Posted on January 06, 2017

Michelin to Feature New Ultra-High Performance Tire at NAIAS


Exhibit highlights Michelin’s genuine passion for exceptional drives, with international commissions by Singer Vehicle Design

DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2017 — Jean Dominique-Senard, Michelin’s global CEO will discuss the Company’s latest ultra-high performance tire in his first presentation at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m.

Michelin isampnet_photo_20141105_089413.jpg the exclusive tire sponsor of the show for the 29th consecutive year. Michelin’s exhibit will also feature two Porsche 911s restored and reimagined by Singer Vehicle Design of Los Angeles for international clients. The vehicles to be shown are the midnight-blue “Monaco” commission and the Rome-red “London” commission. Both restored 911s will be on public display for the first time, and include Ed Pink-developed 4.0-liter flat-six engines, carbon fiber bodywork, a host of bespoke features and tires from the Michelin Pilot® family of tires.

The North American International Auto Show begins with press previews on Jan. 9–10 and continues with industry days Jan. 11–12, then opens to the public Jan. 14–22.

About Singer Vehicle Design

Singer Vehicle Design (SVD) restores and modifies existing Porsche® automobiles for its customers all over the world. Singer does not manufacture or sell automobiles. SVD is not sponsored, associated, approved, endorsed nor, in any way, affiliated with Porsche Cars North America, Inc. or Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche, AG. The Porsche® name and crest are trademarks of Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG, and any other products mentioned are the trademarks of their respective holders. Any mention of trademarked names or other marks is for purpose of reference only.

The product of Singer’s painstaking effort is a Porsche 911® restored and reimagined by Singer. Out of respect for Porsche, and to respect Porsche’s trademark rights, this incredible machine should never under any circumstances be referred to or described as a “Singer,” “Singer 911,” “Singer Porsche 911” or a ''Porsche Singer 911,'' or in any other manner that suggests that it is anything but a Porsche 911®.


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Sean | January 6, 2017 @ 10:40AM
Pilot Sport 4 S?

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About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com