March 28, 2020

Pirelli Chosen As Original Equipment for the Kawasaki Z H2

Pirelli reports that its Diablo Rosso III tyre has been selected for Kawasaki’s 988cc, four-cylinder supercharged 200hp Z H2 motorcycle.

Kawasakil Z H2

The tyre will be fitted as 120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL (K) size for the front and 190/55 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL (D) for the rear of the Z H2. The version of the front tyre (K) was designed by Pirelli engineers specifically in order to meet Kawasaki’s goals in terms of agility and handling. The rear version (D) was designed to manage the incredible power and immense torque of the supercharged engine ensuring high stability and traction management.

Within Pirelli’s Diablo range, the Diablo Rosso brand identifies products dedicated to high performance use on roads and the main technical characteristics of the Diablo Rosso III are:

The bi compound rear tyre with high percentages of silica that improves grip in all conditions with the added benefit of giving extra mileage.

The profile derived from race tyres while the tread uses a pattern that is an evolution of the Diablo Supercorsa DOT race tyre but features more tread grooves for better wet handling.