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Ducati Supersport (2018)

New color for touring athletes

Ducati gives a first glimpse of the 2019 model year and is already giving Supersport a new color. The Ducati Supersport will be painted in July 2018 "Titanium Gray" to be available.

The public became the D.ucati Supersport and the slightly better equipped Ducati Supersport S presented for the first time at INTERMOT almost two years ago. Initially, the touring athlete was offered in the S version in the two color variants red and white. The basic version was initially only in color "Ducati Red" available.

Now the Italian manufacturer has given Ducati Supersport a new paint job. It will be the basic version in the new color as early as July 2018 "Titanium Gray" give. That’s what the "normal" Supersport is no longer offered in the red color variant. In the S version, however, nothing changes in terms of color. The S will continue to be in the colors "Ducati Red" and "Star White Silk" give. Nothing changes in the prices either. The basic version will continue to cost 12,990 euros; the S version is available from 14,990 euros.

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Clearly, Ducati emphasizes touring "-Sports"; Ducati internally is even from one "everyday super sports car" the speech. The stereotyped thinking but now times left aside, and get to the bare facts: The 937 cm³ V2 makes a moderate 113 hp and lifts 97 Newton meters of torque. It is mounted as a load-bearing element in a tubular space frame, and of course its emission values ​​are Euro4-compliant. A fully adjustable 41 mm Marzocchi fork and a Sachs strut, which can be adjusted in preload and rebound damping, take care of the guidance of the Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tires in 120/70 ZR 17 front and 180/55 ZR 17 rear. The weight of the Ducati Supersport is around 210 kilograms (ready to drive).

Ducati Supersport equipment

The Ducati Supersport’s equipment includes three selectable riding modes (Sport, Touring and Urban), the Ducati Safety Pack made of ABS and traction control, a preparation for the Quickshifter, an LCD cockpit and a waterproof USB socket under the seat. A height-adjustable plexiglass pane provides wind protection.

The Ducati Supersport S version comes with a fully adjustable Ohlins chassis, has the Quickshifter already installed and is supplied with a pillion seat cover as standard. The Ducati range has other accessories to further optimize the touring athlete towards touring or sport.

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