Ducati Desmosedici GP12 Unveiled

2012-desmosedici-motogp-sThe 2012 Ducati Desmosedici GP12 MotoGP contender has been unveiled.


Ducati has unveiled the 2012 contender for MotoGP glory, the Desmosedici GP12.

Scroll down for specs on the 2012 machine that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will be pinning their hopes on.

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DUCATI DESMOSEDICI GP12 Technical Specifications

Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder

Capacity: 1,000cc
Maximum power: More than 230hp
Maximum speed: In excess of 330 km/h (205 mph)
Transmission: Ducati Seamless Transmission (DST). Chain final drive
Carburation: Indirect Magneti Marelli electronic injection, four throttle bodies with injectors above butterfly valves
Throttles operated by EVO TCF (Throttle Control & Feedback) system
Fuel: Shell Racing V-Power
Lubricant: Shell Advance Ultra 4
Ignition: Magneti Marelli
Exhaust: Termignoni
Final Drive: D.I.D Chain

Frame: Aluminium
Suspension: Öhlins inverted 48mm fork and Öhlins shock absorber, adjustable for preload, compression and rebound damping
Tyres: Bridgestone 16.5″ front and rear
Brakes: Brembo, two 320mm carbon front discs with four-piston callipers. Single stainless steel rear disc with two-piston caliper

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