The 2018 Ducati 959 Corse is designed as a midsize track-day bike that you could journey on the highway.
The Corse model incorporates a titanium Akarpovic exhaust, Ohlins suspension, light-weight lithium battery, MotoGP livery and a set of digital rider aids.
It arrives in Australia in late April with pricing introduced nearer to arrival.
Nevertheless, with all its added options, it’s sure to value a number of thousand greater than the usual at $20,000.
Host of recent Ducatis
The Corse was one among a number of recent fashions unveiled this week forward of the EICMA motorbike Present in Milan.
The others are: the new Panigale V4 1409, 1409s and Speciale; Scrambler 1100, 1100 Particular and 1100 Sport; Monster 821; Multistrada Enduro Professional; Multistrada 1260, 1260S and Pikes Peak; and a white XDiavel S.
The Corse was ridden on to the stage by World Superbike rider Chaz Davies and greeted by CEO Claudio Domenicali.
Claudio says the 959 Corse is a midsize observe bike that could be very rideable.
He had flown in to Milan from Qatar the place he had simply accomplished the final spherical within the SBK world championship, ending second within the race and championship.
The 955cc Superquadro engine is Euro four type-approved and has the identical energy and torque as the usual mannequin at 110kW and 102Nm.
Nevertheless, power-to-weight ratio is best as a result of it’s 2.5kg lighter at 195.5kg, due to the lithium-ion battery and titanium muffler.
Valve clearance adjustment is simply required each 24,000km.
The trick suspension options multi-adjustable titanium-nitride handled Öhlins NIX30 43mm forks and a multiadjustable Öhlins TTX36 shock-absorber.
It additionally has an Ohlins adjustable steering damper.
The 959 Panigale Corse is fitted with an electronics package deal that features ABS, Ducati Traction Management, Ducati Fast Shift, Engine Brake Management and Trip-by-Wire.
There are additionally three using modes: Race, Sport and Moist.