Wednesday, October 06, 2010

2011 Ducati 1198 SP, 848 Evo: Official pics, specs, video

Ducati 848 Evo
The 2011 Ducati 848 Evo, 1198 SP and Streetfighter are here...
2011 Ducati 848 Evo 2011 Ducati 1198 SP 2011 Ducati Streetfighter

Ducati are ready with their range of new bikes for the INTERMOT Show at Cologne, in Germany. Most of these ‘new’ bikes are old bikes with a fresh coat of paint and minor tweaks, but they still look good anyway. ‘Our presence at the show is proof of our commitment to customers in Germany and northern Europe, and underlines our aim to expand in Germany, which is the second most important market in Europe for Ducati. For this reason we decided to preview here some of the new products scheduled for 2011, such as the new additions to the Superbike family with the 848EVO and 1198 SP, and new liveries for the Monster and Streetfighter models,’ says Gabriele Del Torchio, President - Ducati Motor Holding.

‘Despite a shrinking global motorcycle market, we have used Ducati’s product policy and the quality of its distribution network to improve both our market share, now at 8.5%, and also to increase our sales by 5% compared to this period 2009,’ added Torchio.

Additions to the Ducati Superbike family are on show in a preview of the 2011 range, including the new 848 Evo, which packs 140bhp and is equipped with Brembo Monobloc callipers and steering damper. This ‘performance-enhanced’ model is being shown at the INTERMOT show in its new ‘arctic white’ livery and red wheels and frame.

For 2011, the standard 1198 gets Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Data Analyser (DDA) and the all-new Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) fitted as standard equipment on all versions. The standard 1198 is joined by the new 1198SP, which gets DTC, DQS, DDA, Ohlins TTX rear suspension, slipper clutch and aluminium fuel tank, in addition to the earlier S version’s Ohlins front suspension, forged Marchesini wheels and lightweight carbonfibre components. The 1198SP is priced at €22,690.

Other bikes in the Ducati lineup, including the Streetfighter and 696 Monster, also get new paintjobs and other minor cosmetic tweaks.


Awesome. Beautiful. We want the 1198SP!

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