The 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R againts the 2012 Ducati 848 EVO Corse SE, which one is better? Take a look this comparison and video uploaded by MotorTrend.
2012 Triumph Daytona 675R quick review:
The 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R is a true track day machine, with the right combination of handling, power, and excitement. The 2012 Daytona 675R is powered by a 675cc liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder engine from award-winning Daytona 675, generating 124 Hp at 12,600rpm and 53 lb/ft of torque.
All parts such as hugger, silencer heat shield and front mudguard for the 2012 Daytona 675R are already available in lightweigh carbon fibre. The Daytona 675R comes standard with a standard-fit quickshifter, and the Daytona 675’s comprehensive instrumentation. Furthermore, the bike benefits from the iconic gold Öhlins 43mm NIX30 forks and MotoGP-developed TTX36 rear shock, and top-shelf Brembo four-piston radial monoblock calipers.
Visually, the 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R looks stunning with sporty new graphics including Triumph tank script. Its sparkling Crystal White bodywork is accented with a race style black belly pan and red subframe.
2012 Ducati 848 EVO Corse SE quick review:
The 2012 Ducati 848 EVO Corse SE looks absolutely stunning its special red/white/black Corse livery. Compared to the base model, the 2012 848 EVO Corse Special Edition adds MotoGP-developed Traction Control (DTC) that has been fitted with a Quick Shifter (DQS), as well as an Ohlins gas-charged shock absorber, a pair of huge 330mm front-brake discs (up 10mm from the stock 848EVO’s 320mm), compelete with fully adjustable 43mm Showa forks.
The sportbike has a lightweight Trellis frame, and its subframe is designed of magnesium and the single-sided swingarm made from aluminum. It sits on the Y-shaped, five-spoke Enkei wheels wrapped in Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tires (120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear).
The 2012 848 EVO Corse SE is powered by a 849.4cc liquid-cooled, L-Twin, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic engine that delivers 140 Hp at 10,500 rpm, and 72.3 lb/ft of torque at 9,750 rpm.
Based on quick reviews above, the 2012 848 EVO Corse SE surely has more power than the Triumph Daytona 675R.
On this episode of On Two Wheels Episode 7 video uploaded by MotorTrend, the 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R and the 2012 Ducati 848 EVO Corse SE were ridden by Sport Rider’s Bradley Adams and Kent Kunitsugu, respectively. The battle starts at Streets of Willow racetrack in Rosamond, CA, then continues along some of canyon roads in Southern California.