Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Doviziozo
Winning five world titles, Jorge Lorenzo is ready to take Ducati to the top of the podium and championship. Ex-Yamaha rider joins Italian Racing blood to achieve more wins for him and for the team.
Andrea Dovizioso instead hasn't won world title, however, with his long term relationship with Ducati and developing the machine with Ducati closely, knows Ducati more than anybody.
After joining Luigi Dall’Igna as General Manager, Team Ducati has developed its technology and team management in higher level. The machine outputs more power and stability, team understanding modern MotoGP tactics. This year, with ex-champion and rising star, Ducati Team is ready to take over MotoGP once again.
Desmosedici MotoGP 2017
Engine: Liquid-cooled, 90° V4, four-stroke, evo desmodromic DOHC, four valves per cylinder
Maximum power: Over 250hp
Maximum speed: Over 350 km/h (218 mph)
Transmission: Ducati Seamless Transmission (DST_EVO). Chain final drive
Carburation: Indirect electronic injection, four throttle bodies with injectors above and below the butterfly valves. Throttles operated by the new EVO 2 TCF (Throttle Control & Feedback) system
Fuel: Shell Racing V-Power
Lubricant: Shell Advance Ultra 4
Final Drive: D.I.D Chain
Frame: Aluminium alloy evo twin-spar
Suspension: Öhlins inverted 48mm front fork and Öhlins rear shock absorber, adjustable for preload, new factory evolution damping system
Electronics: Magneti Marelli ECU programmed with Dorna Unified Software
Tyres: Michelin 17" front and rear
Brakes: Brembo, two 340mm carbon front discs with four-piston callipers. Single stainless steel rear disc with two-piston calliper
Dry weight: 157 kg (346.1 lbs.)