Juve drew 1-1 with Benevento last weekend.
“This is an important derby for the two sets of fans, it's always tense," Pirlo told Juventus TV. “It's nice to play, there are many emotions involved.
“I was lucky enough to be part of it several times, to win and score important goals."
The Old Lady arrive from a 3-0 win over Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League.
“Now, we try to recover some strength from the game the other night," he said. “We mentally prepare for an important game.
“Torino are built well and have an excellent coach. They express proactive football with excellent players in all departments."