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Articles for Ducati Sportbike Motorcycle Comparison Review

2008 Ducati 1098 Comparison

Monday, March 31, 2008
Five motorcycles of the highest performance, we get the best from Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Ducati for a little Smackdown.

2007 Ducati 1098S Comparison

Monday, October 29, 2007
Two exotic Italian motorcycles get into a catfight out on the street and track in this Superbike showdown.

2006 Ducati 749S Comparison

Sunday, June 11, 2006
Track testing is really what separates the wheat from the chaff, so we do double duty by spending two full days at race speed.

2006 Ducati 749S Comparison

Monday, May 15, 2006
For this year's Shootout we gathered six bikes from three countries with three engine configurations. Only one winner.

2005 Ducati 999R Comparison

Monday, May 16, 2005
We open up a can of whup-ass at PIR for the second portion of our Superbike Smackdown II.

2005 Ducati 999R Comparison

Monday, May 16, 2005
There's more power on tap in any of these 400-pound bikes than you'll find in a 3200-pound base-model Honda Accord. Hang on tight!

2004 Ducati 999S Comparison

Sunday, August 29, 2004
V-Twins are extremely capable sportbikes, as MCUSA found out in our street test.

2004 Ducati 749 Comparison

Saturday, August 28, 2004
It's been a long and winding road to deliver this comparo, but the results are in to determine the winner in this critical market segment.

2004 Ducati 999S Comparison

Thursday, July 29, 2004
We tested this trio of competition inspired V-Twins on the street, now we hit the track to see who has the baddest tarmac carving machine.

2003 Ducati 749 Comparison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.

2002 Ducati 998 Comparison

Monday, November 11, 2002
A few things turn our crank harder than exotic sportbikes, even more so when they're bred in the region of Northern Italy.