Ducati additionally formally added “950” to the mannequin’s title, which is attention-grabbing in that it suggests different displacements may be within the works, however at this level, the 2021 line-up will include the SuperSport 950 and the SuperSport 950 S.
The SuperSport 950 receives a brand new fairing design with the gill-shaped openings on both facet that assist vent air whereas additionally displaying a peek on the crimson trellis body. The underside of the fairing now extends to cowl the exhaust up till the silencer.
Up entrance, the LED daytime operating mild returns, however the redesigned headlights now observe its V-shaped curve, making it look a bit much less like a “unibrow” than the earlier design. The headlights are bracketed by new air intakes that funnel air by way of into fairing the place it vents out on the rider’s legs for improved warmth administration.
The fairing now extends up below the windscreen and the brand new 4.3-inch TFT show to the entrance of the triple clamp, including a bit extra coloration to the rider’s point-of-view.
The engine stays a 937cc Ducati Testastretta 11° V-Twin. In areas the place Euro 5 or equal requirements apply, the engine claims 110 hp at 9000 rpm and 69 lb-ft. at 6500 rpm. Ducati hasn’t confirmed U.S. figures, however they’ll possible stay on the 2020 mannequin’s claimed 113 hp and 71.3 lb-ft. For 2021, Ducati gave the slipper moist clutch a brand new hydraulic management together with a self-bleeding radial pump.
Now outfitted with a six-axis IMU, the 2021 SuperSport’s digital package deal contains Bosch’s cornering ABS and good points the upgraded EVO variations of Ducati’s traction management, wheelie management and fast shift. The SuperSport conitnues to supply three journey modes, Sport, Touring and City.
The chassis stays just like final 12 months’s mannequin, with a single-sided swingarm, trellis body and the engine appearing as a load-bearing ingredient. The suspension can also be unchanged, with the bottom mannequin SuperSport 950 utilizing a fully-adjustable 43 mm Marzocchi inverted fork and a preload and rebound damping adjustable Sachs rear shock. The S mannequin will get a extra premium package deal of a 48 mm inverted fork and rear shock from Öhlins, each providing full adjustability.