Sin recuento minucioso, tengo la impresión de que Sibarita del coito ha sido aclamado mayoritariamente como ganador de las zapatillas Pirelli. Sibarita, le pongo un mensaje electrónico a la dirección de correo que dejó cuando rellenó las respuestas. Espero que fuera una dirección de correo válida. También podríamos localizarlo por la IP, pero es demasiado lío.

Pongo en verde las respuestas correctas a juicio de Pirelli.

1
What is the maximum speed approved for winter tyres with speed code W?

50 km/h
90 km/h
130 km/h
270 km/h

2
What is the risk for a front wheel drive vehicle – if winter tyres are fitted only to the front wheels?

The car will go into a spin.
The car will go off road in a bend.
Difficulty in advancing on slippery or snow-covered roads.
Ruining the clutch.

3
Winter tyres are designed specifically to ensure maximum performance below which borderline temperature?

12 °C / 53,6 °F
9°C / 48.2 °F
5°C / 41 °F
7°C / 44.6 °F

4
If the tyre pressure at +20 °C (68 °F) is 2.0 bar, what is it at a temperature of -5°C (23°F)?
1.75 bar
2.25 bar
1.59 bar
2.80 bar

5
Winter tyres need a certain tread depth to perform well. What is the limit at which the change of tyres is recommended?

3 mm (0.118 inch)
2.5 mm (0.098 inch)
4 mm (0.157 inch)
1.6 mm (0.062 inch)

6
When not used, winter tyres should preferably be stored:

Mounted on wheel hubs and inflated.
Stacked on their sides.
Cover with an insulating sheet.
Mounted on wheel hubs and inflated, keeping a regular check on pressure.

7
The texture of winter tyres compared to summer ones is:

Harder
Softer
The same

8
When is it advisable to use winter tyres?

In winter.
When it snows.
In the mountains.
When the temperature falls below 7°C (44.6°F)

9
When was the brand Pirelli established?

1872
1901
1923
1951

10
Every how many kilometres is it advisable to rotate winter tyres?

every 6/7,000 km.
every 10/12,000 km.
every 14/16,000 km.
every 20/25,000 km.

11
How much shorter is the braking distance on snow with winter tyres as opposed to summer tyres?
5%
10%
15%
20%

12
The letters “M+S” ( or “MS”, “M/S”, “M-S”, “M&S”) on winter tyres, are the abbreviation of:
Mountain & Snow
Mud & Snow
Mountain & Sport
Mud & Ski

13
Which was the first car to be sold with the possibility of customising it with a variety of optional accessories, including tyres?

VW Maggiolino
Ford Mustang
Fiat 500
Mercedes SL Pagoda

14
Who wrote “If you want to give a man something practical, consider tires. More than once, I would have gladly traded all the gifts I got for a new set of tires.”?

Jack London
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dave Barry
Dan Brown

15
In the Pixar cartoon “Cars”, the tyres on various cars bear the wording:

Gamma Quadrant Sector 4
The faster cartoon
Pixar 3
Moon tyre

16
The word pneumatic (as in pneumatic tyres) comes from the ancient Greek term “pneuma”, which means:

Breath
Air
Wheel
Lung

17
At the Hamburg Tire Technology Expo in 2009, Pirelli received recognition for:

Most beautiful calendar.
Best texture for winter tyres.
Innovation and excellence.
Best tyre for rough terrain.

18
Which population uses old tyres as soles for its shoes?

Masai
Bushmen
Tibetan
Dayak

19
Which is the first year of the famous Pirelli Calendar?
1928
1958
1964
1984

20
Who was the female protagonist of the first Pirelli Film?
Uma Thurman
Naomi Campbell
Monica Bellucci
Sharon Stone

21
Which is the claim of Pirelli since 1994?
If you are going to drive, drive!
Control is nothing without power.
Pirelli – the most wanted tyres.
Power is nothing without control.

22
What is the exact meaning of the abbreviation MIRS?
Modular Integrated Robotized System
Multifunctional Industrial Reinforced Solution
Monitoring Industrial Rubber System
Modular Innovative Rolling Solution

23
Which is the name of the actual Pirelli Winter tyre for SUV vehicles?
Snow Defender
Winter Carving Ice & Snow
Scorpion Ice & Snow
Scorpion Mud & Snow

24
Which mountain gave name to one of the Pirelli tyres?
Stelvio
Cervino
Everest
Kilimangiaro

25
In which motor race did Pirelli reach the first victory?
Paris – Dakar
Peking – Paris
Moscow – Peking
Targa Florio

Nosotros, a pesar de ganar, pusimos mal cinco respuestas: la 2 (Difficulty in advancing on slippery or snow-covered roads, por sentido común); la 13 (Mercedes SL Pagoda, por decisión mancomunada); la 16 (Air, después de consultar la etimología); la 18 (Dayak, a boleo); la 25 (Targa Florio, por intuición)

Ganamos con una nota de 8. Había poca competencia si pudimos ganar con una nota tan baja.

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