Ducati has unveiled the 2013 model year of Ducati Hypermotard at the 2012 EICMA International Motorcycle Show. For 2013, the Hypermotard is powered by a 821 cc Testastretta 11° DS v-twin engine instead of the air-cooled 796. The new engine has a longer stroke and a smaller bore than the standard 848cc engine.
The 2013 Ducati Hypermotard features three ride modes: Sport (108hp at 9250rpm), Touring (110hp – Medium) and Urban (74 hp at 9250rpm). The bike also comes equipped with the Ducati Safety Package of three-level ABS, Brembo monobloc M4-32 brakes and eight-level Ducati Traction Control.
The 2013 Ducati Hypermotard is available in two trim levels: the base model and the SP. The base 2013 Ducati Hypermotard comes with non-adjustable 43mm Kayaba upside-down forks with 6.7 inches of travel and a Sachs rear shock with preload and rebound adjustments with 5.9 inches of travel. The base model sits on the latest generation 10-spoke 1199 Panigale-style cast aluminum wheels.
The Hypermotard SP is equipped with fully adjustable 50mm Marzocchi forks with 7.3 inches of travel, and an Öhlins rear shock with 6.9 inches of travel. The SP model also has a different selection of riding modes from the base model: Race mode (108 hp – High), Sport (108 hp – Medium) and Wet (75 hp – Low), as well as features aluminum tapered handlebars, carbon fiber front mudguard, forged Marchesini wheels in black and sport the signature red-pin stripe, is fitted with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa “SP” tyres, a radial master cylinder 5-point adjustable lever, a special paint job and a special higher seat height.
The base model weighs 436.5 pounds (wet), while the Hypermotard SP has a wet weight of 427.7 pounds.
The 2013 Ducati Hypermotard ($11,995) is available in Ducati Red or Dark Stealth paint job, both with red trellis frame. The Hypermotard SP ($14,695) comes in Ducati Corse red, white and black with gray trim and a red trellis frame.