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2008 Buell TT vs Ducati Hypermotard Photo Gallery

We took a 2008 Buell Super TT and a 2008 Ducati Hypermotard out for a good thrashing on the road and track for a little head-to-head comparison between these two big-bored air-cooled V-Twins motorcycles. Check out the full review in our 2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard Comparison.

The Buell's distinct ZTL front brake system is a conversation starter.
2008 Buell Super TT
2008 Buell Super TT
2008 Buell Super TT
With its fuel-in-frame technology and 4.4-gallons of capacity, the Buell gives riders more time in the saddle between stops. It also won mpg honors.
2008 Buell Super TT
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
The Buell Super TT has plenty of character, including under-slung exhaust that give it a low center of gravity, its fuel in the frame and oil in the swingarm system and its innovative ZTL front brake.
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
American or Italian? The 2008 Buell Super TT and the 2008 Ducati Hypermotard may be like ying and yang, but both are capable of inspiring the inner-hooligan in you.
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
We couldn't tear Adam out of the saddle of the Hypermotard at the Horsethief Mile while the Super TT grew on Jimmy Filice after dialing in the Buell.
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
2008 Buell Super TT vs Ducati Hypermotard
The Hypermotard has more ground clearance and an upgraded Ohlins suspension which felt more sport-rider friendly at speed on the street than the Buell.
2008 Ducati Hypermotard
2008 Ducati Hypermotard
Dyno Chart - 2008 Buell Super TT vs 2008 Ducati Hypermotard
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
The Desmo-driven 1078cc DS powerplant has a 98 x 71.5mm bore and stroke that is complemented by a Marelli EFI system with 45mm throttle bodies.
The tidy digital dash of the Hypermotard gets Hutch's nod for fit and finish. Features like its lap time memory storage and injection system diagnostics helped tip the scales in its favor.
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
The 2008 Ducati Hypermotard rode away with top honors and inspires plenty of wheel-lofting fun.
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
'Once you get the hang of short shifting the Buell and figure out where the motor likes to be, I can actually feel faster on it than the Ducati,' said three-time AMA 250 Grand Prix Champion Jimmy Filice.
2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
Although the short Horsethief Mile road course is often overlooked because it's too short to be considered for any proper track testing by a few knuckleheads out there, we've found that it is a hell of a venue to put bikes like the 2008 Ducati Hypermotard through its paces.