Ducati has unveiled their 2011 MotoGP challenger, the Desmosedici GP11. The bikes will be ridden by Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden. The 2011 Desmosedici features the trademark Ducati colour scheme with red and white. But what is most striking is Rossi’s bike, which retains the number 46 and features luminous yellow, which has become unique on the seven-time world champions bike.


DUCATI DESMOSEDICI GP11 Technical Specifications : –

Engine: liquid-cooled, 90 degree V4 four-stroke, desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 799cc
Maximum power: more than 200hp
Maximum speed: in excess of 310 kph/192 mph
Transmission: Six-speed cassette-type gearbox,with alternative gear ratios available.
Clutch -Dry multiplate slipper final drive chain
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: Regina Chain Suspension: Öhlins upside down 48mm front forks and Öhlins rear 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 callipers.
Dry weight: 150kg