Ducati take wraps off 2015 Desmosedici GP15

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Dovizioso's version of the GP15
Dovizioso's version of the GP15 Picture: Ducati Corse

Ducati Corse have this morning taken the wraps off the Desmosedici GP15 that Andreas Iannone and Dovizioso will race in this year’s MotoGP World Championship.

The bike will make its track debut at the second set of Sepang tests at the end of this month, before racing for the first time at Qatar in the season opener in late March.

Technical specification:

Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90° V4, four-stroke, evo desmodromic
DOHC, four valves per cylinder

Capacity: 1,000cc
Maximum power: Over 240hp
Maximum speed: Over 340 km/h (211 mph)
Transmission: Ducati Seamless Transmission (DST). Chain final drive
Carburation: Indirect electronic injection, four throttle bodies with injectors above
and below the butterfly valves. Throttles operated by the new EVO 2 TCF (Throttle Control &
Feedback) system
Fuel: Shell Racing V-Power
Lubricant: Shell Advance Ultra 4
Exhaust: Akrapovic
Final Drive: D.I.D Chain
Frame: Aluminum alloy twin-spar
Suspension: Öhlins inverted 48mm front fork and Öhlins rear shock absorber,
adjustable for preload, new factory evolution damping system
Electronics: Magneti Marelli ECU programmed with Ducati factory software
Tyres: Bridgestone 16.5” front and rear
Brakes: Brembo, two 320mm/340mm carbon front discs with four-piston

Picture: Ducati Corse
Picture: Ducati Corse