2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO and SP Review

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Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO

2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO and SP

Ducati’s Hypermotard first cover at the Milan Show in as a design experiment to gauge response, and received so much that the bike went production in mid-2007—in 1100 and variants—as a 2008 model. then the 1100S has received and fork upgrades, and the range was in late-09 when the 796 was added to the

But now the 2010 Hypermotard 1100 Evo return with significant including a lighter and more 1078cc “desmodue” V-twin and lightened trellis frames. The between base and SP models has extended, making the SP a harder option for more-experienced riders.

Ducati Hypermotard EVO Launch

flew us to Phoenix, Arizona in a new Piaggio P180 Avanti II pusher turboprop airplane to the bikes. The company chose because it hardly ever there. Naturally, it rained on us for of the time, and left the roads wet and

But the escape from regular flights just about up for it.

2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO

Modifications to the new 1100 Evoluzione include the use of vacuum …-cast engine cases, a lighter assembly with a flywheel on Ducati’s 848 engine design, and the use of neodymium magnets in the alternator—which now has a cover. All told, the engine 11.5 pounds, according to spokesmen.

Internal engine include a new Siemens fuel-injection (replacing the Magneti-Marelli equipment used), a revised inlet design in a new cylinderhead that now has one sparkplug and works with a new to bump compression from to 11.3:1. Higher-lift camshaft operate —as is usual—with Ducati’s valve mechanism. As a result, the engine puts out 95 horsepower at rpm, an improvement of five-hp the predecessor’s 90 at 7,750 rpm

2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO

In its reach for more power, engineers had to accept a torque achieved 1,000 rpm further up the than before, with pound-feet at 5,750 rpm. But the torque spread is relatively on the big V-twin, the actual peak matter that much. The Evo gets two oxygen sensors to trim the fuel mixture at each throttle body the previous engine had just and the air intake duct allows airflow.

Finally, the engine from an oil cooler with more cooling area and intervals that have to 7,500 miles. Abetting the in the quest for lighter weight and performance is a trellis frame has had its forged suspension pickup replaced with lighter, equivalents for a claimed reduction in of about four pounds.

Ducati Hypermotard EVO Review

The between the normal 1100 Evo and its SP are primarily in the bike’s chassis. The SP has Marzocchi forks (with black coatings) with more travel and a 1.4-inch ride height. Where the bike wears a Sachs shock, the SP flaunts a remote-reservoir unit.

Wheels on the SP are red-striped, forged-alloy shod with Pirelli Supercorsa SPs. The base uses cast-alloy rims by more comprehensively grooved Rosso tires. While models wear Brembo the SP has twin monoblock calipers up for truly spectacular braking

The SP also features handlebars risers that are about inches higher than on the Evo.

2010 Ducati EVO Review

Both models now the switches and the instrument panel we well from the Streetfighter, features various trip functions (including a lap-time and white back-lighting. Here the SP is differentiated from the plain-Jane Evo by Ducati’s DDA data-capture system as equipment. Completing the model are several pieces of carbon-fiber on the SP that are not present on the Evo.

Ducati Hypermotard EVO Review

The news is that the 1100 Evo is the same as the outgoing base model, at $11,995, while the SP matches its 1100 S predecessor’s tag of $14,495.

Editors’ Note

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With its tall riding high-output engine and responsive this is not the ideal beginner’s But it is easy to ride, with a handling envelope, forgiving characteristics, and excellent brakes. The 1100 Evo has a seat height of inches, which is pretty for most people, but it’s than the lofty 34.4 of the SP, which had even this rider on tiptoes to get both down.

The clutch pull is and gear engagement is slick and For trolling around town, would be best served by the Evo. Its midrange fueling was and less prone to bucking or cutoff when the throttle was

All the Evo SPs present were fitted an optional single can Termignoni and the special ECU that comes it (the normal Evos dual underseat cans), and was reason to suspect that the were either unfinished or the ECU intended for use with the Termignonis was not

2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO

But the stock Evo is completely civilized to use town, with plenty of response, smooth integration the clutch and transmission, and a pleasantly exhaust note until at high revs at wide-open when it becomes a little vocal. The optional Termignoni is pretty loud all the time, and attract unwanted attention though people generally the character of the sound.

With the high-mounted bars and rider posture, the Hyper is a around-town runner. Only the of its bars—with their prominent protector/mirror/turnsignal assemblies—gives pause you’re about to slice obstacles. It sure provides leverage, however, conspiring the sportbike-quick fork rake to produce snappy changes of

2010 Ducati Hypermotard EVO

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO
Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO

Intermediate Riders

These should have no problem the Hyper, other than able to scare themselves But the Evo has enough grip, stability and clearance that the bike is to be much faster than of the riders in this category. One to watch for on the SP, should an intermediate choose to go this extreme in his or her choice, is the upgraded Brembo front brakes.

These are in anyone’s book, and they hard and fast in response to the Two fingers are more than to get big deceleration Gs, and a panicky grab at the lever will rotate bike over its front with no difficulty. Ironically, you have calibrated yourself to amazing power, the “normal” on the standard Evo feel soft, too much lever travel.

Ducati Hypermotard EVO Review

But are pretty good too, you’ve become accustomed to response rate. As are the suspension on the standard model. Even the Sachs rear shock was to providing unsettling feedback on the wet we traversed between Scottsdale and Flats, making us wonder if we sliding around, the ride was and pretty well controlled.

And it may be that the shorter Marzocchi on the base Evo produces less dive under hard than the one on the SP.

Acceleration is decently on both models, but not time-warpingly as on Ducati’s superbike siblings. quick for most people’s for sure, and not way out of proportion to the skill of with a reasonable amount of Unless you plan to do a lot of track or enter competitive events, the Evo is certainly enough bike for people.

2010 Ducati EVO Review

Because of its broad envelope, expert riders love this bike. you can back the bike into a at extreme lean angles, take one hand off the bar to wave Reuben Xaus in the famous from the first Hypermotard you haven’t exhausted its potential.

The SP has greater cornering clearance the plain Evo, so the first that touches down will be your elbow. probably not—the handlebar is now higher than ever. But you get the

Big lean angles are possible though the wet surfaces out at Tortilla did not encourage us to explore them.

While the SP wears premium the Rossos on the standard machine are good tires, too, and prove quite adequate for street use. And while the riding position does not long-distance comfort, we found the of long-travel suspension and high to be comfortable on the relatively brief we made, and the riding position helped deal with the wind blast.

2010 Hypermotard EVO Review

But the best about the Hypermotard is its extroverted and its tendency toward hooligan With tons of torque and throttle response, the husky will pull wheelies you want. The desmodue seems to on full throttle runs to the light, when everything in concert.

It’s maneuverable, sure-footed, and fast. Plus it its own manic tendencies in the way it looks.

quite a combination. No wonder riders are re-thinking their attitudes.

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