The all-position Michelin X Incity Z tire delivers improved mileage and durability specially engineered for the challenges of urban conditions. Delivering excellent tread life and strong protection against shocks and curb scrub, this radial features an extra-thick sidewall and full-width elastic protector ply. Alongside an extended metallic chafer and optimized bead architecture that dissipates heat and improves bead durability, the X Incity Z delivers improved casing protection and casing fatigue resistance. Its scrub resistant compound and wear-resistant tread pattern is optimized for the reduction of irregular wear in urban bus conditions. Interlocking sipes with zig-zag walls – providing thousands of biting edges for traction.