Maxxis Tyres' innovative T Razr tyre bags global design award

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 13 May 2020


Maxxis Tyres, the world’s largest two-wheeler tyre manufacturer and the ninth largest tyre company has bagged an award for its. T Razr Transformative Tyre. Maxxis says the T Razr tyre has become the winner of the design accolade ‘A’ Design Award & Competition’ in the Best Automotive Accessories and Car Care Products Design category.

A' Design Award is said to be one of the leading recognition for excellent and original design work from across the globe. The award is claimed to be the highest achievement in design, a source of inspiration for award-winning designers, artists, architects, brands and design agencies.

The T Razr tyre was conceptualised in 2018 in Taiwan, this 656mm x 240mm x 656mm tyre is developed for actively detecting different driving conditions and providing active signals to transform the contact area of the tyre to improve traction performance. The sport mode is designed for providing extra control ability on the tyres for the drivers to cope with unexpected road conditions whereas the charging function providing electricity the tyres need for transforming.

Commenting on this achievement, Jason Hong, R&D manager, Maxxis Tyres said, “It’s a matter of immense pride for the entire Maxxis family. This feat highlights Maxxis strong leadership and excellence in producing world-class, globally acclaimed tyres. T Razr is developed for active driving conditions and providing signals to transform the contact area of the tyres. T Razr not only provides extra control ability to cope with unexpected road conditions but also enhances the traction performance, which also guarantees the car with more stable handling while accelerating, decelerating, braking, and cornering. On the other hand, it also improves the strength of battery by restoring the power generated in driving. The award inspires us to further innovate to produce the world’s most enduring and smart tyres.”

As one of the participants of the A' Design Award and Competition, Maxxis says it outperformed many competitors by utilising its innovative design. Maxxis says this is in addition to the honour it got in Italy with the 2020 Silver A' Design Award.