Ducati starts the 2021 SuperSport 950 production

 Ducati starts the 2021 SuperSport 950 production

Series production of the SuperSport 950 has begun at the Ducati factory in Borgo Panigale. The bike will be available in U.S. and Canadian dealerships starting March 2021.

Presented during the 2021 Ducati World Première. The SuperSport 950 is a motorcycle capable of combining sportiness with everyday road use.

Making it the perfect choice for anyone wishing to approach the world of Borgo Panigale sports bikes. The new model has been revised in design and features better electronics and equipment.

The aesthetic link between the SuperSport 950 and the Panigale V4 is even more accentuated in this new version.

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The full-LED headlamp comes with DRL, and it immediately recalls the sharp light signature of the Panigale V4.

While the fairings come specially redesigned to highlight the bike’s sportiness and the fluidity of its shape.

The SuperSport 950 features a true sports bike equipment package with a single-sided swingarm. The trellis frame is fixed to the engine as a stressed/load-bearing element to reduce weight and bulk.

Specs

The SuperSport 950 has a dry weight of 407.7 lb (184 kg). The electronic package consists of ABS Cornering, traction control, wheelie control, quickshifter and three Riding Modes (Sport, Touring, Urban).

Thanks to the updates introduced, the SuperSport 950 is now more comfortable. The seat has new padding. And a flatter shape that together offers better comfort and greater freedom of longitudinal movement.

As well as allowing maximum control for the rider and plenty of room for the passenger. The height of the handlebars allows the rider to assume.

A sporty riding position without too much strain on their wrists, while the footrests are positioned not to fatigue the knees.

To improve the riding experience, both in town and out of town or on the track. The standard version of the SuperSport 950 is equipped with the Quick Shift Up & Down.

The new clutch control is now hydraulic, with an adjustable lever. Simultaneously, the gearbox comes modified to facilitate an easier engagement of neutral when the bike is stationary and ensures precise gear engagement.

The instrumentation of the SuperSport 950 family includes a new 4.3” full-TFT display. The graphics are characterized by a large round rev counter shows the gear engaged in the centre.

And allows the rider to keep the most important information under control during sporty riding.

More specs

The interface, inspired by that of the Panigale family, makes it easy to navigate the menu and adjust its settings. And allows for more immediate identification of the selected Riding Mode.

The twin-cylinder Ducati Testastretta engine maintains maximum power and torque values ​​of 110 hp at 9,000 rpm and 68.6 ft-lb (93 Nm) at 6,500 rpm.

The very fluid torque delivery makes the SuperSport 950 a bike capable of giving fun to experienced rider.

But at the same time, it is not intimidating for novice motorcyclists. Making it the perfect choice for those wishing to enter the world of Borgo Panigale sports bikes.

The new SuperSport 950 is available in “Ducati Red” colour. While the S version is on sale in “Ducati Red” and “Arctic White Silk”.

It is enriched by sportier fully-adjustable Öhlins suspension with dedicated set-up and a passenger seat cover.

Source: Ducati press release

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