Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Overview
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II F is one of the best racing tyres in the market. Pirelli has been making high-quality and high-performance tyres since 1872. It has provided tyres to racing teams across the world who trust Pirelli’s tyre quality. There is a lot that makes Pirelli Diablo Rosso II F one of the best tyres in the world. Let’s see what these tyres have to offer.
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II applies a Bi-Compound concept to the rear tyre. It has a high silica compound that is blended with a reactive polymer in the central area which forms 75% of the total surface. This offers a great wet grip and stability in addition to offering high mileage.
The shoulder area, which comprises 25% of the surface, has fine carbon-black and resin compounds. It offers excellent dry grip at high lean angles.
Tyre Construction Type
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyre has a radial construction in tubeless arrangements throughout its range. It is a versatile super-sport radial tyre that is further enhanced by Enhanced Patch Technology (EPT). It optimises the contact patch for improved grip and keeps the vehicle grounded.
The Functional Groove Design (FGD) optimizes behaviour on wet roads. It offers an excellent grip on different surfaces along with extended mileage. Its functional groove design offers a sophisticated format that increases traction. The tread design significantly improves its performance on wet surfaces.
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II ranks high on performance. It has good resistance against wear and features unique properties. The improvements in tread design have increased the regularity of wear, which in combination with a specific silica compound offers extended mileage and excellent performance.
Moreover, the second, softer compound along with the naked shoulder of tread design, offers a superior grip while cornering at a full lean angle.
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Tyre Size
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II is available in different sizes.
Front tyre: 120/60 R17, 120/70 R17, 110/70 R17, 100/80 R17
Rear tyre: 240/45 R17, 200/50 R17, 190/50 R17, 190/55 R17, 180/55 R17, 180/60 R17, 170/60 R17, 160/60 R17, 150/60 R17, 140/70 R17, 130/70 R17
They are all available in tubeless layouts.
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Tyre Price
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II is a premium tyre that offers excellent performance. This translates to the tyres being slightly on the pricier side. The price begins from around Rs. 5,000 per tyre. It goes as the size varies. The prices may also vary with time.
Tyre Fuel Efficiency
Thanks to the tyre tread, the fuel efficiency is excellent. These tyres offer high mileage and increased fuel efficiency due to low rolling resistance. The tyre tread for the front and rear tyres offers a better grip and thus a smoother ride.
All Pirelli tyres, including Diablo Rosso II, are covered under a 4-year warranty period from the date of manufacture or for the life of the original usable tread, whichever occurs first. These are high-quality tyres that allow you to drive without worrying for four years, thanks to the warranty.
Tyre Speed Rating
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II F has a speed rating of H which refers to a maximum speed capacity of 210 kilometres per hour. The speed rating indicates the highest speed that a tyre can withstand while carrying a load corresponding to its Load Index, which is 66.
A lot of foreign tyre brands have entered the Indian market, which has brought in some tough competitors for Pirelli Diablo Rosso II. In the Indian market, its major competitor is Michelin Pilot Street. Other competitors include CEAT Zoom Rad X1, Apollo Alpha H1, MRF Revz, Metzeler Sportec M5 and Bridgestone S20 in some of the sports bike segments.
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Motorcycle Tyre Vehicle Compatibility & Size
Load Carrying Capacity (in KG)
|110/70 R17 Tubeless 54 H Front Two-Wheeler Tyre||54||212||H||210 Km/Ph||Bajaj Dominar, Benelli TNT, Benelli TNT 25, Benelli TNT R, BMW K1600 GTL, Bonneville, CBR, CBR250 R,|
|150/60 R 17 Tubeless 66 H Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||66||300||H||210 Km/Ph||Bajaj Dominar, Benelli TNT, Benelli TNT 25, Benelli TNT R, BMW K1600 GTL, GT250R, Ninja, SuperLow, V|
|110/70 R 17 Tubeless 54 W Front Two-Wheeler Tyre||54||212||270km/Ph|
|120/70 ZR17 58 W Front Two-Wheeler Tyre||58||236||W||270km/Ph||848 Evo, 899 Panigale White, African Twin, Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS, Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Trav|
|140/70 R 17 Tubeless 66 H Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||66||300||H||210 Km/Ph||CBR250 R, Duke, Kawasaki Ninja Super Sport, Ninja, Yamaha YZF|
|150/60 R 17 66 W Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||66||300||W||270km/Ph||Bajaj Dominar, Benelli TNT, Benelli TNT 25, Benelli TNT R, BMW K1600 GTL, GT250R, Ninja, SuperLow, V|
|190/55 ZR17 75 W Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||75||387||W||270km/Ph||Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS, Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Travel, BMW K1300 S, BMW K1600 GT, BMW K1600 GT|
|160/60 ZR17 69 W Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||69||325||W||270km/Ph||African Twin, Benelli TNT 300, ER-6n, GT 650, Kawasaki Ninja Super Sport, KTM MX, KTM Naked, KTM Sup|
|190/50 ZR 17 Tubeless 73 W Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||73||365||W||270km/Ph||Benelli TNT 899, Benelli TNT R, CB1000R Standard, CBR1000RR, Hayabusa, Kawasaki Ninja Super Sport, S|
|240/45 17 Tubeless 82 W REAR Two-Wheeler Tyre||82||475||W||270km/Ph||Diavel, Ducati Diavel, Ducati Diavel Carbon, Ducati X Diavel|
|180/60 17 Tubeless 75 W REAR Two-Wheeler Tyre||75||387||W||270km/Ph||Ducati 959 Panigale, Ducati Monster 821 Dark, Monster, Panigale, Streetfighter|
|200/50 R 17 75 W Rear Two-Wheeler Tyre||
|387||W||270km/Ph||Triumph Thruxton 1200 R|
While these tyres may be on the expensive side, their performance on the road is unmatched. It is worth spending the extra buck as they offer great quality and strength. They will keep you safe on the road due to the superior grip and exceptional handling. You will feel comfortable when you ride with these tyres on so if you own a bike that is compatible with these tyres, go for them without question.