Nine models of Pirelli tyres to equip new bikes for 2016
Pirelli is confirmed as a main protagonist at Eicma, the Milanese show dedicated to the world of motorcycling. Nine models of its tyres are selected to equip new bikes for 2016. The new supersport tyre DIABLO ROSSO™ III was chosen as original equipment for the MV Agusta Brutale 800 in 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL front and 180/55 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL rear sizes. Ducati unveiled seven new models that will be on sale in 2016, all equipped with Pirelli tyres. The new Multistrada 1200 Enduro is equipped with Pirelli SCORPION™ Trail II in 120/70 ZR19 M/C 60W TL (D) front and 170/60 ZR17 M/C 72W TL (D) rear sizes. As an option, in the same sizes, Pirelli SCORPION™ Rally tyres are more suitable for off-road use. The Pikes Peak version of the Multistrada 1200 S wears, as theMultistrada 1200 Enduro, Pirelli SCORPION™ Trail II tyres 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL front and 190/55 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL rear sizes. Ducati enters the Cruiser domain with the new XDiavel and XDiavel S. Both versions are equipped with O.E. Pirelli DIABLO ROSSO™ II. The front wheel fits a standard 120/70 ZR 17 M / C (58W) TL tyre, while the rear tyre is a 240/45 ZR 17 M/C (82W) TL which has been specially developed by Pirelli at the request of Ducati. The Pirelli DIABLO ROSSO™ CORSA in 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL front and 180/60 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL rear are the tyres chosen for the new Ducati 959 Panigale. For the Hypermotard 939 Ducati has chosen as original equipment the DIABLO ROSSO ™ II in 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL front and 180/55 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL rear, while for the most extreme version, the Hypermotard SP 939, the tyres selected are the DIABLO™ Supercorsa SP in the same sizes adopted by the standard model. Hyperstrada 939, designed for travels, is equipped with Pirelli SCORPION ™ Trail. As its older sister, the Scrambler Sixty 2 is equipped with Pirelli MT 60™ RS, in this case in 110/80 R 18 M/C 58H TL front and in the new 160/60 R 17 69V TL rear size developed specifically for this new model. MT 60™ RS also equips a new version of the Ducati Scrambler, the Flat Track Pro, in 110/80 R 18 M/C 58H TL front and 180/55 R 17 M/C 73H TL rear. PHANTOM™ Sportscomp, one of Pirelli's most fashionable tyres, was chosen by Triumph as original equipment for the new Bonneville family. Specifically, to equip the new Twin Street, Bonneville T120 and T120 Bonneville Black, Pirelli has worked closely with Triumph engineers in identifying the new 100/90 - 18 M/C 65H TL front and 150/70 R17 M/C TL 69H rear sizes as the best ones to fit to the new line of Bonneville motorcycles. Another motorcycle from the Bonneville family, the new Thruxton R, is shod with the Pirelli DIABLO ROSSO™ CORSA in 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL front and 160/60 ZR 17 M/C (69W) TL rear. Triumph relies on Pirelli also for the new Speed Triple S and Speed Triple R: they will be shod with original equipment Pirelli DIABLO™ Supercorsa SP tyres. Lastly Pirelli SPORT DEMON™ is the tyre chosen by Moto Guzzi for the V9 Roamer, equipped with 100/90-19 M/C 57V TL front and 150/80 V16 M/C (71V) TL rear tyres.