News Ducati Newport Beach debuts Hypermotard 796

Ducati Newport Beach debuts Hypermotard 796

On December 19th Ducati Newport Beach (DNB) will debut the new 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 796. The first two of this much anticipated supermotard will be on display and ready for delivery. The Ducati 796 Hypermotard was a hit at the recent IMS Motorcycle Show in Long Beach.

Visitors were able to see firsthand new ergo’s and features including an almost 1" lower seat height than the Hypermotard 1100. Other differences include an all new Desmodue engine producing 81 hp and 56.7lb.-ft torque, a wet clutch with easier lever pull, and the same new compact switchgear as seen on the 2010 Streetfighter.

Along with this event, Ducati Newport Beach is conducting a suspension set up clinic with In House Suspension. For a fee of $40, In House Suspension will dial in a set up based on individual riding style and riding conditions.

As well, Ducati Newport Beach would like to welcome Shoei Helmets as DNB is now an Official Shoei Helmets Authorized Dealer stocking all the latest models including the New Shoei X12 and RF 1100 for 2010!

Doors open at 9:00 am sharp. food and refreshments are to be provided by Ducati Newport Beach.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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