Motorcycle Racing News 2011 Ducati 1198 SP | Quick Look

2011 Ducati 1198 SP | Quick Look

2011 Ducati Superbike

The latest crown jewel in Ducati’s formidable Superbike family, the 2011 1198 SP, features 170 horsepower and a massive 97 ft/lbs of torque powering a mere 370 pounds.

Making the most of their considerable MotoGP experience, Ducati’s 1198 SP also comes with an electronics package that includes a digital dash, traction control and a Data Analyzer, while a slipper clutch and quick shifter will make the track day junkies ecstatic.

Other top shelf goodies include an Ohlins front fork and TTX rear shock, an aluminum fuel tank and Brembo radial brakes. Already a world-class performer, Ducati’s stunning 1198 SP is Italian design and charisma at its traffic-stopping best.

2011 Ducati 1198 SP | Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: 4vpc L-twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 106mm x 67.9mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 12.7:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 56.3 inches
  • RAKE: 24.1 degrees
  • DRY WEIGHT: 370 pounds
  • PRICE: $21,995

For a look into the entire 2011 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

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