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Old 09-12-2011, 09:05 PM   #1
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Smile 2012 Ducati 848 Streetfighter

http://www.ducati.com/news/streetfig.../2251/index.do

Streetfighter 848 News 01 554x370 554x370

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Ducati unveils a new model of 2012 range

Ducati confirm their 2012 Streetfighter 848 with the first officially released images of the brand new model set to add everyday accessibility to the Italian manufacturer's famous naked sport bike family.
Combining a new and brilliantly engineered 848 Testastretta 11° engine with the enhanced geometry of a chassis that provides confidence-inspiring agility, the Streetfighter 848 has enriched its user-friendliness with a smooth and flexible power delivery, revised ergonomics and Ducati Traction Control.

The Ducati Streetfighter scored a round one knock-out when it entered the ring for the first time at the Milan show back in November 2008, winning the ‘Most Beautiful Bike' award and raising the bar for extreme nakeds. Its asphalt-ripping reputation became the desire of sport naked connoisseurs throughout the world and the Streetfighter 848 will now widen that appeal even further with enhanced usability.

Available from November 2011 onwards, the new fighter is dressed in red for Ducati traditionalists, while yellow makes a return for mid-range purists and "dark stealth" provides a matte-black reminder of the Streetfighter's aggressive image.

More information will soon be available. Stay tuned!
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:12 PM   #2
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I love naked bikes, , I have one, but I'm finding it hard to like this one, which is awesome looking by the way, over the faired 848, that thing is pure in white bodywork.
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Nice bike, but Ducati is really packing in models in the 12-14k range. Maybe they will adjust their price structure to make things a little more rational. It will be hard for salesmen to move monster 1100s with streetfighter 848s likely within 500$ of their price. Not to mention 848 evos lurking 500$ above the likely price for the new 'fighter.
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dude this thing will crush the CR! The CR is a cool bike, except for the scoops on the side.
No, no,I'm not saying the CR is better looking, if someone would trade that streetfighter for my CR I would do it in a jiffy.

But I would take the SS 848 over the 848 streetfighter if I had to choose between the two.
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I love naked bikes, , I have one, but I'm finding it hard to like this one, which is awesome looking by the way, over the faired 848, that thing is pure in white bodywork.
Same here, I love naked bikes but I'm not a fan of the looks of the Streetfighter. I really like the looks of the CB1000R, but too bad it's a in the power department.
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Lol i posted this like 2 months ago
The link on Ducatis website was posted yesterday.
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Very interesting addition...I wonder if it will have ABS brakes...staying tuned for details.
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