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MaxContact™ MC6

ContiMaxContact MC6_Product

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MaxContact™ MC6

MAX benefits for your car.

Quickfacts

  • Maximum Safety by offering confident braking in wet and dry conditions.

  • Maximum Confidence thanks to sporty handling and direct feedback from the road.
  • Maximum Value from the perfect combination of good mileage and low noise.

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Technical details

Multiple features guarantee outstanding performance.

Dedicated areas on MaxContact™ MC6's tread design deliver high levels of performance from the tyre. These features cover all four directional forces that are applied to the tyre tread. 

  • Stabiliser Bars

Fix and stabilise the outside shoulder blocks and the longitudinal rib to form one stable unit, for enhanced handling and cornering grip. Depending on the dimension, there are about 50 stabiliser bars positioned around the tyre's circumference. 

  • Asymmetric Rib Geometry

The supporting angles of the rib-shoulders prevent slanting of the ribs under heavy cornering manoeuvres and sharp changes of steering direction, thus ensuring an enhanced cornering response.

  •  Longitudinal Chamfered Edges

Prevent the rolling-in-effect of the ribs in the lateral direction for maximum contact area to achieve enhanced cornering grip and stability.

  • Chevron Grip Elements

Performance designed Chevron Grip Elements allow even pressure distribution during cornering even on the inside tyre of the vehicle resulting in enhanced grip, better wet braking and handling.

  • Stable Rib Structure 

To achieve faster dry braking and efficient traction for acceleration, these longitudinal ribs are engineered to avoid block distortion by transferring circumferential forces efficiently to the road. 

  • Noise Breaker 2.0

Breaks down the noise waves which flow through the grooves to ensure a comfortable low noise ride.

ContiMaxContact MC6_Multifuncitonal Tread

Delivers high levels of grip when needed most.

The special adhesive polymers within the MaxContact™ MC6 compound are specifically designed to accomplish the extreme high grip requirements of the driver. 

Continental is a technology leader in compounding. For MC6 we took all levels of traction into account to reach maximum grip under all conditions. 

  • Mechanical Interlocking

Acts on a mm-scale (millimeter), assures primary contact to the road and interlocks the tread of the tyre to the road's surface on a mechanical level.

  • Hysteresis

Acts on a µm-scale, generated by the deformation of visco-elastic materials on a micro level due to surface roughness or stick / slip movements of the tyre while driving. 

  •  Adhesion

​Acts on a nanometre-scale, superior adhesion to the road surface created by molecular forces - based on the 'Van-der-Waals-Forces" - which bonds the polymers to the road surface on a nanometre level. 

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Reduce tyre flexing to bring handling and high-speed stability to the next level.

The stiffness of the Xtreme-Force ply material of MaxContact™ MC6 reduces tyre flexing during hard cornering and at high speed driving providing maximum control and better handling. 

At lower speeds or less sporty driving, less force are applied to the tyres. In such cases, the Xtreme-Force ply material is still flexible enough to ensure a comfortable ride in the comfort zone area, while a standard tyre would be not that flexible. 

In the sporty zone, the Xtreme-Forece ply material allows the MaxContact MC6 to be more rigid, which provides direct feedback to the driver. A conventional ply material would be flexing much more resulting in reduced feedback in cornering and steering at high speeds. 

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Product range

17"
Tyre size Radial Rim diameter in inches Load/Speed-Index Extra Load Rim protection Remarks (OE)
205/40 R 17 84W XL
205/45 R 17 88W XL
205/50 R 17 93W XL
215/45 R 17 91W XL
215/50 R 17 95W XL
215/55 R 17 94W XL
225/45 R 17 94W XL
225/50 R 17 98W XL
225/55 R 17 101W XL
235/45 R 17 97W XL
245/40 R 17 95W XL
245/45 R 17 99W XL

* Please consult your local Continental stockist for pricing and availability in Australia

18"
Tyre size Radial Rim diameter in inches Load/Speed-Index Extra Load Rim protection Remarks (OE)
215/45 R 18 93W XL
225/40 R 18 92Y XL
225/45 R 18 95Y XL
225/50 R 18 95W
235/40 R 18 95Y XL
235/45 R 18 98Y XL
235/50 R 18 101W XL
235/55 R 18 104Y XL
245/40 R 18 97Y XL
245/45 R 18 100Y XL

* Please consult your local Continental stockist for pricing and availability in Australia

19"
Tyre size Radial Rim diameter in inches Load/Speed-Index Extra Load Rim protection Remarks (OE)
245/35 R 19 93Y XL
245/40 R 19 98Y XL
245/40 R 19 98y

* Please consult your local Continental stockist for pricing and availability in Australia

20"
Tyre size Radial Rim diameter in inches Load/Speed-Index Extra Load Rim protection Remarks (OE)
245/35 R 20 95Y XL
255/35 R 20 97Y XL
275/35 R 20 102Y XL

* Please consult your local Continental stockist for pricing and availability in Australia