Pirelli Tires Selected for 34 New Motorcycle Models

According to a press release that was published last month, Pirelli tires will be original equipment in 34 new motorcycle models to be released in 2020. The Italian brand remains to be a first choice for several motorcycle manufacturers who have continuously picked Pirelli over the years.

The 34 new motorcycle models will come from nine different manufacturers which include Ducati, Aprilia, Triumph, Tacita, MV Agusta, Kawasaki, Indian Motorcycle,  the electric Energica Motor Company, and Zero Motorcycles. The range comprises seven different tires that will be fitted on the new models.

The new Pirelli tires were on display at the last Milan expo (EICMA). The expo is dedicated to the world of motorcycles. The tire selection included the sports Diablo Rosso™ III, the Scorpion™ Trail II, the Supersports focused Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, Diablo Rosso™ Corsa II, the timeless Phantom™ Sportscomp, MT 60™ RS, and MT 60™.

The partnership between Pirelli and some of the motorcycle manufacturers spans several years. The tire maker is also growing as a preferred choice for electric motorcycles from companies such as Tacita, Zero Motorcycles, and Energica Motor Company.

Below is a list of the new motorcycle models and the tires chosen as original equipment.

Ducati

  • Ducati Streetfighter V4 / V4 S with Diablo Rosso™ Corsa II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 200/60 ZR17 rear
  • Panigale V2 with Diablo Rosso™ Corsa II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/60 ZR17 rear
  • Panigale V4 / V4 S with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 200/60 ZR17 rear
  • Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour with Scorpion™ Trail II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear
  • Diavel 1260 “Dark Stealth” / Diavel 1260 S “Ducati Red” with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 240/45 ZR17 rear
  • Monster 1200 S “Black on Black” with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear
  • Scrambler® Icon Dark with MT 60™ RS, 110/80 R18 front and 180/55 R17 rear

MV Agusta

  • RUSH 1000 with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 200/55 ZR17 rear
  • Brutale 1000 RR with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 200/55 ZR17 rear
  • Brutale 800 Rosso with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • Turismo Veloce 800 Rosso with Scorpion™ TRAIL II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear
  • Superveloce 800 / Superveloce 800 serie oro with Diablo Rosso™ Corsa II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear

Aprilia

  • RS 660 with Diablo Rosso™ Corsa II, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • Tuono V4 1100, in the new colours Sachsenring red and Magny-Cours grey, with Diablo™ ROSSO III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear
  • Tuono V4 1100 Factory with Diablo™ Supercorsa, 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear
  • RSV4 RR / RSV4 RR Factory with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 200/55 ZR17 rear

Triumph Motorcycles

  • Street Triple RS with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • Daytona Moto2™ 765 Limited Edition with Diablo™ Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • Bonneville Bud Ekins T120 and T100 Special Editions with Phantom™ Sportscomp, 100/90 – 18 front and 150/70 R17 rear

Energica Motor Company

  • Ego+ with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • Eva Ribelle with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rea
  • Eva EsseEsse9+ with Phantom™ Sportscomp, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear As for the Californian company Zero Motorcycles the following selections were made: SR/F with Diablo Rosso™ III, 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear
  • DSR Black Forest Edition with MT 60™, 110/90 19 front and 130/80 17 rear

Kawasaki

Kawasaki will release its new Z H2 model equipped with Diablo Rosso™ III tires. These will be of sizes 120/70 ZR17 front and 190/55 ZR17 rear.

Tacita

Tacita will equip its T-Cruise Urban and T-Cruise Turismo electric motorcycles with the Diablo Rosso™ III tires, These will be in the size 120/70 ZR17 front and 160/60 ZR17 rear.

 

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