Behold the new hotness from Michelin. The Pilot Super Sport will replace the gracefully aging Pilot Sport PS2, and the first ones are just hitting the market. What better way than on the rediculously amazing 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO. That means right now the only confirmed sizes are 285/30-20 and 315/35-20, but fear not, eventually we should start seeing more sizes roll out.
You might be thinking, "well what about the Pilot Sport 3? That sounds like the next PS2." Well it is...sort of. The PS3 will focus more on original equipment fitments for manufacturers and the Super Sport seems like it's positioned for the aftermarket and supercars.
You know Michelin's engineering is soild when their new tire seems like a PS2 and a Sport Cup got together and the Pilot Super Sport was the end result. If that's true, then the bump in performance will be welcomed by PS2 fans and Sport Cup fans might enjoy the better hydroplaning resistance and increased life. It's a match made in heaven.
As you can imagine we are looking forward to getting some seat time above a set of Super Sports and if the 599 GTO is any indicator, it should be fantastic.