2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848: MD First Ride …

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2012 Ducati Streetfighter MD First Ride

When we the launch of the new 2012 Ducati 848, we got something we did not entirely This bike is much than a smaller displacement of the big 1100. That original is simply too much motorcycle for enthusiasts.

A very aggressive geometry and that huge, superbike motor, together wide handlebars make for a handful. Ducati has done than stick a smaller in that chassis with the new

If you wanted more performance you could find from a or a Hypermotard, perhaps a jump to the 1100 was too big. The Streetfighter 848 be your answer, as it starts the smaller, but still powerful 848 EVO which has been tuned for smoother power delivery and fuel consumption and emissions. worry, Ducati says the still puts out 132 hp at 10,000 more than enough for … bike enthusiasts.

In addition to the smaller engine, has gone to a less radical geometry. The 1100 was almost feeling, but the new chassis, based on the used on the 848 EVO sportbike, calms down, and even provides feedback and confidence.

Changes with revised suspension. The fork, new to the 848, has a more street-friendly feel, and the Sachs shock is also a bit softer and on the road. The ergonomics compliment as the 848 has handlebars that are a bit higher, to more comfort.

We began by sampling the Streetfighter 848 on the A beautiful route that by the Ferrari factory in Maranello and the test track.

As soon as you to ride the Streetfighter 848, you the smoother, friendlier power in comparison with the 848 superbike. as low as 2000 RPM, the engine predictably and with a linear in power. Power is nevertheless but flexible enough that you have to worry about the tachometer needle is pointing.

The response is almost as surprising, and as the feel from the new front-end and fork.

The Marzocchi fork wonderfully on the street, compliant but enough to provide excellent from the asphalt. The new handlebar is taller, but is still a bit aggressive with some other that are more upright. it is not a radical position by any means, and comfortable for street travel.

After 60 miles or so on the road, it was to test the Streetfighter 848 on the race The venue was Modena with new asphalt. It serves more as a track than a racing and still lacks some to make it as grippy as one might

To counter this, Pirelli was with a new version of the Diablo SC, including a new rear profile came directly from the Supersport championship series (a 180

After just two short, 15 sessions, it was clear that the 848 is a viable track weapon. Due to its weight, it is easy to change on, but still very stable fast sweeping corners. of that stability comes a swingarm that is 35 mm longer the one found on the Streetfighter 1100.

gave me the confidence to exit more aggressively without about a loss of traction.

several recent Ducati the Streetfighter 848 features traction Eight different settings are and the thorough instrumentation tells you setting you have chosen, with providing lap times and of other information.

The radial-mounted Brembo calipers are very Plenty of feel and feedback hard on the brakes, and they well both on the track and on the

For a … bike, high-speed on the road is relatively comfortable as the including a very narrow tank, allows you to keep of your body out of the wind. The are rigidly mounted, allowing you to the glass section only, but work surprisingly well … the trend towards good but poor functioning mirrors on some other models. The exhausts look good and good, without being so that you end a long ride a headache.

The new Streetfighter 848 has learned lessons from its older brother. It is still a fast, …, but something more and comfortable to use in the real world. The 848 is available in three color including yellow with frame, all-black, and red with red

U.S. MSRP is $12,995.00. For details and specifications, visit web site .

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