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Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Rear Tires

The Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires are the most versatile hypersport tire for road and track use. The profile and structure make it a reference point in the segment thanks to the excellent support ensured in inclination and rapid realignment coming out of bends. Made with the most modern EPT design technologies developed in the WSBK ensuring maximum grip on road and racetrack.

Three zone compound on rear represents the ideal way to offer the best performance where required in very different conditions (racetrack and road). The differentiated compounds between shoulders and centre zone are the winning solutions engineered to give to DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa racing performance on racetrack and long lasting durability on road. High mileage is guaranteed by materials with high mechanical resistance in the central zone, while the high hysteresis shoulder compound gives steady grip response and incredible traction even at high lean angle. 

Diablo Rosso Corsa Tires offer a new way to measure tire performance: evaluating the ability to transfer the bike's power to the ground and expressing this as horsepower available on the ground. Thanks to the use of data acquisition equipment normally used for Superbike applications, Pirelli was able to measure the necessary parameters accurately to calculate the power transferred to the ground by the bike and hence by the tires. The results showed that, coming out of the turn, at the moment the bike is at maximum acceleration, DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa is able to transfer at least an additional 10 HP to the ground in comparison to the other tires tested. The increased power transferred from the bike to the ground thanks to the new DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa means faster acceleration coming out of turns, higher speeds in straight areas, and above all, faster lap times. 

Features:

  • Three zone ultra high performance tires
  • Delivers track performance on and off the track
  • Positioning of grooves optimized for use on road and racetrack
  • Profiles and structures set the new benchmark of the segment ensuring high support while leaning and fast stand up while accelerating out of the corner
  • Pirelli patented EPT (Enhanced Patch Technology) optimizes the contact patch for the best grip on the road and on the track
  • By adopting Enhanced Patch Technology (EPT), DIABLO ROSSO™ Corsa ensures quick warm-up and a consistent hi-performance level lap after lap together with excellent performance recovery after stop & go
  • Pure racetrack performance combined with the comfort and predictability you expect from a high-performance street tire
  • World Superbike development technology improves structure and compounding
  • Continues with the aggressive Rosso tread design
  • W speed rating for speeds of 168+ mph
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Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa Rear Tires 4.8 5 48 48
Great tire I had the Rosso lls on my 600 and they never let me down. I have a new zx10r and when the oem tires needed to be replaced I put the Rosso Corsas on and couldn't be happier with my choice. I had an index finger wide chicken strip on the oem tires, now I have no chicken strip at all. They're very sticky and fast to warmup, and very confidence inspiring. I would definitely recommend these tires. The only reason I gave them an average rating for milage and wet traction, because I only have a few hundred miles on them and I don't ride in the rain. May 12, 2015
Came stock on my Ducati 899 So far I have only ridden them on the street and they are incredible. Can't wait to do a track day. The Corsa's are super sticky and give incredible confidence, especially the front. Love em. Would recommend to everyone April 20, 2015
on my 4th set Listen, these baby's stick well. The rain traction is fair to good, and they warm up fast. I ride an R1, and these transfer the torque of the throttle right on down to the pavement on hard corners. The life is okay, but if you want something sticky you're gonna have to get used to compromising of tire life. Buy em. You'll love them. April 20, 2015
Great Tires For Average Riders I had high expectations for these tires, but was slightly let down. Tires take a while to heat up, but are pretty sticky once warm. Great tires for commuting and highway riding with a little turns thrown in. For hard riding, these tires wear down quick and are not nearly as sticky once they start wearing thin. In short - if you're dragging knees daily, look for another set of shoes. If you're a commuter or weekend rider, these are great. March 25, 2015
Going to stick with this one. So my dilemma is that I have an odd rear tire size (180/60). This tire only comes as standard on a couple of bikes like the Ducati 848 Streetfighter and my Ducati 899. I've heard from some other people with 899s that going to a smaller circumference tire leads to erratic traction control performance, so I'm pretty much stuck using this tire due to the Ducati Traction Control. The good news is that it's a great tire. My first one lasted 4,500 miles before it was done, and that's including a hard track day in high heat at Road Atlanta. I know some people question it's wet performance but I've never had an issue. That might be partly due to the 899 having the low power delivery "wet mode" as well as ABS and rear wheel antilift. I can't tell if the tire has good traction in the wet, or if the electronic trickery is keeping everything in order (I don't make a habit of staring at my dash for the TC light while riding), but I've been riding on these tires since November 2013 and not had one issue. Just put a new one on and it's great. I will keep using this tire. February 19, 2015
Excellent everyday & track-day tire This tire came as OEM equipment on my Ducati Streetfighter 848. I don't have a lot of experience with many other tire brands and/or models ... but I can say that I got 6,600 miles out of this front tire which includes 4 track days & the rest just normal street riding. One of the track days was in light rain and the tire performed great (no slipping, good grip, etc.). I replaced the tire at 6,600 miles just because I have another track day coming up and I didn't want to push my luck on a 2 yr old tire even thought there was still some tread left. Great tire for anyone to pay a little bit more for a confidence inspiring tire. April 5, 2015
Now from China? I just replaced my front Corsa, and the rear was probably replaced about 200 miles ago. One odd thing I noticed is that the stock tires had larger spots on them that said "Made In Germany". I ordered the rear from an Revzilla as well, and it showed up looking the same, with the big "Made In Germany". When I received the front (also ordered from Revzilla) I noticed that spot was blank. After looking closer I noticed in much smaller letters that it said "Made In China". After a little research, I found out that Pirelli is indeed making these tires in China now, and that their facility in China is now their biggest worldwide. I noticed no difference in feel between the tires but I'm still a bit unhappy. I have no issue with China, but the reason everyone is moving their production there is to reduce labor costs. That's all well and good, but then why doesn't the price reflect? If you are going to ask me to pay top dollar for a high end European tire, yet you are making them for less money in China... why do I still need to pay that much? This traction control thing with the rear tire on my 899 is extremely annoying. The stock TC on the bike acts up if you put a smaller diameter tire on, so I'm stuck with the 180/60 rear. It's like Pirelli and Ducati are in a plot together to make people buy their tires by making them weird sizes. The 848SF has the same rear as tje 899 as well. Look at all the issues with Ducati not wanting anything other than the Pirelli 200/55 on the bigger Panigales during all the group tests when it came out. Fortunately for the bigger bikes, other people are making a 200/55. I really wish Bridgestone would make the S20 in 180/60 because I would switch in a heartbeat. April 2, 2015
Stock tires on a Street Triple These are the stock tires that came on my 2014 Street Triple and I have to say, I never cared for them. I could see how good they could be on the track or in aggressive canyon carving but I needed more than that. I primarily use my bike for commuting and the occasional day trip to the hills. Living in Seattle coupled with the kind of riding I do these were not the tire for me. Maybe I never rode them hard enough to get enough heat into them? I eventually switched to a set of Michelin. Like I said, no hate too what I'm sure is great track tire, but if you ride like I do, you may want to look elsewhere. February 5, 2015
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
eric a: Outstanding feel and grip. Don't expect more than2500miles. Feb 5, 2015
C A: Closest to track tire with a bit more durability Oct 15, 2014
daniel s: "A wonderful tire, came on my Triumph street triple from the factory and i have continued to use it. Not the longest life tire, but i got 5000 miles out of my first Corsa front tire, and 4000 out of the rear tire and both still easily usable. " Sep 8, 2014
richard c: i read great reviews on them May 10, 2014
Andranik K: Really good sticky tire Mar 25, 2014
Brandon M: Only tire I run on my speed triple. Not the longest life tire but amazing traction. Very little warmup needed. Decent in the wet but it doesn't rain much here in the Hill Country of Texas. Jan 20, 2014
Rob M: Need a sticky tire with some touring capability for my BMW K1300S can keep up with my BMW HP4 on weekend rides. Oct 29, 2013
Vishal P: Great tire! Good for those who switch back and forth between the track and street. Oct 3, 2013
Basit S: ONLY THE BEST Sep 23, 2013
Yakov S asked: I currently have a dunlop sportsmart while it is a good tyre i am looking to move to a pirelli. what would be the tyre equivalent of the sportsmart and would a corsa be a step up? i ride street and track. thanks Jan 2, 2014
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ROGELIO H: This is my second set of Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa front and rear. The other brand I used was Bridgestone Batllax I was not very impressed with those tires. I have a friend that have sportmax tires on the same bike that I have. The sportmax is good tire on the street and the track but the Rosso Corsa are better on both they have superior grip they warmup time is very fast and when they do the tires get so sticky that you can have a faster corner entering speed and you can get on the throttle faster and harder then the sportmax. The only down fall is that this tires are more expensive and you will get lower miles out of it Jan 4, 2014
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Juan C: Hello,
I guess you meant the Dunlop Sportmax. I'm not familiar with Dunlop as I always use Pirelli,
The Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa rear tire is an excellent tire for road and track however since I live in Dubai, I don't know how it will perform in wet roads.
Depending of your riding style it could last from 3,000 km to 6,000 km. Has excellent grip.
You will have to pay attention to tire pressure, so you can get the maximum from it.
Cheers
Jan 2, 2014
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Sean R: I have had great success with my Pirellis! Very good feel, long wear and amazing traction. I don't ride track, but get pretty aggressive on my Ducati Monster on the street and have never lacked for traction. The feedback from front and rear is very good. Highly recommended. Jan 16, 2014
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matthew k: I never had dunlops but those Diablos are amazing. incredible dry & wet grip. fast warmup. did I say incredible grip? Jan 2, 2014
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Yakov S: thanks Jan 2, 2014
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A shopper asked: How does the pirelli diablo ross a corsa tire compare to the mich power pure? which tire would you recommend? Apr 26, 2012
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supernoob: rode with a friend who used the power pures and he complained about slipping atleast once a 30 minute session while i only slipped twice the entire day with 10 sessions but that was my fault because i was on the brakes. same friend lets me ride his 600 on the street and they are pretty close, still prefer my corsas to his power pures on the road with not so hard riding. i don't like the shape of the power pure. it feels like it leans in unevenly while the corsas are round and the lean in feel more controlable. Jul 15, 2012
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Bogy: @Mikeyy39, I've owned both of them and of the two I'd go with the Pirelli, however be prepared to get only about 3000 miles out of those tires. If I may suggest, you should try the new Bridgestone Battlax S-20, WOW they stick better than any other non race tire I've tried! Jun 25, 2012
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Jonathan M: Pirelli does not have a contract with Motogp. Bridgestone has been the sole supplier since 2009, and 2016 is when Michelin will take over the sole spot. Pirelli is the sole supplier of WSBK. May 15, 2015
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A shopper asked: Is it advisable to patch this tire? This morning I noticed that Id picked up a nail in the rear tire. I only have about 1000 miles on it and Id like to keep riding it if its safe to do so

thanks
May 23, 2014
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Andrew H: The safest answer is no, it is not advisable. Being that 50% of the most important component of your bike has been compromised, the best and safest solution is replacement. That being said, if you do not intend to use this tire aggressively and keep a constant eye on tire pressures, it can be done. I have several friends who have patched there motorcycle tires with no ill effect. But ultimately, the price of your safety is up to you. May 29, 2014
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A S: Hi my name is Oleg and i was wondering, can i fit this tire with size 200/55ZR17 78W on 2009 yamaha r1? thank u! Jun 21, 2014
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A S asked: Hi my name is Oleg and i was wondering, can i fit this tire with size 200/55ZR17 78W on 2009 yamaha r1? thank u! Jun 21, 2014
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Juan C: Hello Oleg,
I don't know but please consider the following:

You will have to check if swing arm and chain side distance is more than 200 mm both separetly as you may have space in the swing arm but the chain could be lesser.
The other point is the sidewall or height of tyre are measured as a ratio between the first (width) number and the second number. 200/55 means that width is 200 and shoulder is 55% of 200, in this case 110 mm whereas the original tyre I think is 190/55 or 190/50 meaning the height of the tyre is 104.5 and 95 mm respectively.
Most importantly this tyre will make your bike to be less flickable, meaning it will not turn as quickly as designed due to different tyre profile. Also the tyre carcass will not deform as needed for the bike design which might not have the grip you are looking for - some debate here though.
My suggestion: stick to the original size, your bike will perform better.
Jun 21, 2014
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Rear / 160/60ZR17 69W 614026 1971000 In Stock: Ships next business day
Rear / 180/55ZR17 73W 614027 1927700 In Stock: Ships next business day
Rear / 190/50ZR17 73W 614028 1734700 In Stock: Ships next business day
Rear / 190/55ZR17 75W 614029 1927800 In Stock: Ships next business day
Rear / 180/60ZR17 75W 885699 2127000 In Stock: Ships next business day
Rear / 200/55ZR17 78W 885700 2321800 In Stock: Ships next business day