Ducati Hypermotard 698 Mono It is the new super engine from Borgo Panigale that will be available in dealerships from January 2024. the price? It starts at 12,890 euros or 11,890 euros for the weak version (for A2 license). This model can be admired at EICMA 2023.
The new bike will be available in classic Ducati Red with a powder-coated frame, or in the RVE version with custom graphics, black frame and DQS quick shifter as standard.
Single square drive
The new Superquadro Mono engine makes its debut in this model and is intended to become the reference point for single-cylinder road models. This new unit is derived from 1,285 cc Super Quadro two-cylinder engine From 1299 Panigale. The 116mm bore is retained for this engine, as well as a 62.4mm stroke for a displacement of 659cc. The result is an engine capable of delivering maximum power 77.5 hp at 9750 rpm With a torque of 63 Nm at 8000 rpm and up to 10250 rpm.
Moreover, thanks to the Termignoni racing exhaust, in track configuration, the power increases by 7 hp, reaching a value of 84.5 hp. For younger riders, with an A2 license, Ducati offers the version with a power limited to 35 kilowatts.
The new Ducati Hypermotard 698 Mono has been developed To be compact and light. We’re talking about 151kg of curb weight without fuel. The result is made possible thanks to the trellis frame of different sections and thicknesses weighing only 7.2 kg, cast rims (-0.5 kg compared to similar wheels), brake discs with aluminum flange (-17% compared to a steel unit) and a lightweight Marzocchi fork, fully adjustable and equipped With external adjusters, inverted brackets and 45mm aluminum supports, weighs 8.1kg.
The double-sided swing arm operates via a progressive linkage with a fully adjustable rear shock absorber. You can rely on Pirelli Diablo Rosso IV tires, size 120/70 ZR 17 in the front and 160/60 ZR 17 in the rear. The bike also features a braking system specially developed by Brembo. Up front there is a single 330mm disc, with a Brembo M4.32 radial caliper. At the back, there is a single 240 mm disc.
Ducati has paid a lot of attention to ergonomics. In fact, the riding position is designed to ensure maximum control in sporty riding, accommodating traditional riding with the leg extended towards the ground and riding on the ground. Instead, the footrests are designed to maximize the tilt angle.
The bike also has a rich set of electronics and includes many electronic devices The controls are present on the Panigale V4. There is cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Engine Brake Control, Ducati Power Launch and Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down, which can be purchased as an accessory for the standard version and as standard on the RVE version.
Riders will be able to rely on four riding modes: Sports, road, urban and wet. Everything can be managed through the 3.8-inch LCD screen with white letters on a black background. The new Hypermotard 698 Mono is also the first Ducati bike to offer four levels of ABS. The bike also features 4 levels of bike control. Levels 4, 3 and 2 ensure maximum acceleration out of corners while minimizing lift from the front wheel. However, Level 1 was developed for track use and allows the nose to be raised safely and securely, maximizing performance and enjoyment.
Finally, for track use only, the Ducati Performance Ducati Wheelie Control Software is available as an accessory. This function is only active if a Termignoni Ducati Performance exhaust is fitted, which is not approved for road use and includes an additional assistance strategy called Wheelie Assist. In this case, the electronics help the pilot execute and maintain a wheelie for an extended period, regulating the angle using the engine torque delivered.
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