Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

Press Release | January 21, 2020

Pirelli and Diablo™ Supercorsa SP are with Ducati at the international launch of the new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4.

Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

This is a press release from Pirelli…

Developed in 2018 and now in its third generation, this race replica tire is chosen by the most prestigious motorcycle manufacturers in the world as original equipment for their flagship supersports and naked bikes.

Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain (January 21, 2020) – The new Pirelli Diablo™ Supercorsa SP is the ultimate expression of Pirelli technology, its racing soul approved for road use.

In fact, the Diablo™ Supercorsa SP is the third generation of Pirelli’s highly popular race replica tire featuring profile and structure that are nearly identical to those of the slick racing tires that are used in national and international competitions such as the FIM World Superbike Championship.

Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

The Diablo™ Supercorsa SP establishes a benchmark for the race replica segment and thanks to its innovative features it has been chosen by Ducati as original equipment of its new Panigale V4 model year 2020, currently in action at the Bahrain International Circuit, where the official press launch of the new Italian supersports machine is taking place.

As a technical partner and exclusive tyre supplier, Pirelli worked closely with Ducati in the development of the new Panigale V4, in 2018 the very first motorcycle to use the new Pirelli Diablo™ Supercorsa SP as original equipment with the front size 120/70 ZR17 and the innovative 200/60 ZR17 on the rear. Also for 2020 Diablo™ Supercorsa SP is chosen by Ducati and other prestigious motorcycle manufacturers as original equipment for their flagship models in the supersports and naked segments.

Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

The innovative profile of the new rear tire maximizes contact at peak leaning angles and reaps utmost benefit from the bicompound technology used, adopting the same SC2 compound used for slick racing tires to offer the grip typical of competition-grade products while guaranteeing the robustness and versatility needed on the road. The front tyre has also benefited from a new important development to ensure complete harmony with the rear tire. All driving features related to handling – from feedback provided to the rider, to firmness of the support, all the way to the safety feeling and ability to predict the limit grip – have been optimized in a new front tire profile that offers a slightly higher maximum cord than the previous version.

Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

The Diablo™ Supercorsa SP tread design features the “flash” geometry that optimizes track performance by improving wear and reducing groove widths designed to provide adequate support for higher lateral thrusts.

In general, the Diablo™ Supercorsa SP is a product that makes versatility and adaptability its strengths: in particular, it does not require a sophisticated set-up of the bike and it easily adapts itself to the different configurations and temperature conditions that can be found on different tracks.

Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP OEM Tires for 2020 Ducati Panigale V4

 

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