Posted: 08 Sep 2011 10:00 PM PDT
What’s up people? There have been rumors swirling on the internet about a forthcoming Streetfigher Evo SP with the 1198cc, 170bhp engine from the 1198 superbike. Sorry to say, Ducati has confirmed that as nothing more than a fake.
A screen shot of what was supposed to be ‘accidental leak’ of information from the Ducati website appeared on various websites but it has now become clear someone has faked the image.
Ducati spokesman David James stated: “There is no Ducati Streetfighter Evo SP; this bike does not exist and will not be in the Ducati model range in 2012.
“… Ducati confirmed the way the HTML works on the page shown could not have come from here as the way the text is laid out on the words 'Evo' and 'SP' does not line up correctly. It's a fake.”
In brighter news, Ducati will be unveiling a new Ducati Streetfighter very soon; it's a cheaper and smaller capacity bike with the engine from the 848 sportsbike.
Be sure to log on to Ducatist for more information.
Stay tuned for more updates, and be sure to order your copy of the 2011 print edition of Inline Performance Magazine HERE at the pre-order price until supplies last.
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