Ducati Desmosedici RR. Undeniable sovereign.
There isn’t a speed enthusiast in the world who does not dream of riding this monster of the road. The commercial replica of the GP6, with a desmodromic engine, is awesome. Inside, the most advanced technology: titanium valves, sophisticated electronic injection system, hydraulic clutch, etc. The engine revs up to 13,800 rpm and delivers 200 hp. A sensitive and exclusive beauty –only 150,000 units manufactured– with a circuit spirit. Price: in the region of 67,545 €.
Ducati Streetfighter S. Naked beauty.
Naked with a super-sport spirit, sophistication and design, it won many hearts at the 2008 Milan Show. A powerful urban fighter with carbon mudguards and 167 kilos in weight. Price: 20,295 €.
Ducati 1198 S. To fly through avenues.
Another legend created by the Italian firm with the aim of being the heir to the mythical 1098. A road supersport with an innovative traction control system. Fast, powerful and agile. Price: 22,936€.
4.- Harley Davidson VRSCF V-Rod Muscle. Pure fibre.
Athletic, elegant, powerful and with animal instinct, this wide-back motorbike stands out for its spirit and aesthetics. The large (240 mm) rear tire is its distinctive feature. It attracts all the looks and reigns on the highways. Price: 20,700 €.
5.- Honda GL 1800 GoldWing. Joyful.
A true icon which still prides itself on being the most advanced and complete tourer. Synonym with safety, comfort and easy manoeuvring with an exclusive 6-cylinder horizontal engine. Price: 34,449 €.
6.- Ducati Multistrada 1200. Multifunction.
Four in one. It swept the board in the last edition of EICMA with its drive mode change button: A sport bike, long-distance tourer, urban and road enduro. The latest in technology and very little weight for this asphaltic trail bike. From 14,995 €.
7.- BMW F800GS. A prize-winner.
Bike of the Year 2009 by the magazine, Rider; Best Dual-Sport by Cycle World; and Best Adventure Bike by Motorcyclist. Light and very powerful, this hoarder of prizes is available from 6,900 €.
8.- Honda CRF 450R. Adventurer.
It has been prevailing without mercy in motocross, desert, supermoto, etc., for a decade. The 2009 version has a new injection system, more power, increased control and less weight. Price: 7,299 €.
9.- KTM690 Enduro. All surfaces.
Makes no difference whether it’s ridden on asphalt, sand or stone. Born with an all-surface spirit, this enduro-trail bike from the Austrian firm has arrived to confirm that on the multi-purpose front, the future is orange. Price: 7,990 €.