Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Tyre Overview
A subsidiary of Pirelli S.p.A., Metzeler is a well-known German tyre brand dedicated to the manufacturing of premium motorcycle tyres. The Milan, Italy headquartered tyre giant has been delivering quality performance tyres to enthusiastic motorcycle riders since more than 100 years. Metzeler, which employs numerous patented technologies, comprise of tyres for every motorcycle segment right from touring, cruising, racing and sport to adventure, off-road and heavy tourers. In India, the racing and sports category has been a favourite among performance bike fanatics. The most popular in this segment is Metzeler Sportec M7 RR bike tyre. The high-performance tyre, also the recipient of many international awards, is made available in varied sizes for both front as well as rear wheels.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Motorcycle Tyre Compound
The German-engineered tyre sees latest dual-compound, Interact technology that carries high silica compounds. With the combination of 100 percent silica compound and a special tread pattern, the Sportec M7 RR serves any sporty riding style irrespective of weather conditions. The wide rear tyre is endowed with dual-compound setting comprising of a 40%:20%:40% ratio. For high-speed stability, there is a high silica central stripe (20%), while the side shoulder stripes (40%-40%) with full silica compound offer brilliant chemical grip on the wet surface.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Motorcycle Tyre Construction
The Metzeler M7 RR gets a robust tubeless radial construction. The tread pattern construction is derived from the Metzeler’s road racing DNA featuring high strength yet adaptable structures. Moreover, the use of 100 percent silica compounds merged with a special tread pattern packs Sportec M7 RR with extraordinary road capabilities. The wide and deep grooves supply with excellent water dispersion alongside better tread stability, endurance and traction under any setup.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Motorcycle Tyre Performance
In terms of performance, Metzeler M7 RR surpasses nearly every tyre in the segment. Since it is a comprehensive tyre that sees no wet or dry conditions but performance, it can be easily tagged as the true companion of sports bike riders. With its amazing traction, the Metzeler M7 RR tyre offers exceptional sporty handling alongside better braking and predictability in any weather condition, courtesy, full-silica compound and excellent chemical grip. The tread pattern gets variable depth which increases lateral ‘push’ on dry surfaces resulting in better and confident lean angles. Moreover, the unique wide-open groove design ensures effective water drainage, tread stability and longevity. Likewise, with its superior and agile handling, it suits any sporty riding style. On the wear front, with the use of unique material at the centre stripe and dual compound solution on sides, it seizes increased abrasion resistance.
Metzeler M7 Sportec RR Tyre Available Sizes
The Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Motorcycle tyre is available in the following tyre sizes:
|OFFERED SIZES||FRONT / REAR||TYRE TYPE||BUY NOW|
|120/70 ZR 17 M/C 58W||Front||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|110/70 ZR 17 M/C 54W||Front||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|190/50 ZR 17 M/C 73W||Rear||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|190/55 ZR 17 M/C 75W||Rear||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|180/55 ZR 17 M/C 73W||Rear||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|160/60 ZR 17 M/C 69W||Rear||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
|150/60 ZR 17 M/C 66W||Rear||Tubeless||BUY HERE|
Metzeler M7 Sportec RR Tyre Price
There are as many as five rear and two front tyre sizes made available by Metzeler. Due to no localization and imposition of import duty the prices for the Metzeler Sportec M7 RR motorcycle tyres are on the higher side. The Metzeler M7 opens at about Rs 7,000 for the front and goes up to nearly Rs 17,000 for the rear tyre.
*The prices mentioned are approximate values.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Tyre Fuel Efficiency
The segment at which the premium sports tyre Metzeler M7 is aimed at, usually does not look from fuel mileage from the tyre. However, still in terms of fuel efficiency, M7 is not a bad tyre either, and it gives out sensible efficiency.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Tyre Warranty
The standard warranty provided by Metzeler across the globe is four years.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Tyre Speed Rating
The Metzeler Sportec M7 RR bike tyre is offered in the rim sizes of 17-inch only for both front and rear. Alongside, the speed rating inscribed on all the M7 tyres is ‘W’, which notifies that it can be accelerated up to a top speed of 270 kmph with the prescribed maximum load.
Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Tyre Competitors
The Metzeler Sportec M7 RR bike tyre competes with the likes of MRF REVZ, Michelin Pilot Road 4, Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, Continental Conti Sport Attack 3 and others.
Metzeler M7 Sportec RR Tyre Motorcycle Compatibility
The Metzeler Sportec M7 RR is compatible with the following bikes:
|COMPANY NAME||MODEL NAME|
|Kawasaki||Ninja Super Sport|
|Aprilia||Caponord 1200 ABS|
|Aprilia||Mana 850 GT ABS|
|BMW||K 1300 S|
|BMW||K 1600 GTL|
The joy of pure sporty riding comes full circle with Metzeler Sportec M7 RR tyres. The M7 has been one of the most unbeatable tyres in the sports riding arena across the globe. Alongside, enjoys reasonable success in India too among the sports biking fraternity. Besides impressing on the paper with its specs, it actually showcases sheer performance on the tarmac. The infusion of the unique and special compound on the sides does help a lot, with respect to stick, on high lean angles. In addition to grip under dry conditions, it performs equally well under wet and slippery setup. Developed keeping in mind passionate riders, the tyre does bangs on the expectations and provides loads of confident while cornering at high speeds. The only concern comes in the form of price tag which seems on the higher side. However, when it comes to ultimate road racing experience the price doesn’t bother the downright aficionados.