Ducati 1199 Superleggera: Weighs Less Than Some Linemen, Much Faster

Ducati’s new limited-production lightweight superbike, the 1199 Superleggera, is built from titanium, magnesium and carbon fiber; and all that space age stuff results in a bike that weighs just 341 pounds, or 5 pounds less than Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle Dontari Poe. Ducati claims it’s “the highest power-to-weight ratio of any production motorcycle,” and when you stuff it with a 1198cc L-twin engine with four-valve cylinder heads, you get a laser-like 200+ horsepower and 98.8 pound-feet of torque. Only 500 are being built, and most of those bikes have been designated for owners of previous special-edition Ducatis. Maybe you can ask Dontari for a ride?

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