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Paul Whittaker

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Re: US$144,000 Ducati 1198S
« Reply #2 on: 16 Aug 2009, 09:38 PM »
Sweet, love the look of it and the colour scheme, might start saving for my next Duke heeee ;D Don't look like i will be winning Lotto in the near future, nothing yet anyway...

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US$144,000 Ducati 1198S
« Reply #1 on: 15 Aug 2009, 06:47 PM »
When money is not a problem...

"This Ducati 1198S got in the hands of the guys at Red Fenix, who have made it worth 100,000 euros (US$144,000). It is now called the Ducati 1198RF and comes with a host of upgrades and modifications that only the most ostentatious or incredibly skilled of you out there could possibly demand for: 17-inch magnesium alloy wheels from Marvic, which are wrapped up in a pair of Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa tires, 47mm K-Service fork, slightly reduced wheelbase, repositioned Brembo front brake disc (for better cooling) and an engine retuned by the Milan-based Desmolupo.

In the end, you get pretty much a race bike that has an additional 10-11 horsepower, goes faster around bends and only requires one finger on the lever to stop from racing speeds. Is that worth the extra $122,205, given the fact that a factory-equipped 2009 Ducati 1198S starts at $21,795?"
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