After 20 years of world-level racing and a world championship in World Superbike in 2011, Carlos Checa has officially decided to retire from the sport. Checa, who turned 41 just a few days ago, made his debut on the world scene back in 1993, when he took part in the GP 250 championship. In the twenty […]
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.