2008 DU­CATI 848

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Comment -

‘The RC30 dis­plays sim­plic­ity, bold­ness and re­straint all in one’

IN A WORD: SIM­PLIC­ITY Q “Du­cati’s 848 was the first bike to make plain white look oh so achingly sexy. Pure sim­plic­ity at its very finest.” JU “For me an 848 has to be white – or Evo Corse SE colours –

when I first saw this scheme, my jaw al­most hit the desk.” RN “I’m not a huge fan of white on bikes; I’d have it in red.” RP “I’d go with a white 848, but it has to be the later EVO model

with its red wheels to set it off, not the orig­i­nal black wheels.” MN Q “White makes things ap­pear leaner and thin­ner, which is why I wear a white shirt when­ever pos­si­ble! The S1000R is great to ride, but ugly. Put it in white and I want it. And the 848 would be great in brown.” TT OUR VERDICT: HIT

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