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P ZERO™ (PZ4) is the unique Ultra High Performance product combining Pirelli's knowledge gained from competitive Motorsport with Pirelli's alliance with the top car manufacturers, granting the perfect fit for the performance of each car. P ZERO™ (PZ4) has a range developed with the most prestigious OEMs that is able to meet any customisation needs in terms of size, technology and seasonality.
A milestone in the development of the Pirelli range, P ZERO™ (PZ4) has been chosen as original equipment for the most performance oriented and powerful models on the market. Its asymmetric tread pattern improves braking performance and enhances handling and control. Excellent in wet conditions with improved safety in potential aquaplaning situations. Its new nano-composite compound ensures maximum grip and stability. The structural integrity of the tyre improves steering response, which is essential in sports driving, and also ensures uniform tread wear. The special “s-shaped” grooves in the tread area deliver lower cabin noise levels, enhancing driver comfort.
Superior safety in wet conditions thanks to the high silica content. Better traction and riding comfort with high pitch sequence
Improved rolling resistance, wet performance and better mileage
Low noise emission and low rolling resistance achieved by optimised pitch sequence and siping design
EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
PZeroPZ4SC tyre review
Average based on 265 test results
Grip in dry conditions
Braking in dry conditions
Grip in wet conditions
Braking in wet conditions
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Internal noise level
18.09.2022fromDAVID These are as close to perfect summer tyres that I have come across in more than 50+ years of spirited driving. Wet grip is of great importance, and these tyres are actually AO, which I always purchase, as I understand that grip was paramount in AUDIs requirements. The car is a modified 25th Anniversary model and is fitted with SACHS Race Engineering Coil-Over suspension. The cylinder head has been ported and polished with the motor now producing well over 200 ps.
14.06.2021fromy2kdisease Car had 20" 245/35r20 runflats in front and 275/30r20 runflats (all MOE) for RWD w213 luxury saloon.
The car came with these factory fitted MOE runflat tyres. I've Replaced these tyres and wheels at 10600km. I've driven 8600km of that mileage.
The tyres wore like rubber bands on the 20" wheels. Steering as a result is very precise in both wet and dry.
Front 245/30s have sound deadening foam and overall tyre noise is quiet in the cabin (but just wee bit louder than the 18" PS4 tyres I replaced them with).
Ride comfort is 8/10 on highways due to air suspension. On chip seal, speed humps, potholed roads ride comfort is 5/10 - there is very abrupt jarring transmitted to cabin due to tyre profile and rims.
Wet grip in cold (5'C) and damp country highways was 7/10 at 110km/h speeds - there was some slip noticeable.
Dry grip was 8/10 most of the time but with occasional rear traction slips at highway speeds in curves.
This combination of tyres and rims is quite poor for a luxury sedan and compliant rides.
06.06.2020fromChris Farnell These tyres are great. Low road noise, and surprisingly grippy in the wet. Like really grippy
12.06.2019fromTony Galloni I have used Pirelli P Zeros for about 15 yrs and they are a great tyre