Racers and trackday riders have been having fun with the Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa for 20 years. Now, Pirelli has launched the fourth model of this in style tire.
Begin press launch:
Pirelli illustrates the fourth era of DIABLO Supercorsa tires intimately, introduced in September and obtainable for most of the people to buy in early 2023, each within the SP model, designed primarily for avenue use, and within the SC model, obtainable in varied compounds for observe use. DIABLO Supercorsa V4 (that is the complete title, the place V4 stands for the fourth sequence) is a completely new product in contrast with its predecessor, the DIABLO Supercorsa V3, when it comes to tread sample, compounds, constructions, and profiles. Both within the SC racing model and within the SP race reproduction model, DIABLO Supercorsa is the very best embodiment of Pirelli’s sporting DNA because of its extraordinarily excessive and sporty efficiency or, to sum up in a single phrase – pace.
THE PINNACLE OF PIRELLI SPORTINESS ON THE STREET IN ITS FOURTH GENERATION
From 2002, the 12 months the primary DIABLO tire was born, the road of merchandise which bear this title has recognized Pirelli’s motorbike sport tires, persevering with the success story which started within the ’70s, marked by thrilling names comparable to Mandrake, Phantom, Gordon, Demon, and Dragon. With the DIABLO household, Pirelli revolutionized world avenue tire paradigms, creating a correct model, enriched 12 months after 12 months by technological improvements and the expertise gained within the FIM World Superbike Championship, the place Pirelli has been sole tire provider since 2004. After introducing the DIABLO Superbike tires in 2005, slicks completely for observe use designed for the Superbike class, in 2007, Pirelli launched the primary era of DIABLO Supercorsa SC grooved racing tires, adopted by the SP avenue model in 2008. DIABLO Supercorsa SC grew to become absolutely the benchmark for the Supersport and Superstock classes, each on the planet and nationwide championships and even now it’s the usual for these championships that also use treaded tires. In the identical manner, through the years, DIABLO Supercorsa SP has been chosen as OEM gear on essentially the most prestigious supersport and hyper bare bikes. The second era of DIABLO Supercorsa, offered in 2012, was then adopted by the third in 2018, and now the fourth continues the trail of technological excellence begun three a long time in the past.
ONE SOUL, TWO PRODUCTS: SC AND SP, FROM THE TRACK TO THE STREET
When Pirelli determined to make the primary DIABLO Supercorsa in 2007, they did so with a quite particular concept and aim. The concept was to make a racing tire respecting the fundamental philosophy of the World Superbike Championship, particularly the bond with regular manufacturing, so not a prototype tire, however a product that can be utilized by each skilled riders and regular motorcyclists. The aim is to benefit from the highest class within the manufacturing derived world sequence not solely as a showcase to provide the model visibility but additionally as a laboratory to develop, with a number of the finest riders on the planet and essentially the most prestigious producers, superior technological options and tires not for unique use by the world championship riders, but additionally for on a regular basis use. And it’s exactly with DIABLO Supercorsa that the motto expensive to Pirelli’s coronary heart was born, “We sell what we race, we race what we sell”, indicating how the exact same tires utilized by skilled riders in races will be bought by any motorcyclist. This is why, from the start, DIABLO Supercorsa was developed as a single challenge however in two varieties: the SC observe tire in varied compounds and its SP avenue model, each in customary manufacturing obtainable for buy in the marketplace with a view to meet not solely the wants of observe riders, but additionally sport avenue using lovers. Over the years, DIABLO Supercorsa SP has grow to be the supersport tire of alternative for all excessive efficiency bike house owners who need an uncompromising avenue using expertise, because of extraordinarily excessive ranges of grip and efficiency. But above all, as of at the moment, it stays the perfect and most speedy instance of the technological switch from observe to street of Pirelli tires, because it shares with the ‘SC’ the tread sample, profiles, and plenty of supplies and applied sciences used when it comes to construction, along with one of many two compounds it makes use of (the SC3).
CONCENTRATION OF TECHNOLOGY, PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY BORN IN SUPERBIKE
DIABLO Supercorsa, in each the SC and the SP variations, is a real focus of know-how able to offering excessive efficiency mixed with the very best security requirements because of the flexibility to work together and collaborate intently with essentially the most fashionable and complicated using help programs. It is the results of twenty years of research, growth, and testing of options by Pirelli within the FIM World Superbike Championship. It is a tyre that was additionally designed with enter from former world champions and developed with the assist of all of the producers and groups that take part in a very powerful competitors for manufacturing facility by-product bikes. DIABLO Supercorsa SC V4, the place the abbreviation SC stands for “Special Compound”, is the perfect and quickest treaded observe tyre ever made by Pirelli. Thanks to the assorted compounds it’s obtainable in, DIABLO Supercorsa SC V4 is meant to be used by each skilled and semi-professional riders, in addition to by those that are merely observe day lovers or riders simply beginning out of their careers who wish to enhance efficiency with out making adjustments to the settings on their bikes. Compared with its V3 predecessor, these are the options and relative advantages for the riders that DIABLO Supercorsa SC V4 has to supply:
- Latest era compounds for excellent efficiency and grip
- Racing construction for higher assist popping out of corners
- Racing profiles to the benefit of rideability, line holding, and stability at excessive speeds
- Tread sample with patented Flash evolution for smoother energy on leans and improved consistency of efficiency
In the identical manner, DIABLO Supercorsa SP V4, the place the abbreviation SP stands for “Sport Production”, is the sportiest tire ever for avenue use within the DIABLO household. Compared with the SC model, DIABLO Supercorsa SP complies with all of the regulatory restrictions of the automobiles it will possibly equip – comparable to, for instance, the pace index requirement (W) – and it’s much less delicate to temperature, in addition to heating up extra shortly and offering extra mileage because of the compounds. This tire is meant for riders who love sport using not solely on the observe however on the street as properly. This undoubtedly consists of house owners of supersport avenue bikes from which the World Superbike Championship bikes are derived, but additionally observe day lovers who desire a avenue authorized tire to allow them to experience to the circuit as a substitute of getting to load the bike on a trailer and one which can even allow them to flip laps on the observe with out having to swap out tires. DIABLO Supercorsa SP V4 ensures vital advantages for riders:
- Dual compound on each the entrance and the rear for most grip in leans and excellent thrust popping out of turns, but additionally satisfactory mileage.
- Latest era constructions that work in unison with the compounds for optimum efficiency each on the street and on the observe by merely adjusting the stress.
- Profiles, an identical to these of the SC model that guarantee a easy experience and most reactivity.
- Tread sample an identical to that of the SC with the brand new flash sample interrupted on the heart with a slick space for smoother thrust at any lean angle and extra constant
Both variations share the tread sample, the profiles, the compounds partially, and a few technological options when it comes to construction.
- The interrupted FLASH design improves water displacement and the realm of contact floor with the bottom.
- The slick part the place the sample is interrupted has an affect on the rigidity of the tread, lowering dangers of groove deformation, and ensures higher thrust at any lean angle.
- The route of the flash sample on the tread follows the route of the lateral drive skilled in observe using, making certain extra even and constant efficiency together with decreased warm-up time.
- The first space of the shoulder with out grooves ensures larger contact between rubber and street floor each midway and all the way in which right into a lean with a view to guarantee larger grip on turns
- The utterly slick exterior space of the shoulder improves thrust at excessive angles
- The similar racing profiles, developed within the World Superbike Championship, of the DIABLO Superbike slick tire and the opposite fourth era hypersport tires within the Pirelli vary.
- Multi-radius profiles for abrupt route adjustments, whereas the slick shoulder space gives excessive grip and excellent line holding on corners.
- The profile of the entrance improves dealing with, engaging the rider to lean into corners earlier, facilitating fast route adjustments. It additionally gives distinctive stability because of the prolonged contact space within the leaning stage.
- The rear follows the identical sample and comparable geometry to the entrance with a view to guarantee synchronized efficiency of the set.
- In the DIABLO™ SUPERCORSA SP V4, the tire bead is designed to offer most efficiency each with tire stress on the street and with observe use stress (2.3 Bar entrance / 2.1 Bar rear with scorching tires). It is exactly the potential of lowering tire stress for observe classes that units DIABLO SUPERCORSA SP V4 clearly other than the opposite tires within the Pirelli hypersport vary.
- The SC model shares with the DIABLO™ SUPERBIKE slick each construction and materials which can be in a position to make sure high efficiency and larger ease of using with using particular pressures for the observe.
- Compared with its V3 predecessor, the brand new V4 makes use of new supplies, comparable to wider part structural cords made up of a excessive variety of textile fibers braided collectively to provide the tire larger rigidity mixed with higher shock-absorbing capabilities.
- In the SP model, every measurement has its personal construction, fine-tuned for optimum efficiency together with the width of the particular profile for that measurement, the proportions of the compound and the association of the tread sample. Additionally, the construction of the SP is optimized for avenue use, so additionally for lengthy distances in a straight line on motorways.
DIABLO Supercorsa SC V4 is on the market in three compounds for each the entrance and rear:
- SC1 – Front: most feeling / Rear: high efficiency with excessive temperatures and never very abrasive asphalt
- SC2 – Front: most stability and consistency / Rear: constant efficiency and excellent for low temperatures or extraordinarily abrasive asphalt
- SC3 – The race-for-fun alternative for prolonged observe classes, however not supposed for skilled racing use
DIABLO Supercorsa SP V4 is twin compound each on the entrance and the rear.
- The first DIABLO Supercorsa tire to undertake two compounds on the entrance.
- Layout with a central and base compound paired with a second compound on the tire shoulders.
- The base compound, which covers your entire profile of the tire and emerges coming into contact with the asphalt on the central part, is full-silica and very versatile, offering thermal stability and ensures constant efficiency in each cold and warm temperatures.
- The compound of the shoulders is similar one used within the SC3 racing model, in 100% carbon black formulation, and it’s able to making certain excellent dealing with and most grip even at full lean.
- Compared with the entrance, this has a softer central compound and a wider facet, however nonetheless sustaining the identical base compound of the entrance in assist of the 2 compounds in touch with the asphalt.
- The central compound is 100% carbon black and optimized to work successfully in a broad vary of temperatures as a result of it gives grip and fast heating in varied circumstances. Additionally, it ensures stability at excessive speeds and resistance.
- The compound used on the shoulders is similar because the one used on the entrance, so SC3, for max energy popping out of corners.
- The base compound, which is beneath the 2 compounds which can be in touch with the asphalt, has a 100% Carbon Black formulation and was designed to work in the absolute best manner with the opposite two compounds, offering thermal stability and a greater feeling for the rider.
BEST-SELLER PEDIGREE: MORE THAN 3.5 MILLION TYRES SOLD
The Diablo Supercorsa is a hit story not solely on the technological facet, but additionally when it comes to gross sales. In reality, since its début in 2007, greater than 3.5 million DIABLO Supercorsa tires have been offered all around the world, making this product one of the vital profitable motorbike tires in Pirelli historical past. A hit which, with this fourth era, Pirelli will proceed to construct on, equipping essentially the most prestigious supersport and bare bikes that shall be launched to the market in 2023 and the years to come back with DIABLO Supercorsa SP and, with DIABLO Supercorsa SC, providing riders and observe lovers a racing tire that embodies essentially the most cutting-edge applied sciences.
MISSION RACING AND SPORT RANGE REVAMPING ACCOMPLISHED
With DIABLO Supercorsa V4, Pirelli concluded the revamping technique of the fourth era of the DIABLO racing and sport vary, which started in 2021 with DIABLO ROSSO IV and continued in 2022 with DIABLO ROSSO IV Corsa. Therefore, the Pirelli vary is now made up of two DIABLO SUPERBIKE racing merchandise – the competitors slick par excellence, and DIABLO SUPERCORSA SC V4, the treaded tire for the observe – and of supersport and sport tires primarily for avenue use, starting with the brand new DIABLO Supercorsa SP V4, essentially the most excessive of the road tires additionally appropriate for the observe, in addition to the DIABLO ROSSO IV CORSA, essentially the most centered model of the DIABLO ROSSO IV. Each of those tires are coated by patents developed by Pirelli within the World Superbike Championship and the distinction between these 5 merchandise lies considerably in the kind of use, whether or not avenue or observe, in efficiency on dry and moist asphalt, and within the mileage that every one is ready to present.
More particulars on obtainable sizes of DIABLO SUPERCORSA SC and SP V4 can be found on the Pirelli.com web site on the following hyperlinks:
DIABLO SUPERCORSA SC V4
DIABLO SUPERCORSA SP V4