Ducati holds a special place in the pantheon of great racing bikes. Its pedigree is long and formidable. Therefore, we always hold our breath when a company like Ducati introduces a new product.

The new Ducati 848 sports bike, the 848 EVO, lets us exhale in relief. It doesn’t disappoint.

The 848 EVO will be able to produce 140 horsepower – the most powerful two-wheeler in its class.

It will be a formidable machine on the streets and on the racetracks.

The Ducati 848 EVO will be available 2011 for $12,995.