The second compound to be released this year from Carbotech. It is a step up from the highly successful XP12 compound. The XP16 leads the highly touted XP series line of compounds from Carbotech. With an extremely, and we mean extremely high initial bite, torque and fade resistance than compound XP12. XP16 is a world leading friction compound that is unmatched as a Ceramic racing compound, with a temperature range of 250°F to 2000°F+. Carbotech XP16 still has outstanding release and modulation that has made all other Carbotech compounds so successful.
The XP16 is the most rotor aggressive compound Carbotech makes, but compared to it’s competition the XP16 is still very rotor friendly and contains 100% non-corrosive dust.
XP16 is recommended only for expert/very advanced drivers. XP16 is found to be most affective on race cars weighing 3,000lbs or more using R-Compound tires only. Ideal for sprint use only in classes such as T1, T2, H1, GT1, GT2, GT3, GT, GS, DP, P1, P2, etc… Not recommended for use as a daily driven street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.