The 2008 Bimota DB7, powered by the Ducati 1098 v-twin!
These are the first pics of the all-new Bimota DB7. Designed by Enrico Borghesan, the standard bike is powered by the Ducati 1098 engine, and there will also be a higher-performance DB7 fitted with the WSBK-spec 1200cc engine from the Ducati 1098R!
We think the bike looks quite stunning in its red, black and white livery. There are twin stacked headlamps at the front, flanked by air-intakes for that raging Ducati v-twin underneath and the front turn indicators are integrated into the rear-view mirrors. The chassis and swingarm are a mix of oval-section steel tube trellis and cast aluminium sections. Front forks are beefy looking USD units and brakes are Brembo units, with radial-mount calipers at front.
No official word from Bimota on power and performance figures yet, but the bike could well be up to the task of taking on its competition from Europe and Japan. Check back for more details soon!
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