851 FIRST RIDE

Practical Sportsbikes (UK) - - PS WORLD -

Du­cati launched an all new 8v liq­uid-cooled, fuel-in­jected superbike – the 851. Pre­sented to the world press in both road-go­ing Strada spec and as race-ready superbike, the 101bhp V-twin had MCN tester Chris Dabbs reach­ing for his wal­let de­spite a £10,995 tag. For­tu­nately, his wal­let was empty.

Se­duced nearly every­one who rode it

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