SKU: 1426

Pirelli - Diablo Rosso Corsa - Sports / Track Days

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Diablo Rosso Corsa

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Description

The Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires are the most versatile hypersport tire for road and track use. The profile and structure make it a reference point in the segment thanks to the excellent support ensured in inclination and rapid realignment coming out of bends. Made with the most modern EPT design technologies developed in the WSBK to ensure maximum grip.

Three zone compound on the rear tire offers the best performance in varying conditions (racetrack and road). The differentiated compounds between shoulders and center zone are engineered to give the Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires cornering performance on racetrack and long lasting durability on road. The center compound has a high mechanical resistance, while the high hysteresis shoulder compound gives steady grip response and incredible traction even at high lean angles. 

Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires offer a new way to measure tire performance: evaluating the ability to transfer the bike's power to the ground. Thanks to the use of data acquisition equipment normally used for Superbike applications, Pirelli was able to accurately measure the necessary parameters to calculate the power transferred to the ground by the bike and hence by the tires. The results showed that, coming out of the turn, at the moment the bike is at maximum acceleration, these tires are able to transfer at least an additional 10 HP to the ground in comparison to the other tires tested. The Diablo Rosso Corsa means faster acceleration coming out of turns, higher speeds in straight areas, and above all, faster lap times.

Recommended for

● Riders who wish to enjoy riding over a wide range from the racing track to the winding road.
● Riders who want sporty and high kinetic performance on dry roads.

Features

  • Three zone ultra high performance tires
  • Delivers track performance on and off the track
  • Positioning of grooves optimized for use on road and racetrack
  • Profiles and structures set the new benchmark of the segment ensuring high support while leaning and fast stand up while accelerating out of the corner
  • Pirelli patented EPT (Enhanced Patch Technology) optimizes the contact patch for the best grip on the road and on the track
  • By adopting Enhanced Patch Technology (EPT), DIABLO ROSSO Corsa ensures quick warm-up and a consistent hi-performance level lap after lap together with excellent performance recovery after stop & go
  • Pure racetrack performance combined with the comfort and predictability you expect from a high-performance street tire
  • World Superbike development technology improves structure and compounding
  • Continues with the aggressive Rosso tread design
  • W speed rating for speeds of 168+ mph

Pricing

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Tyre Sets

We have listed some common (front & rear) tyre sets above that you can select to get a small discount and combined shipping. If you do not see the set your after listed please contact us and we can arrange the combined discount for you over the phone.

Tyre Fitting

We offer a free fitting service at our service centre in Boronia, Melbourne. Tyres fitted for free must be paid for in store, not online.
To arrange free fitting please call our service centre on 03 9887 1655 to check tyre availability and to book a time to bring your bike / wheels in.

Fitting Centre
Dynoverks Motorcycle Engineering
Unit 2 / 62 Wadhurst Drive
Boronia, VIC
Aust 3155
Ph: 03 9887 1655

Shipping

We ship all our tyres via Couriers Please direct to your door. Please read carefully below to determine what your shipping costs will be. If you are unsure of this process or have any other questions such as current stock levels, feel free to contact us between 11am & 5pm Monday - Friday.

Free Shipping for all orders going to VIC, NSW, SA & ACT. Metro areas only.
Shipping to TAS, QLD, WA & NT is flat rate $35.00 Metro areas only.

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Role and Positioning

Pirelli's continuous development of radial competition tyres in WSBK, the know how acquired through an extensive experience in high performance segments and the cooperation with world class bike manufacturers, have made it possible for Pirelli to improve the performances of the well established Diablo Corsa III. This development has been focused and adapted to the latest generation of machinery, characterized by important technological features and electronic aids such as: ABS braking now available on a wide variety of litre bikes, dynamic traction control systems from Ducati and BMW, advanced electronic management systems, multi-setting suspensions, and racing-oriented slipper clutches.

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Structure and Profile

DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa tyre profiles are derived from WSBK racing experience, specifically engineered to deliver the optimal distribution of forces in the contact patch area. The footprint area is therefore enlarged and all available horsepower can be transmitted to the ground. Utilizing ICS (Ideal Contour Shaping) technology, an integration of the handcrafted care of Pirelli engineers with the support of sophisticated computer modeling systems, DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa profiles full support while leaning and great confidence in cornering exits at full throttle.

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Tread Pattern

DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa tread design is the adaptation of the innovative concepts arriving from the supersport reference tyre, the Diablo Rosso. The result is a stunning tyre with a captivating design and a 7% land/sea ratio, which means more rubber on the ground.

DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa tread design is characterized by: Patented concept of differentiating longitudinal grooves from side grooves in order to reduce total land/sea ratio without sacrificing water shedding capability.

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Tread groove wall angle (patented) ensures an equal water flow throughout the tyre's life
As the tyre wears the less severe incline angle of the groove walls maintains consistent performance by avoiding tread edge deformation, along with a variable groove width for constant water dispersal until the last kilometer.

Both front and rear patterns are designed with FGD (Functional groove design) technology offering racetrack performance (closer to a racing Slick) and greater control on wet surfaces. 
In wet conditions, the front tyre disperses the water by cutting through and allowing the rear tyre to provide adequate grip. On the rear tyre, grooves are located exactly where needed for an optimal balance between drainage and warm-up time:

- 100% slick-like area at maximum lean to allow WSBK level grip

- Transversal grooves between the rear tyre’s central and shoulder sections to quickly disperse residual water, ensuring maximum grip throughout wet corners

- Central rib guarantees more rubber on the ground for traction and straight line stability

Compound

Among the new solutions developed for DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa, compounds play a primary role.

FRONT
Based on latest feedback from WSBK Riders, the front tyre compound guarantees maximum support under heavy braking and corner exit.
This concept of 'high grip with high stiffness' was maintained by combining compounding tools (dedicated reinforced carbon black and resins) which increase tread life and wet safety. The result of this development is a compound with both a racing and street soul

REAR
III zone compound on rear represents the ideal way to offer the best performance where required in very different conditions (racetrack and road).

The differentiated compounds between shoulders and centre zone are the winning solutions engineered to give to DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa racing performance on racetrack and long lasting durability on road.
Strong mileage is guaranteed by materials with high mechanical resistance in the central zone, while the high hysteresis shoulder compound gives steady grip response and incredible traction even at high lean angle.
In the central zone the compound is derived from Diablo Rosso experience, but even sportier; Pirelli engineers have inserted special resins and plasticisers optimised in terms of chemical properties and quantity to ensure the best balance between dry and wet grip. Furthermore the compound mixture is cured with a dedicated process to increase wear resistance, thus mileage.
The wide shoulders adopt a new softer compound developed and used in the WSBK arena. The 100% Carbon black compound is less rigid especially at mid-low temperature allowing for a very quick warm up, and reducing the difference in temperature versus crown area for a very linear transition from one compound to the other. DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa shoulder compound adopts the same WSBK resins as the Supercorsa specifically tuned for very high temperature and high levels of stress, which are typical requirements of the racetrack.

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Benefits

Road Grip
Thanks to the latest generation Supersport compound, DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa delivers grip in a wide range of temperatures and applications under typical street-riding conditions.

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Racetrack Grip
Thanks to the WSBK driven compound on the shoulders, grip is also guaranteed in severe track-riding conditions at high lean angles for impressive power transmission to the ground.

Street Handling
The adoption of Ideal Contour Shaping (ICS) technology guarantees a quick and reactive ride, a reassuring contact feeling and precision cornering.

Racetrack Handling
DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa ensures high capability to bear all stresses with maximum confidence even in quick direction change.

Economy on road
New reinforcement chemicals and a new a curing system allow DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa to preserve performance characteristics (drainage, stability and grip) throughout lifetime.

On Track Consistency
By adopting Enhanced Patch Technology (EPT), DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa ensures quick warm-up and a consistent hi-performance level lap after lap together with excellent performance recovery after stop&go.

Wet behavior
Thanks to Functional Groove Design (FGD), DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa provides best-in-class wet performance for “peace of mind“ riding in critical conditions.

More Power to the Ground

Motorcycle fans already know that the engine's power is never the same as the power actually used by the motorcycle, due to various other elements that dissipate energy, like the transmission.
It's for this reason, and to provide a true indication of the bike's performance, that the power available to the wheels is always measured.
Between the power available to the wheel and the power actually delivered to the ground, the important role of the tyre must be considered. In particular, it's important to consider the tyre's ability to transfer power and to avoid slipping and sliding.

DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa offers a new way to measure tyre performance: evaluating the ability to transfer the bike's power to the ground and expressing this as horsepower available on the ground.

In fact, Pirelli's new motorcycle tyre is the first to have undergone severe tests to measure the actual power discharged on the ground by the bike as it comes out of a turn.
The tests were carried out using one of the most popular super sports bikes in the world, the Honda CBR 1000RR. The bike was tested in its standard configuration, with normal factory suspension and set-up, and with the tyres inflated to street use pressure, as recommended by the Japanese manufacturer. Tyre measurements were those recommended by the manufacturer: Front tyre 120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W) TL; Rear tyre 190/50 ZR17 M/C (73W) TL.

Pirelli tested the performance of the new DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa on its experimental test course in Syracuse, which is normally used to develop high performance radial tyres.
With the track's very fast, long curves, the bike's response as it exits turns can be evaluated at the precise moment of acceleration when increased power is transferred to the wheels.

The tests compared DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa with several other tyres in the same category: Diablo Corsa III, Diablo Rosso, Dunlop Qualifier RR, Michelin Power Pure, Bridgestone BT 016 and Metzeler Sportec M5.

Thanks to the use of data acquisition equipment normally used for Superbike applications, Pirelli was able to measure the necessary parameters accurately to calculate the power transferred to the ground by the bike and hence by the tyres.

Starting from a pure scientific standpoint, these parameters included: acceleration (both lateral and longitudinal), vehicle weight, instantaneous speed, and curve angle.
Measurements focused on the moment the bike exited the peak of the turn, when the throttle was opened ? in other words, the exact moment when the driver needed the maximum power available on the ground in order to obtain maximum acceleration. In this way, Pirelli's Research & Development staff were able to measure the power in horsepower (HP) that the bike was able to discharge on the ground, instant by instant, centimetre by centimetre, throughout the various turns on the Sicilian track.

The results showed that, coming out of the turn, at the moment the bike is at maximum acceleration, DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa is able to transfer at least an additional 10 HP to the ground in comparison to the other tyres tested.

The increased power transferred from the bike to the ground thanks to the new DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa means faster acceleration coming out of turns, higher speeds in straight areas, and above all, faster lap times.

The new DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa is able to offer this type of performance thanks to its innovative features including the three different compound areas on the rear area that make it possible to use WSBK solutions on the shoulder which offer excellent grip, and the Enhanced Patch Technology that increases the area of contact between the tyre and the road, making it easier to discharge the bike's power to the ground.

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Specifications

SKU 1426
Brand Pirelli
Shipping Weight 0.3000kg
Shipping Width 0.370m
Shipping Height 0.300m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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