2008 Ducati 848 Review — Review and Riding Impressions of the 2008 Ducati 848

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Ducati 848

The Bottom Line


All the personality you’d expect an Italian exotic.

Nimbler the pricier 1098.

Same body as the 1098.



All the ergonomic discomfort expect from an Italian

Not as quick or torquey as a 1098.

No clutch.

That lingering that you should’ve bought a


Same bodywork as the 1098/1098S.

Powered by an 849cc, 134 L-twin.

320mm, 4-piston brakes.

370 lb dry weight.

Multiplate wet (vs. the 1098’s dry clutch.)

price: $13,495.

Guide — Ducati 848 Review

The 1098 ($15,995) is a phenomenally and focused bike, but its 160 hp engine is more power than you can use on the road. Enter the Ducati 848 its 134 horsepower, 849cc L-twin may the low-end torque of its big-bore big but it offers a lighter package in the same … skin.

If you’ve ever straddled a you’ll experience a case of d-j- vu when you climb an 848; from its narrow to its MotoGP-inspired instrumentation. the 848 feels the same. An underseat exhaust up the seat when the ambient rises and you’ll still far and low for the grips, a posture that very conducive to comfort. but the small Start button on the grip and you’ll likely any discomfort, at least for a while.

The 848’s L-twin sounds nothing else; it’s got a unique, irregular exhaust that’s loud and distinctive— Ducati, indeed. Its wet clutch rattle like the 1098’s dry and shifter lever action is though false neutrals encountered several times 5th and 6th gears. Off the line, the 848 accelerates a torqueyness you just don’t get an inline-4 (though it’s less grunty than the You’ll have to push the to around 8,000 rpm for serious

The 848 turns in crisply and handles excellent accuracy. Though it the premium -hlins suspension of the 1098S, its light weight it eager to turn and lean, and its are plenty strong.

Quick, nimble, and unrelentingly the Ducati 848 is a great choice for not quite ready for the 1098’s the top performance. It may lack literbike but it’s also a great way to a few bucks without sacrificing

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