With the community of motorsport professionals and enthusiasts sharply rising in India, CEAT is optimistic about its new offering. The new range of tyres is called Gripp MX and it's specifically designed for motorsport. At the announcement of the launch at the Supercross League event held at Pune, CEAT claimed that these tyres have "superior grip characteristics and provide excellent handling" for dirt tracks and off-road purposes.
Riders around the world have worked with the company to help design the tyres for better performance on a racetrack. CEAT says that the rubber compound is specially formulated to ensure minimum cuts and chipping on the tread blocks, keeping riding comfort and grip intact during varying race conditions.
Prabhakar Tiwari, GM marketing, CEAT, said, We are mindful of the extreme nature of motorsports, hence we have designed these tyres with CEAT's trademark superior grip characteristics which will ensure the safety of riders while allowing them to extract the best performance from their bikes. The tyres are also designed to deliver high-speed stability to ensure our riders have the edge over competition."
People in India are increasingly engaging in motorsport and taking it up as a hobby or a profession. Many cities such as Chennai, Delhi and Pune now have active racetracks, allowing enthusiasts to pursue their passion.
The Gripp MX will soon be available with authorised CEAT dealers in two sizes - 2.75-18 (front) and 3.00-18 (rear) and will come at a tentative price ofRs 1,500 for the front and Rs 1,625 for the rear.CEAT claims that these 18-inch tyres should fit most Indian racing bikes.
|Pune, 12th December 2014: Leading Indian tyre manufacturer CEAT Tyre today, announced the launch of 'Gripp MX' range of tyres. The announcement took place on the eve of India's Biggest Supercross event, CEAT Pune Invitational Supercross League. The new range of tyres will target the ever-growing community of motosports professionals and enthusiasts in India and globally. Available in two different sizes, 2.75-18 and 3.00-18, 'Gripp MX' has superior grip characteristics with excellent handling property, which is perfect for dirt/off-road motosports. CEAT team closely worked with the riders across the globe to deliver a product that produces optimal performance on the race track. It's specially formulated rubber compound ensures bare minimum cuts and chipping on the tread blocks. It also ensures excellent riding comfort and grip through- out the varying ride conditions during the race. In recent times, there has been a marked rise in number of people taking to off-roading/ motosports as a profession and hobby. In India, many cities like Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Jaipur, Delhi, Nashik, Kolhapur, Bangalore and Nagpur boast of active racing tracks, which allows motosports professionals and enthusiasts to indulge actively in their passion. Commenting on the launch, Prabhakar Tiwari, GM Marketing said, "CEAT has always undertaken new development projects to bring cutting edge products for its customers. In line with this product development philosophy, we are happy to announce the launch of 'Gripp MX' range for motosports professionals and enthusiasts. We are mindful of extreme nature of motosports, hence we have designed these tyres with CEAT's trademark superior grip characteristics, which will ensure the safety of riders while allowing them to extract the best performance from their bikes. The tyres are also designed to deliver high-speed stability to ensure our riders have the edge over competition. " CEAT 'Gripp MX' will soon be available with authorized CEAT Shoppe dealers across the country.|