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2011 Ducati Streetfighter - Street Fighter Shootout Photo Gallery

See photos of the 2011 Ducati Streetfighter defending it's honor during our annual Streetfighter Shootout. Will the Italian Stallion prevail or will things get rocky against the best street fighters from Japan and Europe. 2011 Streetfighter Shootout.

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From an intoxicating exhaust note to its gnarly engine character, there's no doubting the Duc's class-leading design.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter dash board was praised for its info-rich system and looking like a high-tech piece of electronics on a beautiful motorcycle.
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2011 Streetfighter horsepower dyno.
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2011 Streetfighters Torque Dyno
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2011 Ducati Streetfighter features the best suspenion in this comparison if you are looking for a motorcycle that performs on the track.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter features a dual-shotgun style exhaust. Not only does it look sharp but it sounds bad-ass too.
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At the heart of the 2011 Ducati Streetfighter is the tried & true Ducati L-Twin Superbike powerplant. This engine churns out the most horsepower in the test and is a lot of fun to unleash on either street or track.
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Radial-mount Brembo calipers and massive rotors equate to some of the best braking power & feel of any motorcycle in this comparison.
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BuuS gets some on the 2011 Ducati Streetfighter during performance testing at the famous Barona Drag Strip.
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On the track our test riders had a lot of fun with the 2011 Ducati Streetfighter power delivery. Power wheelies like this made transitions fun at the Streets of Willow Race Track.
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The Duc's rigid chassis transmits incredible feel to rider, giving it the most flickable and quick-turning handling of the bunch.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter returns to defend its Shootout title
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JC Hilderbrand: "The Ducati defines what a streetfighter should look like. It’s sexy, brawny and intimidating. This thing means business.”
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The Duc features ergos slanted toward sport riding, forcing riders to lean over the tank.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter has a long wheelbase which only the Ducati Diavel surpassed.
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Despite its high marks everwhere else, the Duc had one of the lowest overall comfort ratings of the group.
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While it comes out on top in another Streetfighter Shootout, the Ducati Streetfighter commands a high price for its performance. Too high for our test riding cadre.
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Ken: "The bars are less aggressive than clip-ons but are still the lowest of the group and subsequently the mirrors are the most worthless of them all."
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The tall gearing on the Duc meant it was difficult to launch, which prevented it from taking the crown at the drag strip.
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2011 Ducati Streetfighter - Out on the Streets of Northern California.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter wasn't as smooth shifting as its Japanese rivals, but its dry clutch offered a bit of personality.
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2011 Ducati Streetfighter - Out on the Streets of Northern California.
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The 2011 Ducati Streetfighter easily stands out as one of the best looking bikes in its class.
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2011 Ducati Streetfighter Dyno