Is Ducati 848 any good?
“If you want a machine that encapsulates the sheer joy of riding and won’t scare the bejesus out of you, the Ducati 848 is a great option. In no way a compromise, it is an excellent middleweight sportsbike in its own right that with nearly 140bhp on tap is hardly left lacking in terms of its performance!” Bennetts.
How fast does a Ducati 848 go?
|Engine||849 cc (51.8 cu in), 4-valves/cyl. desmodromic liquid cooled 90° V-twin|
|Bore / stroke||94 mm × 61.2 mm (3.70 in × 2.41 in)|
|Top speed||256 km/h (159 mph)|
Is Ducati a reliable motorcycle?
Ducati isn’t known for reliability, and Honda doesn’t make the most exciting bikes, but occasionally, these brands do something unexpected. Over the years, Ducati have built up a reputation for making some of the most beautiful and least reliable performance motorcycles money can buy.
How much does a Ducati 848 Evo cost?
Ducati 848 Evo: The Evo came with 1198R Brembo Monobloc brake calipers, a non-adjustable steering damper and tweaks to the engine to make it rev harder and faster. Naturally, it was more expensive than the standard 848, with used prices still sitting between £7500-£8000 (2020).
What is the Ducati 848 data analyser?
Options include the Ducati Data Analyser (DDA), which is an on-board plug-in datalogging system, that records lap times, throttle position, engine speed, engine temperature and distance travelled. In standard form the Ducati 848 is one of MCN’s favourite sportsbikes.
Why is the Ducati Streetfighter 848 so exotic?
Ducati will, however, always be considered exotic because of its Italian breeding of design flair, beauty, sporting genes and technology. There’s quite a good sized chunk of technology about the Streetfighter 848 and at just over £10k new we are paying for it.
Is the Ducati 848 a good bike for bends?
These cheaper units don’t harm the 848’s performance through the bends one bit though. Most significantly the Ducati 848 has a half-inch narrower rear wheel and a 180-section rear tyre, which gives the 848 greater agility and lighter steering than its bigger brother.