10 Things you didn’t know about Pirelli

Pirelli is a famous Italian tyre manufacturer that has been in operation for more than 145 years. Over the years, the company has established itself as a leading brand in the tyre industry, known for its innovative designs, high-performance tyres, and involvement in motorsports. Here are ten cool things about Pirelli company:

  1. Pirelli was founded in Milan, Italy, in 1872, and it is still headquartered in the city to this day.
  2. Pirelli has a strong reputation for innovation and has been at the forefront of developing new tyre technologies, including run-flat tyres and the P Zero tyre, which is designed for high-performance sports cars.
  3. The company is particularly well-known for its involvement in motorsports, including Formula One, World Superbike, and the FIA World Rally Championship.
  4. Pirelli is the exclusive tyre supplier for the Formula One World Championship, a position it has held since 2011.
  5. Pirelli has also developed a range of tyres specifically for classic cars, including the Pirelli Cinturato and Pirelli Stella Bianca tyres.
  6. The company has a strong commitment to sustainability and has implemented a range of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, including developing tyres with lower rolling resistance and using eco-friendly materials in its production processes.
  7. Pirelli is known for its iconic “Pirelli Calendar,” which has been published annually since 1964 and features high-fashion photographs of models and celebrities.
  8. In addition to tyres, Pirelli also produces a range of other products, including industrial cables and electrical equipment.
  9. Pirelli has a long history of collaboration with other brands and designers, including producing limited-edition tyres with fashion houses such as Versace and Karl Lagerfeld.
  10. Pirelli has a strong presence in more than 160 countries worldwide, with production facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia, and it employs more than 30,000 people globally.

Whatever your vehicle, here at Tyreland, we’ve got the biggest range of Pirelli car, van and 4×4 tyres at the best possible prices on the market. To enquire about stock or to find your nearest location, call today on 01 860 20 20. Don’t forget to ask about our other services too.

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