Pirelli partners on Infiniti Project Black S
Project Black S explores the potential for a new Infiniti performance model featuring unique-for-the-road technology inspired by Formula One with Pirelli designing and constructing bespoke tires developed exclusively for “Project Black S”.
Premium car manufacturer, Infiniti, and Pirelli, Official Formula One tire supplier, announced at the Canadian Grand Prix they will collaborate on Infiniti’s “Project Black S” high performance hybrid.
Unveiled in March 2017, “Project Black S” explores the potential of a future performance model for Infiniti. Pirelli’s contribution will include the design and construction of bespoke tires developed exclusively for “Project Black S.”
The groundbreaking project hints at how a performance hybrid powertrain – developed in close collaboration with Renault Sport Formula One Team – could significantly enhance the performance and dynamics of an Infiniti Q60.
Pirelli was attracted to the Project Black S as a true track-to-road technology transfer project.
“Project Black S” is a collaborative venture between Infiniti and its Renault-Nissan Alliance partner, Renault Sport Formula One Team, celebrating the relationship between the two.