Beastly Ducati superbike custom

Vendetta bodykit by Radical and Dragon TT

Posted: 28 October 2011
by Robin Goodwin

As the new 1199 Panigale is to become Ducati’s flagship superbike, Radical has put together a special bodykit for the out-going machine that boasts improved power and less weight.

Named Vendetta, the kit is a collaboration between the Radical tuning company and designers Dragon TT, transforming the existing bike into a more aggressive design.

Available for the 848/1098/1198, the Vendetta kit is made of either carbon or glass fibre and consists of: front fairing with 2 high beam and 2 low beam ellipsoidal lights , windscreen, aluminum front bracket, sidepanels with incorporated indicators, bellypan, fuel tank, air funnels, single seat with incorporated leds rear light, seat under-tray and silencer adaptors

Now more narrow and compact, they claim the advantages the bodykit have over the original Ducati design is more capacity in the fuel tank, improved airflow, less weight and better engine cooling.

They seem to have turned the Italian elegance into something monstrous, what do you think?

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That's awful. It looks like something cobbled together from a Powerbronze catalogue.

Posted: 29/10/2011 at 21:22

How to make a great looking bike look crap

Posted: 30/10/2011 at 21:46

Reminds me of one of the aliens from Sesame Street :-D

Posted: 31/10/2011 at 14:47

FUGLY!!!!!

Posted: 31/10/2011 at 20:00

Im assuming the guy in the 4th picture jumped off the bridge in disgust, cos he doesn't seem to stick around for the other photos.

Posted: 02/11/2011 at 19:16

Why not just buy an R1?

Posted: 04/11/2011 at 19:14

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