Amidst all of the uncertainty with the future of Aprilia’s racing plans, Roberto Colaninno, chairman of the Piaggio Group, which owns Aprilia, confirmed Tuesday at EICMA that the brand was in fact making a full-fledged return to MotoGP in 2016 as a factory team. Colaninno was quoted as saying, “In 2016 Aprilia will return to MotoGP […]
2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Photo Gallery
Update: The review is now up! Read it here.
Ducati has released a series of photos of the new Streetfighter 848 from the naked model’s European press launch.
Motorcycle.com‘s own Tom Roderick was there and he’ll have a full review for us Friday, but here’s a quick excerpt:
It wasn’t until the second session on the track that I was riding comfortably fast, pushing the Streetfighter closer to its performance envelope. The front end’s nervousness and higher handlebars dictate a light touch — hamfistedness results in a wondering front wheel. – Tom Roderick
We’ll see soon how Tom found the rest of his test of the Streetfighter 848 for now, enjoy the official press photos from Ducati after the jump.