Ducati Desmosedici Rr - First Ride

The First-Ever Street-Legal Motogp Replica Is Absurdly Expensive-And Worth Every Red Cent

By Roland Brown, Photography by Courtesy Of Ducati, Milagro

Tech Spec
Evolution
Street-legal evolution of the 990cc Ducati Desmosedici MotoGP racer.
RivalsNone.

Tech

Price: $72,500
Engine type: l-c 90-degree V4
Valve train: DOHC, 16v, desmodromic
Displacement: 989cc
Bore x stroke: 86.0 x 42.6mm
Compression: 13.5:1
Fuel system: EFI
Clutch: Dry, multi-plate slipper
Transmission: 6-speed, close-ratio
Claimed horsepower: 188 bhp @ 13,800 rpm
Claimed torque: 86 lb.-ft. @ 10,500 rpm
Frame: Steel trellis with aluminum swingarm
Front suspension: 43mm hlins inverted fork with adjustable spring preload, high- and low-speed compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension: Single hlins shock with adjustable spring preload, high- and low-speed compression and rebound damping
Front brake: Dual four-piston Brembo radial calipers, 330mm discs
Rear brake: Single two-piston Brembo caliper, 240mm disc
Front tire: 120/70-ZR17 Bridgestone BT-01
Rear tire: 200/55-ZR16 Bridgestone BT-01
Rake/trail: 23.5-24.5/3.9 in.
Seat height: na
Wheelbase: 56.3 in.
Fuel capacity: 5.7 gal.
Claimed dry weight: 376 lbs.
Color: Red
Available: Now through December 2008
Warranty: 3 yrs., unlimited mi.


Contact:
Ducati North America
10443 Bandley Dr.
Cupertino, CA 95014
408.253.0499
www.ducatiusa.com

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