Ducati‘s factory in Bologna, Italy, was undamaged in last weekend’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake but production may still be affected by a shortage of parts. The May 20 earthquake struck the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy, about 22 miles north of Bologna. The earthquake claimed seven lives and left thousands homeless. The region continues to be afflicted […]
2012 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP Corse Edition Announced
Ducati is introducing a new track-ready Corse Edition of the Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP for 2012.
The 2012 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP Corse Edition comes dressed in red, white and black colors (similar to the Pikes Peak edition Multistrada). Otherwise, the Corse Edition is mechanically similar to the 2011 Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP.
The suspension system is comprised of fully adjustable 50mm Marzocchi forks with a low-friction diamond like coating (separating it from the base Hypermotard 1100 EVO). At the rear, the SP uses an Ohlins shock compared to the non-SP’s Sachs monoshock. The SP version also offers more ground clearance and comes equipped with higher handlebars.Brakes are also upspec from the base Hypermotard 1100 with the SP edition equipped with Brembo monobloc calipers.
The engine is the same 1078cc Desmodue Evoluzione engine claiming 95 hp and 75.9 ft-lb. with 7,500 miles between regular service intervals.
The 2012 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP Corse Edition is available immediately at the same $14,495 MSRP as the 2011 model.