TIRE FUNCTION


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With over one hundred years of experience in tire technology and thanks to every type of tire test, Pirelli provides 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. Every summer and winter tires test allows Pirelli to test and monitor the performance of every type of tire in all driving conditions, even the most extreme, to guarantee high performance for your vehicle. Discover now all the features of the Pirelli tires.

ALL ABOUT TIRE'S SIZE. TIRE SIZE DESIGNATION FOR:


PASSENGER
CAR
PASSENGER
LIGHT TRUCK TIRES
TEMPORARY
SPERE TIRES

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.

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.