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Tire Structure

PIRELLI TIRE KNOWLEDGE

With over one hundred years of experience in tire technology, Pirelli guarantees the highest standards of security, longevity, comfort and attention to the environment amongst all products.

Each Pirelli tire provides not only performance, but also a "feel for the road,” allowing for a better understanding of the vehicle’s performance.


 

ALL ABOUT TIRE'S SIZE. Tire Size Designation For:

  • Passenger Car
  • Light Truck
  • Spare Tires
Speed Symbol
 

TIRE SERVICE DESCRIPTION

In addition to the Tire Size Designation a tire may be identified by a Service Description consisting of a Load Index (or two in the case of single/dual fitment) and a Speed Symbol.

THE SPEED SYMBOL

The Speed Symbol indicates the maximum speed at which the tire can carry a load corresponding to its Load Index (except for loads at speed above 210 Km/h) under service conditions specified by the tire manufacturer.


 
Load Index
 

THE LOAD INDEX

The Load Index is a numerical code associated with the maximum load a tire can carry at the maximum cold inflation pressure (except for loads at speeds above 210 Km/h) at a speed indicated its speed indicated by the speed symbol under service conditions specified by the tire manufacturer.