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2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 First Ride Photo Gallery

Ducati's newest naked bike, the 2012 Streetfighter 848 had all the attitude of its larger sibling with a little less punch. Find out all about it in the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 First Ride article.

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The 2012 Streetfighter 848 comes in three color choices: Fighter Yellow, Dark Stealth, and Ducati Red.
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The 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848's Brembo brakes are equipped with soft-feel sintered pads.
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A 849.4cc Testastretta 11 mill powers the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848.
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43mm Marzocchi forks are steered by 20mm taller handlebars on the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848.
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As expected the Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tires offered tons of grip and worked well with the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848's chassis.
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A fully adjustable Sachs rear shock handles the suspension duties on the rear of the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848.
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Ducati's DTC system come standard on the 2012 Streetfighter 848, however ABS is not available.
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The 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 is a capable handler on the track and the street.
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Italy's Autodromo di Modena put the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848's handling to the test with its multitude of tight, decreasing radius corners.
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The 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 is fun on the track, but on the street id where it really shines.
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A more relaxed stance on the bike is key to getting the Streetfighter 848 to drop into the corner. If you fight it, it will fight you back.
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The power from the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848's Testastretta 11 engine is punchy yet controllable.
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Ducati debuted the 2012 Streetfighter 848 on the ultra-tight Autodromo di Modena course, just a few miles from the home of Ferrari.
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Keeping your right toe off the deck is difficult on the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 due to an exhaust shroud that crowds your heel.
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The fully adjustable 43mm Marzocchi fork and Sachs rear shock can be tuned for the street or track.
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Ergonomics on the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 are excellent and were comfortable the entire day on the street and track.