PIRELLI TYRE KNOWLEDGE
Over one hundred years' experience of tyre technology has enabled Pirelli to combine in their products maximum levels of security, longevity, comfort and attention to the environment.
Each Pirelli tyre provides not only performance but also a "feel for the road" and a communication with the driver, allowing a better understanding of the vehicle's performance.
We recommend this section if you want to become familiar with the world of car tyres:depending on tyre size: 17 or 18 tyres, you can learn all about car wheels tyres and how to load index data, structure and pressure of the tyres of your car.
ALL ABOUT TYRE'S SIZE. TYRE SIZE DESIGNATION FOR:PASSENGER
LIGHT TRUCK TIRES TEMPORARY
TYRE SERVICE DESCRIPTION
In addition to the Tyre Size Designation a tyre 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 tyre can carry a load corresponding to its Load Index (except for loads at speed above 210 Km/h) under service conditions specified by the tyre manufacturer.
THE LOAD INDEX
The Load Index is a numerical code associated with the maximum load a tyre can carry (except for loads at speeds above 210 Km/h) at a speed indicated its Speed Symbol under service conditions specified by the tyre manufacturer.