Ducati Hypermotard: review, history, specs
The Ducati Hypermotard was a liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11-degree L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder Supermotard motorcycle produced by Ducati between 2007 and 2015. Max torque was 65.65 ft/lbs (89.0 Nm) @ 7750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 109.96 HP (82.0 KW) @ 9250 RPM.
|Production||2007 - 2015|
1100cc liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11-degree L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||88.9mm x 88.9mm|
|Horsepower||109.96 HP (82.0 KW) @ 9250RPM|
|Torque||65.65 ft/lbs (89.0 Nm) @ 7750RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: chain
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 43mm usd forks
Rear: progressive linkage with fully adjustable monoshock
|Brakes||Front: 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo calipers, ABS
Rear: 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, ABS
|Front Tire||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||180/55 ZR17|
|Wheelbase||59.09 inches (1501 mm)|
|Length||82.72 inches (2101 mm)|
|Width||33.9 inches (861 mm)|
|Seat Height||34.29 inches (871 mm)|
|Weight||385.81 pounds (175.0 Kg) (dry), 175.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)|
The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11-degree L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder. A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 821.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.
The bike has a chain transmission. Power was moderated via the slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch mechanically operated.
It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 180/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo calipers, ABS in the front and a 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, ABS in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm usd forks while the rear was equipped with a progressive linkage with fully adjustable monoshock. The Hypermotard was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 385.81 pounds (175.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.09 inches (1501 mm) long.
2013 Ducati HypermotardEdit
Sporting all the latest technologies developed by the House of Borgo Panigale, the 2013 MY Ducati Hypermotard is one of the best choices available on the market if you are a fain of supermotards. At its heart lies the proven, 821cc, liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11° L-Twin with four Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, which produces 110 horsepower and 89 Nm of torque. Technologies such as the Ducati Traction Control and ABS as standard, which form the Ducati Safety Pack, ensure a smooth power delivery and a safe ride no matter what the road has in store for you. It has three selectable riding modes, Sport, Touring or Urban, which calibrate the the amount of grunt the machine delivers.
Style-wise, it has the authentic Italian visuals, and it comes with a choice between a Ducati red frame and body with black wheels or a Dark Stealth body with a red frame and black wheels.
2014 Ducati HypermotardEdit
The 2014 MY Ducati Hypermotard sports a powerful, 821cc, liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11° L-Twin powerhouse which boasts numbers such as 110 horsepower and 89 Nm of torque. The machine features three selectable riding modes, Sport, Touring or Urban, each suited for different riding scenarios, and they all are customizable to better suit the rider's needs in any given situation. State-of-the-art technologies such as the Ducati Safety Pack, which includes a competition ABS as standard and Ducati Traction Control, both influenced by the riding modes, further improve the user-friendly feel of this supermotard.
When it comes to design and aesthetics, few can match the Italians from Ducati, with its trademark Italian thoroughbred styling. The two-wheeler comes with a choice between Ducati red bodywork with black wheels or a Dark Stealth bodywork and wheels with a bright red frame.
2015 Ducati HypermotardEdit
The 2015 MY Ducati Hypermotard brings some news, such as the trellis frame, which improves the rider's control over the machine, without affecting its characteristic agility, and the redesigned fuel tank, with a bigger, 16L capacity, thus improving range. It sports the massively powerful, liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11° L-Twin with four Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, which boasts an awesome 110 horsepower and 89 Nm of torque. Technology-wise, it features the Ducati Safeti Pack (DSP), which includes a Bosch 9MP ABS as standard, plus the Ducati Traction Control (DTC). This pack makes this supermotard a whole lot safer, but also improves its performance, whether in busy city traffic or on a track Sunday. Also, the ride-by-wire offers three engine mappings, so the rider can adjust the power delivery to better suit his or her needs.
In the aesthetics department, it has an edgy overall design, with well-defined lines and aggressive touches, such as the red subframe and the bright yellow rear coil.