Scorpion EXO-R2000 helmet introduced

Scorpion EXO-R2000 helmet introduced

Written by  on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:28

“Destroying Boundaries.” That is the calling card of the all new EXO-R2000 full face helmet from Scorpion Sports. From concept to production, the R2000 has been developed to perform under the most demanding conditions and tested in the most brutal proving grounds in the world: MotoGP.  Proof that a premium product does not necessarily mean a premium price tag, Scorpion’s all new EXO-R2000 revolutionizes what riders will expect from the premium full-face helmet category.

With a world class team of designers, developers, engineers, and test pilots, Scorpion’s new R2000 is nothing short of extraordinary performance at an unbeatable price. The EXO-R2000 is launching over the Thanksgiving Holiday and will be available nationwide the first week of December. More information is available at www.scorpionusa.com or through your local Scorpion Authorized Retailer. Get Stung.

EXO-R2000 Features and Benefits: The EXO-R2000 is Scorpion’s flagship performance race helmet. Built with our exclusive TCT® composite shell construction, the lightweight EXO-R2000 was developed by Scorpion engineers with input from MotoGP® riders and tested on the track as well as in the lab. Scorpion’s exclusive Ellip-Tec® ratchet technology ensures a tight seal around the shield while the advanced aero-tuned ventilation system produces generous airflow and circulation throughout the helmet. The aerodynamically designed tear-drop shell shape minimizes buffeting at high speeds and the AirFit® cheekpad system ensures a custom snug fit. The EXO-R2000 comes equipped with Emergency Release cheek pads, a standard EverClear® shield PLUS a bonus Dark Smoke EverClear® shield. Pinlock® MaxVision®-ready flat shields with tearoff posts are available as an accessory for the track. Scorpion’s DNA is infused into every facet of the EXO-R2000 and the result is a new benchmark for quality and value in a premium helmet.

Radically New Shell Engineering: Touting a lightweight design that has an extremely compact volume due to four different shells and six dual density-EPS liner configurations, the R2000 is fine tuned for aerodynamic performance and exceptional fitment. Scorpion’s revolutionary TCT® (Thermodynamic Composite Technology) shell technology is a five-layer proprietary blend of interlaced and specially formulated materials that work to decrease weight yet provide the structural stability to meet or exceed SNELL and DOT standards.

All-new Ellip-Tec® Shield & Base Plate System: Scorpion’s all new Ellip-Tec® ratchet mechanism is the result of relentless engineering to create a MotoGP worthy shield system that incorporates the needs of everyday riders. The symmetrical elliptical movement pulls the shield back against the eye port gasket to ensure a proper seal in the closed position yet maintains a quick-release mechanism for fast and complication-free shield changes. The new base plate system incorporates a city-vent and locking lever for quick and easy adjustments.

EverClear® No-Fog Shield and Pinlock® MaxVision®: The EXO-R2000 comes equipped with Scorpion’s optically correct Everclear® 3D clear shield for fog-free riding out of the box. A bonus Dark Smoke EverClear® shield comes standard with every R2000 purchase and includes a premium micro-fiber protector. The R2000 also supports an all-new flat shield accessory featuring tear-off posts and Pinlock® MaxVision® compatibility for unprecedented visual clarity.

Ventilation and Microclimate Management: The R2000 features six-intake and ten-exhaust vents to maximize air-intake and exhaust through negative pressure suction. This highly engineered ventilation system works in conjunction with Scorpion’s proprietary EverClear® no-fog 3D shield and KwikWick2® antimicrobial/moisture wicking liner systems to maximize airflow, visibility, and comfort. The KwikWick2® and KwikFit® liner system is removable and washable and incorporates strategically placed pads to comfortably accommodate eyewear along with a full neck-roll and all-new Emergency-Release cheek-pad function.

AirFit® Liner Inflation System: Scorpion’s proprietary AirFit® inflation system allows the rider to quickly and easily manage and adjust the R2000's fit-integrity, keeping a snug fit through varying elements and riding conditions.

Premium Details: Titanium Double D-Rings, included Aero Skirt for increased aerodynamics and reduced wind-noise, and a industry leading 5-year warranty are just a few of the additional premium accoutrements that make the all-new EXO-R2000 stand out from the pack. Keeping in line with Scorpion’s Quality/Value DNA, the R2000 is shattering expectations with a starting price of $369.95 for solid colors.

For more information visit http://www.scorpionusa.com. Aformentioned pricing in US dollars. Scorpion is distributed by Motovan in Canada.

-- From Motorsports Newswire

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