New Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires – Review and Overview

Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires are Pirelli’s street supersport tires, the new performance level offered to today’s riders is wide and comes from a complex mix of product features. Diablo Rosso 2 guarantees a level of excellence never seen before for a road product.

New for 2011 the Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires came from the experience Pirelli has gained from World Superbike. The new Pirelli Diablo Rosso II is newest supersport radial for all riding conditions, including the wet. The Diablo Rosso 2 Tires have a maximum contact patch area is due in part to an ICS (Integrated Contour Shaping) technology, complimenting handling and power of today’s modern motorcycles. The Grip of the Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Motorcycle Tire is enhanced even further by EPT (Enhanced Patch Technology) developed in the WSBK. Experience Pirelli Motorcycle Tire technology from Word Superbike. The Diablo Rosso II is the sportiest and most versatile road oriented tire of the Rosso Generation. The New Pirelli Diable Rosso 2 Tires.


Is derived from Diablo Rosso Corsa (see picture right) to provide:
– Improved drainage
– Better wear regularity
– Efficient braking


When compared to the predecessor (see picture right), Diablo Rosso II rear tire features an increased slick area in the central rib and on extreme shoulder.

This provides:

– Mileage and braking
– Dry Grip at maximum lean

The Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tire – Compound:

Bi-Compound applied to the Read Tire of the new Rosso 2 Tires. Central Area is harder for Mileage and the outer 25% is made using a softer and better gripping compound. So you get a long lasting tire with excellent grip at a full lean angle.


The DIABLO 2 Trademark represents the excellence of the Pirelli Brand in the motorcycle tyre industry. The Diablo family has rapidly evolved from its 2002 introduction in the supersport segment to cover many other market segments from Racing to Hypersport.

The current Diablo Trademark consolidates 8 years of experience, technology and victories in prestigious tests and competitions.

A consistent choice as original equipment by top bike manufacturers, all Diablo marked products are also considered a reference by the most acclaimed international magazines. From this history and rich background is born the new PIRELLI DIABLO ROSSO II.

Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires – Available Sizes:

Diablo Rosso 2 Tires – Front Sizes ( some coming soon )

110/70 R 17 M/C 54H TL

110/70 ZR 17 M/C 54W TL

120/60 ZR 17 M/C (55W) TL

120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL


Diablo Rosso 2 Tires – Rear Sizes: ( some coming soon )

140/70 R 17 M/C 66H TL

150/60 ZR 17 M/C 66W TL

160/60 ZR 17 M/C (69W) TL

170/60 ZR 17 M/C (72W) TL

180/55 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL

190/50 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL

190/55 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL

240/45 ZR 17 M/C (82W) TL

Overall Impression..

Pirelli provides a great deal of choice to help you get the best for you bike and riding style. When choosing the new Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires, you should expect to get excellent handling in the dry. However, these tires are obviously not as sticky as the new Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires (more of a track day tire). However, you should get about 2 times the mileage very good dry handling and better wet traction.. So If you ride a sport bike and are looking for both excellent handling and good mileage, this is probably a good choice. If you are looking for a sport touring bike, choose the Pirelli Angel ST Tires. Lastly if you are looking for a tire to use at Track days and the ultimate dry performance for your sport bike, then choose the Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires.

0 thoughts on “New Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires – Review and Overview

  1. Purchased a set of dunlop 404 tires. They were 7 years old upon arrival. front tire developed sidewall cracks after 500 miles. I’ll never buy m/c tires from them again


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