Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. is an Italian company that designs and manufactures motorcycles. Headquartered in Bologna, Italy, Ducati is owned by German automotive manufacturer Audi through its Italian subsidiary Lamborghini, which is all owned by the Volkswagen Group. read more at WikiPedia

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    Type 1679cc liquid-cooled 65 V-4, DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder
    Bore x Stroke 90.0mm x 66.0mm
    Compression Ratio 11.3:1
    Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
    Ignition TCI
    Transmission 5-speed, multi plate slipper clutch
    Final Drive Shaft
    Suspension/Front 52mm telescopic cartridge fork w/oxidized titanium coating. Fully adjustable pre load, compression and rebound; 4.7 in travel
    Suspension/Rear Single shock w/remote reservoir and remote adjustable for pre load, compression and rebound
    Brakes/Front Dual 320mm wave-type discs; radial mount 6-piston calipers, Brembo® radial pump master cylinder
    Brakes/Rear 298mm wave-type disc, single-piston caliper and Brembo® master cylinder
    Tires/Front Bridgestone Radial 120/70-R18 59V
    Tires/Rear Bridgestone Radial 200/50-R18 76V
    Length 94.3 in
    Width 32.3 in
    Height 46.8 in
    Seat Height 30.5 in
    Wheelbase 66.9 in
    Rake (Caster Angle) 31.0 in
    Fuel Capacity 4.0 gal
    Fuel Economy** 27 mpg
    Wet Weight 683 lb (310 kg)

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  • Can-Am Spyder RT Limited is impossible to categorize beyond the Luxury Touring category. Thanks to a pair of front wheels, this unique three-wheeler is a fascinating and beguiling curiosity for motorcyclists. The Rotax-powered 998cc machine puts out 100 horsepower and runs through an optional semi-automatic five-speed transmission.

    High technology includes a stability system, traction control, ABS and Dynamic Power Steering. Storage on the machine is plentiful, thanks to a front trunk with a 35-pound capacity.

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    Can-Am dedicated site about the Can-Am Spyder RT Limited

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    Italian motorcycle maker Ducati unveiled the 1199 Panigale, its new top-of-the-line sport bike. $17,995 for the base model,&160; $22,995 for the S version.


    2012 DUCATI 1199 Panigale Gallery

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  • The Monster 1100EVO perfectly mixes high engine power, a Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC) contained of advanced electronics, a new sports concept and superior riding pleasure to refine the original Monster formula, which makes it an icon of the naked segment.

    The two-valve engine on the Monster 1100EVO features a crankcase which significantly reduces overall engine weight.

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    Ducati dedicated site about the Ducati Monster 1100 EVO

  • Ducati 1199 Panigale S Tricolore

    The 1199 Panigale S is decked out in a Tricolor livery to celebrate "Made in Borgo Panigale" technological excellence and mark the start of a new Ducati Superbike era.

    The Superquadro power has been increased up to 195 HP@10,750 rpm, an absolute reference for a series-produced twin-cylinder, while torque has been increased to 13.5 kgm@9,000 rpm

    2012 MSRP $15,050 (Incl. ABS)

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    Ducati dedicated site about the 2012 Superbike Ducati 1199 Panigale S Tricolore

  • Available with a ridiculous price tag...

    • 45'000CHF for the Ducati 1098R (white one)
    • 98'000 CHF for the Ducati RR Desmosedici (red one)




    Ducati RR Desmosedici
    Type L-4 cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, Desmodromic, 4 valves per cylinder, gear driven camshafts
    Displacement 989 cc
    Power More than 200 HP @ 13,500 rpm (with racing exhaust (102 dB) - without catalytic converter)
    Torque n/a
    Fuel injection Four 50 mm Magneti Marelli throttle bodies, 12-hole "microjet" with injectors over throttle, manual idle control
    Exhaust '4 into 2 into 1'vertical exit exhaust/silencer
    Emissions Euro 3
    Transmission &160;
    Gearbox 6-speed; Cassette type
    Clucth Dry multi-plate slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
    Vehicle &160;
    Body Full carbon fiber bodywork
    Frame Tubular steel trellis hybrid, carbon fibre seat support, aluminium swingarm
    Front Suspension Öhlins 'FG353' PFF forks USD 43 mm pressurized, with preload, rebound and compression adjustment, TiN coated sliders
    Front Wheel Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
    Rear Suspension Öhlins rear shock, with rebound, low/high speed compression adjustment, and hydraulic preload adjustment
    Rear Wheel Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
    Tyres Bridgestone
    Front Brake Two Brembo radial "monoblock" calipers with four 34 mm pistons; two semi-floating 320 mm x 6 mm discs, with machined flange: the same as GP6 wet race set-up
    Rear Brake 240 mm fixed disc, floating caliper with two 34 mm pistons
    Fuel tank aluminium alloy
    Dry Weight n/a
    Instruments New lightweight Corse electronic multifunction dashboard with LCD 'bar' graph tachometer, trip/odometer, anti-theft immobilizer, lap time measurement, oil pressure, fuel reserve, EOBD, clock, air temperature, rev counter
    Colors Two versions - 1) Desmosedici RR: Rosso GP with a white number plate on the tail section; 2) Desmosedici RR "Team Version": Rosso GP with broad white fairing stripe. A team sponsor decal kit will be provided with each bike.
    Versions Single-seat

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    Engine Type L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled
    Displacement 1099cc 1099cc
    Bore x Stroke 104x64.7mm 104x64.7mm
    Compression Ratio 12.4:1 12.4:1
    Power 155hp - 115.6kw @ 9500rpm 155hp - 115.6kw @ 9500rpm
    Torque 87.5lb-ft 119Nm @ 9500rpm 87.5lb-ft 119Nm @ 9500rpm
    Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection,&160; elliptical throttle bodies.
    Exhaust Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers
    Clutch Dry multi plate with hydraulic control Dry multi plate with hydraulic control
    Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450 Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450
    Wheelbase 1475mm / 58.1 in 1475mm / 58.1 in
    Rake 25.6&176; 25.6&176;
    Steering angle 29&176; 29&176;
    Front suspension Showa 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork &214;hlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork with TiN
    Front wheel 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 5-spoke in forged light alloy 3.50 x 17
    Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Showa monoshock. Aluminum single-sided swing arm Progressive linkage with fully adjustable &214;hlins monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminum single-sided swing arm
    Rear wheel 10-spoke light alloy 6.00 x 17 5-spoke forged light alloy 6.00 x 17
    Front brake 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad. 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad.
    Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
    Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage 2 years unlimited mileage
    Versions Dual seat Dual seat