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Visordown readers' top 10 Ducatis

We've had a look at your reviews and ratings, and then we've done the maths. Here are your top 10 most highly-rated Ducatis

HERE are your top most highly-rated Ducatis, as voted for by you.

We've taken all Ducatis from our huge database with three reviews or more, then averaged out owners' detailed ratings on the engine, brakes, handling, comfort and build to bring you the consumer's top 10. The higher the score, the more highly rated the bike.

Remember, this list is created using your reviews and ratings.

=7. ST4 (2000 - 2006): 4.5 out of 5

A lot of people wouldn’t consider buying the ST4 as a tourer because of Ducati’s reputation for reliability in the past. Well those people are missing out, the ST4 is very good. The handlebars are adjustable, as is the seat, and the screen is huge. It has everything a sports-tourers needs, including impressive handling and a punchy engine. The only fly in the ST4s’ ointment is the Ducati ST3, which is almost as good everywhere, but cheaper.

=7. Monster 1100 EVO: 4.5 out of 5

Launched in 2011 as Ducati's biggest and most powerful two-valve engine to date, the 1100 EVO has bags of midrange torque. The silky smooth power delivery means it's one of the finest mono-wheelers around too. And it's intelligent - there are three ECUs on board, one to control the fuelling and ignition maps, one for the ABS system and one for the Traction Control.

=7. Streetfighter 848: 4.5 out of 5

Using the same eight-stage traction control as the 1198SP, the Streetfighter 848 was - at the time of launch - the smallest capacity motorcycle with traction control that you could buy. It has a different camshaft to the 848 EVO meaning it produces more torque, and those wide bars on risers give you the ultimate upright riding position. At £10,995 it's by no means cheap, but you get an extremely capable bike that will flatter your riding.

=7. 848: 4.5 out of 5

So much more than just a baby 1098, Ducati made an entirely new engine for the 848. Weighing 168kg and making a claimed 135hp, the 848 is by no means miniature. It misses out on the Brembo Monoblocs of the 848 EVO but retains its  impressive mid-corner stability. It's all the bike you'll ever need and a second hand example will only set you back £6,000.

6. 1199 Panigale: 4.6 out of 5

No trellis frame, a claimed 195hp, revised brakes and enough electronics to make the bike ride itself, the Panigale is something very special. The Superquadro engine has the best traits of a twin but is happy to rev like an inline-four. It's smooth off the bottom end as is a completely different animal to the 1198, it's a refined package but faster than ever.

5. Streetfighter S: 4.63 out of 5

One of the most underrated bikes in Ducati's line up, the 1098 Streetfighter never sold particularly well. Perhaps it was the £12,000 price tag, or maybe people just didn't get it. One thing's for sure, the Streetfighter S is one of the best performance naked bikes you can buy. Fuelling and power delivery is impressively smooth and the 155hp 1099cc v-twin means only a flick of the wrist is needed to get the front wheel sky-borne. The S features Öhlins suspension in place of the standard bike's Showa forks and rear shock, lighter forged aluminium wheels and Ducati's traction control system.

=2. Hypermotard 821: 4.66 out of 5

Now water-cooled with an 821cc version of the Testastretta 11° engine, the 821 puts out 110hp and has the additional sensible elements of the latest Ducatis, not least an incredible 18,500 miles between major services. Then there’s the latest Bosch 9 ABS, traction control and various power modes to play with. Suddenly that £9,695 price tag for the base model starts to seem remarkably reasonable. 

=2. Hypermotard 1100: 4.66 out of 5

Yes, all Hypermotards like to wheelie, but the 1100 is by far the best. The old-school air-cooled engine has a wealth of torque and its characteristics offer a much smoother delivery than say, the Tuono Factory, making it easy to make adjustments as you go. The Hyper 1100 eats up straights on the back wheel, just watch out for oil starvation problems.

=2. 1198S: 4.66 out of 5

For the extra £3,000 of the S model over the standard 1198, you get some serious bells and whistles thrown in. The S has traction control, full Öhlins suspension, an adjustable Öhlins steering damper, and lighter seven spoke Marchesini wheels, which brings the claimed overall weight down a further 2kgs to 169kg. Making the same 170hp as the 1098R, the 1198S is a smoother, more docile, and refined animal.

1. Multistrada 1200: 4.83 out of 5

With the frog-faced looks of its predecessor swapped for sharper styling, the Multistrada overcame one of the few obstacles in the way of it being a really desirable bike. Designed to be a 'four in one' motorcycle (sports, tourer, commuter and enduro) the 150bhp Multi is smooth and powerful, sumptuously comfortable and kitted out with electronic suspension, mode selection and ride-by-wire throttle. 

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