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2011 Ducati 1198 SP Superbike First Look Photo Gallery
The 2011 Ducati 1198 SP has race derived pistons that are designed to decrease friction while increasing their strength.
Check out the Ducati 1198 SP Superbike model lineup in the 2011 Ducati 1198 Sportbike photo gallery.
Much to the surprise of everyone the 1198 SP will only cost $200 more than the 2010 S model.
The bike includes many weight reducing characteristics, such as a carbon fiber front fender.
The 1198 SP comes with the optional spacer kit that allows the mirros to be extended by 30mm over standard mirror length.
The factory team-style aluminum fuel tank weighs in at 2.2 pounds and actually increases the bike's fuel capacity to 4.75 gallons.
Replacing the 1198 S, the 2011 Ducati 1198 SP includes upgrades such as a slipper clutch and a quick shifter.
Gearbox specifications allow the 1198 SP to achieve a high ratio 6th gear.
2011 Ducati 1198 SP
Also getting upgrades is the 1198 base model, which now comes with Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Data Analyzer (DDA) and the Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) as standard equipment.
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