Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

Arai’s Isle Of Man TT helmet is one of the most highly anticipated helmets year after year. The Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet is finally here and ready for purchase!

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet – MSRP $1,059.95

This year’s graphic features a black and red color scheme with “TT” in white on both sides. The sides of the helmet have the signature Isle of Man triskelion (three-leg symbol). The top has “Isle of Man” and “Ellan Vannin,” the native name for the island, written on it.

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

The new PB SNC2 Shell of the Corsair-X is much lighter than the previous version. In fact, it is 30% lighter than the Corsair-V. This is greatly attributed to the synthetic fibers and special resin formula that Arai has developed. Arai has not abandoned their special R75 shell shape, however. A lightweight, aerodynamic, and protective helmet is very sought after by racers, and Arai certainly has delivered.

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

One of the biggest changes with this helmet is the upgraded ventilation system. The top/center vent allows around 11% more airflow than the Corsair-V did. All of the vents on the Corsair-X are longer, more durable, and easier to adjust with gloves.

Arai Limited Edition Corsair-X IOM TT 2018 Helmet

Another significant change is the new “Variable Axis System” (VAS). The VAS has a variable axis (moving pivot point) allowing the shield to open and close, even with the 24mm lower shield mount position.

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The interior of the Corsair-X not only provides protection – it also does a great job keeping you cool. The plush lining in combination with the ventilation system wicks sweat away and helps keep you at a comfortable temperature. The interior is made of Eco Pure material, which helps maintain neutral acidity levels close to the human skin and antibacterial consumption.

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5mm peel away ear pockets on the Corsair-X allow riders room for a communication system. Per customers’ requests, Arai lowered the chin bar by 3mm for extra comfort (great for riders that use a microphone) and upgraded the chin curtain and neck roll to help block out unwanted noise and help improve ventilation.

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The Corsair-X comes with a VAS V MV Shield, which is a clear anti-fog Pinlock shield. There are several tinted shield options available for purchase as well. The Arai Corsair-X is both 2015 Snell and DOT certified.

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To learn more about this helmet and the entire Arai Corsair line, visit our Ultimate Guide to the Arai Corsair. For a step by step guide to removing the Corsair-X face shield, click here.

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