Tag: Pirelli Scorpion

Pirelli launches Scorpion All Terrain Plus

Pirelli launches Scorpion All Terrain Plus

7th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has added the All Terrain Plus to its Scorpion SUV/4x4 tyre line. The Scorpion All Terrain Plus takes the overall performance of its predecessor up a level thanks to the new aggressive block tread pattern, offering better traction on grass and mud.

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Pirelli Scorpion range offers a fit for variety of 4×4 applications

28th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Pirelli’s range of 4x4 tyres is designed to cater to new models from a variety of prestige manufacturers, especially in its Scorpion range. They deliver sports performance on the road, while offering some off-road conditions, with increased grip, braking safety, and performance at high speed. Like many Pirelli tyres, the SUV tyre range was developed in close collaboration with the best-known premium car manufacturers in sizes between 15 and 22-inches. Pirelli is original equipment on 4x4 vehicles like the Bentley Bentayga, Audi Q7, Land Rover Discovery, Tesla Model X and the Maserati Levante.

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Dmack seals sixth British Rally Championship victory in Carlisle

Dmack seals sixth British Rally Championship victory in Carlisle

2nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Dmack’s Fredrik Ahlin and co-driver Torstein Eriksen won a sixth consecutive MSA British Rally Championship victory at Carlisle’s Pirelli International Rally. The team maintained their winning run in 2017 by taking a 39.4-second victory over Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss, who made it a Dmack one-two. The result was a debut success for Dmack’s new medium GH43 compound DMG+22 gravel tyre. Four different drivers registered stage wins through the tough Kielder forest complex, all using Dmack tyres. Pirelli runners were successful in the Cadet class for young drivers, taking the top two places.

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Pirelli introduces new knobbly enduro on/off road tyre

Pirelli introduces new knobbly enduro on/off road tyre

19th October 2016 | 0 Comments

The Scorpion Rally STR is the newest addition to the Pirelli Scorpion family. Targeted at the latest generation of adventure, dual purpose and enduro street motorcycles, the Scorpion Rally STR is a tyre that, according to Pirelli, “combines the best performance of a rally competition tyre with that of an enduro street tyre.”

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Pirelli, Dunlop riders take victories in 70th edition of Motocross of Nations at Maggiora

Pirelli, Dunlop riders take victories in 70th edition of Motocross of Nations at Maggiora

26th September 2016 | 0 Comments

The 1986 edition of the Motocross of Nations marked the beginning of the modern era of motocross, and 30 years later the MXoN was back on the historic ‘Mottaccio del Balmone’ track in Maggiora, attended by more than 40,000 fans on the hill at the foot of the small town in Piemonte. The national teams selected three riders each to compete for the prestigious ‘Chamberlain Trophy’. On a track characterized by a medium-hard soil, Pirelli’s riders fitted the Scorpion MX32 Mid Soft that, both front and rear, and the tyre manufacturer said it demonstrated their high level of performance.

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Pirelli Scorpion family primed to capitalise on 4×4 vehicle growth

Pirelli Scorpion family primed to capitalise on 4×4 vehicle growth

13th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Noting that in 2015 SUVs outsold the traditionally popular subcompact and compact segments in Europe for the first time in history, Pirelli says its Scorpion family of tyres is ready to capitalise. The tyre range is designed for sports performance on the road while being able to handle off-road conditions safely. The tread pattern offers increased grip, braking safety and high speed performance. And for those models most akin to regular car performance, Pirelli also offers its ultra-high performance P Zero as a choice for SUV drivers.

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Pirelli riders win MXGP and MX2 classes in grand prix of Spain

Pirelli riders win MXGP and MX2 classes in grand prix of Spain

2nd June 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli celebrated victory in both principal categories in the Spanish round of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship, continuing its streak since the start of the season. The Cerro Negro circuit in Talavera de la Reina hosted the grand prix of Spain at the halfway mark, the ninth round out of eighteen. The Spanish track is characterized by hard-packed soil and a tight layout that makes it tricky for overtaking.

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Pirelli tyres homologated for Jaguar F-Pace

Pirelli tyres homologated for Jaguar F-Pace

31st May 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has been homologated for the Jaguar F-Pace in a variety of sizes across P Zero and Scorpion Verde All Season. The P Zero has been homologated in sizes 265/40R22 106Y XL, 255/50R20 109W XL and 255/55R19 111W XL while the Scorpion Verde All Season has been homologated in size 235/65R18 110H XL.

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Pirelli celebrates quarter-century of Carlisle Rally title sponsorship

Pirelli celebrates quarter-century of Carlisle Rally title sponsorship

29th April 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s most prestigious rally events celebrates two important landmarks this weekend, with its title sponsor and tyre supplier at centre stage. The Pirelli Carlisle Rally – part of the British Rally Championship 2016 following the series’ relaunch – runs its 40th edition, and 25th under the Italian manufacturer’s name. Pirelli said its British Rally Championship stars would fight to deliver a victory on the home ground of high-speed gravel roads in the Kielder Forest. The rally consists of seven stages over Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, totalling 75 competitive miles.

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Pirelli OE on three Volvo models

Pirelli OE on three Volvo models

25th January 2016 | 0 Comments

The latest version of the Volvo XC90 was launched last June, and Pirelli now reports that it is supplying tyres for original equipment fitment on the SUV. The Pirelli Scorpion Verde has been homologated for OE supply in sizes 275/40 R21 107 Y XL (front axle) and 235/55 R19 105 V XL (rear axle).

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Pirelli Scorpion ATR increases versatility for high performance specialist

Pirelli Scorpion ATR increases versatility for high performance specialist

9th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Largely associated with premium road products as a leader in the 17 inch-plus segment, Pirelli’s focus on developing tyres with high performance vehicle manufacturers encompasses a selection of tyres designed for 4x4 vehicles. The Scorpion ATR is the manufacturer’s solution for all-terrain usage in performance SUVs.

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‘Best result since WRC return’ – Pirelli

‘Best result since WRC return’ – Pirelli

28th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has claimed its best overall result on a rally since returning to the World Rally Championship last year. Martin Prokop – equalling his own best-ever career result – claimed fourth place, while in the WRC2 category Qatari driver Abdulaziz Al Kawari claimed victory. Simone Tempestini claimed the Production category too, ensuring a win for Pirelli in all the main support categories and the top results for privateer drivers: the focus of Pirelli’s World Rally Championship campaign this year.

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Pirelli Scorpion winter tyre tops ‘Autozeiting’ test

9th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Pirelli’s Scorpion Winter tyre, a premium winter tyre for SUVs, has won a test against all its biggest rivals conducted by Germany’s prestigious ‘Autozeitung’ magazine. The Scorpion Winter tyre was originally launched in St Petersburg, Russia, in 2012 by American extreme sports star Ken Block.

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New Pirelli Scorpion Gravel WRC tyre to debut on Rally Portugal

New Pirelli Scorpion Gravel WRC tyre to debut on Rally Portugal

28th March 2014 | 0 Comments

The new Pirelli Scorpion tyre for gravel will make its debut on a World Rally Car at the Rally Portugal on 3-6 April. It will be the first time the Scorpion name has been seen at the top level of rallying since Pirelli ended its exclusive supply contract with the World Rally Championship in 2010. […]

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Pirelli-Shod Top Five in Le Touquet Beach Race

Pirelli-Shod Top Five in Le Touquet Beach Race

9th February 2010 | 0 Comments

Pirelli continued its domination of the Le Touquet beach race as Mickael Pichon led home a Pirelli top five in front of 300,000 spectators. The gruelling three hour sand battle was dictated by riders using the impressive Pirelli Scorpion MX SOFT 410 as the brand took victory for the seventh consecutive year. Pichon, returning from an injury sustained fifteen days ago, won the Enduropale du Touquet for the first time in his career, a win that he dedicated to his previous team mate, Tim Potisek.

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