced sporty summer tire developed and designed to deliver exceptional dry and wet road traction, handling and cornering for high performance Crossover and Sport Utility Vehicles ( such as Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg). This tire is structured with two high-tensile, steel cord belts improved by aramid/nylon hybrid filaments to provide enhanced ride quality and durability even at high speed while it resist the tire distortion. Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 Max Performance Summer tires and Latitude Sport tires shares the asymmetric tread pattern and dual tread compounds for passenger cars. Along with its hybrid silica/carbon black compound that improved dry traction and high-silica compound to enhanced wet traction, Its Large outboard shoulder blocks and center ribs helps to improve steering response and stability especially while cornering. As with all summer tires, it is not designed to be driven in snow, ice or near freezing temperatures.