2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle Review

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle

Ducati is one of the most demanding and famous motorcycle brands in the world. Its 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle is another impressive masterpiece by Ducati. The motorcycle gives one of the thrilling performance on both track and road. The new fully adjustable Ohlins suspension and Ducati Safety Pack, including ABS and Traction Control. The Hypermotard 939 SP is one of the most ultimate bikes in its family.

All the technical features of the bike have been upgraded to the next level that ensures peak performance. The motorcycle is equipped with Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) that includes ABS and DTC as standard. The SP model contains the dedicated riding modes as well as full Ohlins suspension to ensure real supermotard set-up. Thanks to the ground clearance of 210 mm and a thrilling lean angle of 47.5-degrees, the rider can have a better riding and handling pleasure.

The powerful Testastretta 11-degree of 110 hp engine ensures superb performance. At the same time, the latest Ride Mode technology, Power Modes, and the Ducati Safety Pack, including ABS and Traction Control, makes the ride full of safety and control. This Ducati monster is the perfect combination of handling, horsepower, and enthusiasm. The full review of 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle with its price and specifications are given below.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle – Features and Price

Design

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP features a stunning appearance and attractive looks. The presentation is inspired form the dirt bike, and it gives even more, ground clearance. The high and tapered tail, including narrow sides, makes the overall looks even more attractive. This bike is designed for a specific purpose, i.e., urban community, turning, and track racing.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle

The hand protectors have been mounted to ensure perfect off-road riding pleasure. The Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP features LED turn signals that enhance the clean look, and they become very handle in the city. Attention has been given to the flow of the lines that makes the bikes worth watching.

Engine

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Bike contains twin-cylinder Ducati Testastretta 11-degree that includes an increased displacement. The bore the engine has been increased from 88 to 94 mm while the stroke has been kept the same i.e., 67.2 mm as it was used in the previous model 2017 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP. The engineers have changed the crankshaft specification as well and have used a 42 mm diameter crank pin. They have also introduced new pistons, cylinders and cylinder heads with an exclusive core that allows water through.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle

The engine is Euro 4 certified, and it can efficiently deliver maximum power of 113 hp at 9,000 rpm and maximum torque of 97.9 Nm at 7,500 rpm. It is much higher than previous models that make the 2018 models an ideal to ride on. The compression ratio is also increased i.e. 13.1:1 alongside a 52 mm diameter of throttle bodies, which are controlled by an advanced full Ride-by-Wire system.

The engine is equipped with an oil-bath APTC clutch, including a slipper function. It can easily be engaged with reduces effort on the lever. The transmittable torque is increased in equal conditions with the consequent reduction of pressure on the clutch spring. The self-servo system intervenes when torque shows counteraction and it activates a decrease of pressure on the clutch disc allowing it to maintain stability during the aggressive gear changes.

The Ducati 2018 Hupermotard 939 SP contains a 2-into-1 type exhaust system that features completely redesigned 50 mm diameter tubes and exhaust valve. It provides a highly compact mono-silencer with absorption technology. The fantastic thing about the bike is that it requires quite a long maintenance intervals i.e., 30,000 km.

Chassis Features

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Bike contains a 34 mm diameter tubular steel Trellis frame including 25.5-degree of rake including trail and offset of 104 mm and 30 mm, respectively. They provide great agility and stability throughout the ride. The framework contains a die-cast sub-frame and incorporates a techno-polymer mid-section as part of the assembly.

The 2018 Hypermotard 939 SP features a higher maneuvering angle of 70-degree including a wheelbase of 1500 mm that enhances the bike’s stability at speed. The fuel tank contains the capacity of 16 liters that enhances the overall autonomy of the bike while maintaining the thin waistline and compact silhouette.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle

Instrumentation

The bike comes with the latest instrumentation console that includes an LCD screen with a display that shows the selected Riding Mode, ABS and DTC level. It comes with three Riding Modes and it can easily be changed with stationary and during a ride. This system can save and list of 30 recorded lap times just by using the high-beam flash button as a stopwatch.

Lighting

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle features a compact and lightweight headlamp that employs a single parabola for high and low beam function. It uses the blue vision bulb and LED position light. The rear section contains specially designed strips of LEDs that enhances the upper diffusion lens shaped into the sleek lines of the tailpiece that acts as a backlight and brake light.

The new LED front directional indicators are integrated into the handguards that keeps the lines of Hypermotard as clean as possible. The Hypermotard models come with hazard light function and it is activated by holding the left-turn signals button for four seconds.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle

Electronics

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle comes with the number of electronics as well that includes;

  • Ducati Safety Pack (DSP)
  • New Ducati Riding Modes (Race, Sport, Wet)
  • Ducati Traction Control (DTC)
  • Bosch Brembo Braking system with 3-level ABS

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle – Price

The 2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle is available with a price of $16,295.

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type New Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, four valves per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid-cooled, magnesium valve covers
Displacement 937 cc
Bore X stroke 94 mm x 67.5 mm
Compression ratio 13.1:1
Power 83.1 kW(113 hp) at 9,000 rpm
Torque 97.9 Nm(72.2 lb-ft) at 7,500 rpm
Fuel injection All-New Magneti Marelli electronic fuel injection system. Throttle bodies with full Ride by Wire system
Exhaust Single stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and two lambda probes.

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2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle Specs

Transmission

Gearbox Six-speed
Primary drive Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.85:1
Ratio 1st=37/15;
2nd=30/17;
3rd=28/20;
4th=26/22;
5=24/23;
6=23/24
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
Clutch Wet multi-plate clutch mechanically operated, slipper action on over-run, self-servo action on drive,

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2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle Specs

Chassis

Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front suspension Öhlins fully adjustable 50mm USD forks
Front-wheel 3-spoke forged light alloy 3.50″ x 17″
Front tire Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock. Aluminum single-sided swingarm
Rear-wheel 3-spoke forged light alloy 5.50″ x 17″
Rear tire Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP, 180/55 ZR17
Wheel travel (front/rear) 185 mm (7.3 inches) – 175 mm (6.9 inches)
Front brake 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs including radially mounted Brembo monobloc calipers, 4-piston 2-pad, radial pump with adjustable lever, with Bosch ABS as standard
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, with Bosch ABS as standard
Instrumentation LCD with Dot Matrix area

2018 Ducati Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycle Specs

Dimensions and weights

Dry weight 178 kg (392 lb)
Kerb weight 201 kg (443 lb)
Seat height 890 mm (35.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,498 mm (59 inches)
Rake 25,5°
Front-wheel trail 104 mm (4.1 inches)
Fuel tank capacity 16 l – 4.2 gallons (US)
Number of seats Dual seat

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Others

Standard equipment Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC), RbW. Marchesini forged rims, tapered aluminum handlebars, carbon fiber components: front mudguard, cam belt covers. Ready for anti-theft system, heated grips, sat-nav
Warranty (months) 24 months of unlimited mileage
Maintenance (km/months) 15,000km (9,000 mi) /12-month
Valve clearance adjustment (km) 30,000 km (18,000 mi)

Emissions

Standard Euro 4
Emission CO2 = 123 g/km
Consumptions 5.2 l/100 km

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