Ducati: 2011 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO SP Motorcycle

Ducati: More Hyper than ever

The 1100EVO SP takes the Hypermotard concept to a new level of extreme. Higher ground clearance, higher spec suspension, higher bars and less weight makes the SP track-ready for action.

Ducati SuperMoto Motorcycle, duacti, ducati racing, ducati bikes, 2011 ducati 1100 evo spThe Hypermotard 1100EVO SP takes the whole Hypermotard concept to a new level of extreme.

Higher ground clearance, higher spec suspension, higher bars and even less weight makes the 1100EVO SP trackready for action.

When Ducati first launched the Hypermotard project they knew that there would be extreme riders out there who wanted more – they just didn’t realise there would be so many!

With a racing heritage built on direct rider feed-back and a Hypermotard category in the Italian Ducati Desmo Challenge series, Ducati’s reputation for listening to owners to improve their motorcycles has become legendary and the Hypermotard 1100EVO SP is no exception.

Extreme riders all wanted the same thing from the Hypermotard: More power, more ground clearance, more control in extreme situations, more detail and less weight. With the Hypermotard 1100EVO SP, the engineers have ticked all the boxes.

The 1100EVO SP takes the whole Hypermotard concept to a new level of extreme. Higher ground clearance, higher spec suspension, higher bars and even less weight makes the SP track-ready for action and impressive enough to wear the Ducati Corse logo.

When we first launched the Hypermotard project we knew that there would be extreme riders out there who wanted more – we just didn’t realise there would be so many! With a racing heritage built on direct rider feed-back, and two years of Hypermotard category in our Italian-based Ducati Desmo Challenge series, we’ve built a reputation for listening to owners and the new SP spec is the result.

Extreme riders all wanted the same thing from the Hypermotard: More power, more ground clearance, more control in extreme situations, more detail and less weight. Now, our engineers have ticked all the boxes with a model intended to perform on the track as well as the street.

SP suspension

Longer, black-bodied, fully adjustable 50mm Marzocchi forks have 30mm (1.2in) more travel and increase the SP’s ground clearance by 30mm (1.2in), extending the SP’s extreme cornering performance and providing a more track-oriented set-up.

Coated with a durable low friction, DLC (diamond-like carbon) black coating, the sliders enable the Hypermotard ‘SP’ to respond effortlessly to every minute variation in the tarmac, improving on its already impressive road holding.

The advanced ‘SP’ suspension is further enhanced with an Öhlins remote reservoir rear shock, renowned in racing as the ultimate performance choice. This incredible shock is fully adjustable for compression and rebound damping as well as spring preload, ensuring that the ‘SP’ is readily adaptable to every riding style and road or track it challenges.

SP brakesDucati SuperMoto Motorcycle

With a bike as extreme as the Hypermotard 1100EVO SP, superior stopping power is fundamental, so worldclass braking performance is assured by using the same Brembo Monobloc callipers as on Ducati’s top Superbikes.

Machined from a single piece of alloy, the callipers achieve a higher rigidity and resistance to distortion during extreme braking, which not only delivers incredible braking power, but also provides an enhanced and precise ‘feel’ at the brake lever.

The twin Monobloc callipers, each with four 34mm pistons gripping 305mm discs, guarantee spectacular braking performance.

SP lightweight wheels by Marchesini

Extreme riders know that one of the best ways to improve the handling and performance of a motorcycle is to reduce its unsprung weight by upgrading to superior lightweight wheels.

Even from a distance, the 5- spoke black Marchesini wheels with red pin-striping confirm the high performance of the Hypermotard 1100EVO SP. Created from forged then machined alloy, both front and rear wheels are significantly lighter and create a lower moment of inertia and unsprung weight, resulting in improved acceleration and braking as well as quicker steering.

Mounted to the lightweight wheels are Z-rated Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tyres. Designed to deliver racing performance on the road, they give great feedback, are stable under severe braking and feature a sure-footed ‘feel’ when braking or accelerating is applied at considerable lean angles.

SP extras

The Hypermotard 1100EVO SP has serrated footpegs for increased boot grip during extreme conditions and a Teflon slider under each peg for protection in extreme lean angles. Ducati include a rubber insert with the bike for riders who prefer to cover the serration for increased comfort.

To enhance control, the tapered alloy handlebars have a 20mm longer bar-riser that effectively changes the riding positioning to enable greater leverage under extreme riding conditions. The risers are finished in black along with the new Marzocchi forks, upper and lower fork clamps, footpeg carriers and pedals, exhaust guard, rear subframe and rear sprocket carrier.

A carbon fibre rear hugger is fitted as standard equipment, enhancing the SP’s already extreme image and also providing protection for the Öhlins rear suspension unit. The advanced composite is also used for the fork protectors, timing belt covers, front fender rear section and tail side covers.

SP colors

The Hypermotard 1100EVO SP is boldly finished in a choice of red-themed or white-themed Ducati Corse livery to underline its competition intention.

The white-themed livery has a white tank with thin red stripe and red Ducati graphic, contrasted with a
black knee-panel area. The headlight fairing and beak section are also white with a wide red stripe along the centre of the beak and thin black striping around the fairing section. The tailpiece is white with a wide red stripe along its centre.

Ducati SuperMoto MotorcycleThe red-themed livery has a red tank with thin white stripe and white Ducati graphic, contrasted with a black knee-panel area.

The headlight fairing and beak section are also red with a wide white stripe along the center of the beak and thin white striping around the fairing section.

The tailpiece is red with a wide white stripe along its center.

Both colour schemes have red Trellis frames with black wheels and the Ducati Corse logo proudly displayed on the Hypermotard’s beak section.

Hyper data

Supplied as standard equipment on the 1100EVO SP, the Ducati Data Analyser (DDA), which includes PC software, a USB-ready data retrieval card and instructions, enables owners to review and analyse the performance of the bike and its rider, and make comparisons between various channels of information.

The system records numerous channels of data including throttle opening, vehicle speed, engine rpm, engine temperature, distance travelled, laps and lap times.

It also automatically calculates engine rpm and vehicle speed data, enabling it to display gear selection as an additional channel of information. At the end of a ride or track session, up to 4mb of data can be downloaded ready to compare, analyse and get an inside view of the performance of both the rider and the Hypermotard.

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