New Ducati Streetfighter 848

Its been a in the works for a little while now, smaller spunkier Streetfighter from Ducati. I have always been a fan of the Streetfighter, its very agile and I like the aggressive looks of the machine. Now they have come up with Superbike 848’s sibling with this new machine, and they have gone with Ducati yellow for its premiere, personally I’m a big fan of the red. This bike would be very nice on some twisty roads, I wonder if it has shrunken in size as well, I hope not.

Ducati has brought over the Testastretta 11° engine configuration for the smaller Streetfighter, meaning not only will the Streetfighter 848 have a wet-clutch, but also a 15,000 mile valve service interval. While Ducati is mum on many of the new SF 848′s details, the Bologna brand says the bike will come with the Ducati Traction Control system (DTC), and from what we can see in the photos, unsurprisingly lower-spec Brembo brakes and Marzoochi forks, instead of the Superbike 848′s monoblocs and Sachs units.

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