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    Pirelli Rosso N4 for the 996 Turbo?

    I dropped my Turbo off with the Belgian importer on Monday to fix a few problems.

    One of the issues is tyres. I'm having a lot of trouble with the Pirelli Assymetrico.

    The importer suggested that I put on the new "Pirelli Rosso N4".

    I have been hoping for the Rosso to be approved for the Turbo. It is a far superior tyre. But I've heard nothing of this being done yet. I really questioned them about this but they seems very sure that it was already available for the Turbo. They also seems to know what they were talking about.

    Is it true? Is the Rosso now an option on the Turbo???

    S.

    Re: Pirelli Rosso N4 for the 996 Turbo?

    It is highly possible that the Rosso is available now for the Turbo too. I'll get this information for you Saturday when I join the official Cayenne presentation.

    Re: Pirelli Rosso N4 for the 996 Turbo?

    Thanx Christian.

    This will be really great news if it is true. By all accounts, the Rosso is a much better tyre. The unsprung weight savings alone will be worth it.

    I noticed over the past few months that TireRack in the USA was selling the rear tyre for the Turbo very cheaply. The lightbulb has just gone on. I guess the distributor was dumping them to try to get rid of old stock ahead of the Rosso introduction.

    Seems like the big complaints I have might soon be cleared up by the introduction of upgraded parts ... a little like softwear in computers. Sell a product and then fix the bugs later.

    S.

     
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