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Need Pirelli P1 advice.
« October 09, 2018, 17:32:43 »
I have a hatch fitted with 225/40R18  Pirelli Cinturato P1.

If you are running them, can you give me a quick  good, bad or indifferent on:

1. Handling / Performance
 
2. Wear rate

3. Road Noise

Thanks  :goodjob2:


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Re: Need Pirelli P1 advice.
« Reply #1 : October 09, 2018, 17:35:26 »
I was always a Pirelli fan, but that tyre gets very mixed reviews on Product review dot com!

:link: Pirelli Cinturato P1 Reviews - ProductReview.com.au

Includes long and interesting review by an i30 owner who I think might be a member on here... :eek:
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Re: Need Pirelli P1 advice.
« Reply #2 : October 09, 2018, 19:01:51 »
My bias view on Pirelli is based on my experience on the brand when I had it installed on my Subaru Forester 2002.  Around a curve around 40km/h @ Merryland on a rainy day and the car lost traction, i lightly brake before and into the turn to slow down and the subaru lost traction totally spin me around.  Checked and confirm that the tread still good so it not because of worn tire.

People still say Pirelli is the best around - yet that instance gave me the scare.  Since then I just switch back to Bridgestone and Good Year on the Subaru and now Kumho on I30.  Driving on the same curve on rainy days now without any issue.

My driving habit has not change, and that curve I traveled every day to and from work.

That is only one instance in my driving career that the car spin - may not reflect the brand


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Re: Need Pirelli P1 advice.
« Reply #3 : October 09, 2018, 20:05:37 »
Interestingly I don't hear as much press about Pirelli these days (good or bad) although the i30N actually runs a specially developed Pirelli P Zero!

:link: Pirelli engineers tailor-made P Zero for new Hyundai i30 N

My other brand of choice in the distant past was Michelin and you still hear good press on them (seldom bad) :cool:
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Re: Need Pirelli P1 advice.
« Reply #4 : October 09, 2018, 21:24:10 »
My bias view on Pirelli is based on my experience on the brand when I had it installed on my Subaru Forester 2002.  Around a curve around 40km/h @ Merryland on a rainy day and the car lost traction, i lightly brake before and into the turn to slow down and the subaru lost traction totally spin me around.  Checked and confirm that the tread still good so it not because of worn tire.

People still say Pirelli is the best around - yet that instance gave me the scare.  Since then I just switch back to Bridgestone and Good Year on the Subaru and now Kumho on I30.  Driving on the same curve on rainy days now without any issue.

My driving habit has not change, and that curve I traveled every day to and from work.

That is only one instance in my driving career that the car spin - may not reflect the brand
That's scary
But possibly oil on the road.
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