PIRELLI CINTURATO ™ CA67
- Pirelli’s Cinturato was the first radial tyre developed for sports cars and came out in 1952.
- Cinturato CA67 (or Cintura) was fitted the worlds best sports cars such as Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin & Lotus.
- Pirelli’s Cinturato CA67 is still made to the highest standards in a wide range of important classic car sizes.
When the Pirelli first developed the Cinturato CA67 radial tyres back in the early ‘50s it was initially called Cintura. When looking at period adverts you will see Pirelli adverts for their Cintura range of tyres which soon morphed into the Cinturato CA67 that is being produced today.
PIRELLI CINTURATO ™ CA67 Tyres
PIRELLI first introduced their CINTURATO ™ range of radial tyres in 1952, using the CA67 tread pattern. Within no time at all the CA67 CINTURATO ™ tyres were being fitted by the likes of Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Lotus, Maserati, Ferrari & Aston Martin.
A: Cinturato means belted. The Pirelli Cinturato CA67 belted radial tyres for classic sports cars was first developed in 1952 and took over as standard fitment for the supercars of the period through out the 1950s and 1960s.
A: The early CA67 Pirelli Cinturato range of classic car tyres, are predominantly made in Turkey or Argentina. It is important to note that though these Pirelli tyres are sadly not made in Italy, they are made in Pirelli factories to Pirelli’s stringent quality control systems.
A: Yes. When the Cinturato range first came out they were called Cintura. There have also been a variety of changes made as the range has been produced. Now Pirelli make the Cinturato CA67 which is the perfect tyre for classic cars, and specially for cars such as XK120 Jaguars that originally fitted crossply.