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As some of you know i totaled my R6 and i am looking to buy a new bike i have 3 choices and was wondering if you guys could give me some info on each of these bikes...
1. 08 R6
2. 08 Daytona 675
3. 08 Ducati 848

I really don't know about the L-twin i hoping you guys could help me out about the big differances in the bikes. I like to ride wheelies and drive fast if that helps. And its an 848cc what is that equal to on an in line 4?
 

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From what I understand the V-twin has a little more torque so are easier to do wheelies on but othere than that I can't really tell you which to go with but I like the looks of the 848.
 

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Of course I'm partial to my Yammie so I vote R6. I had previous experience with a v-twin motor...this is what I can contribute about that. Lots of torque...but lacks HP up top, they normally do not rev high. Also the wheelie thing can cause problems. The front cylinder can run dry on oil with long wheelies. This was years ago so maybe new tech has fixed these issues but I'm just not a believer in the v-twins anymore. I know nothing about the Daytona but I know that Ducati knows their s**t. I haven't met a Duc owner that was unhappy with their bike.
 

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i think the 848 comes in white, get the 848.
 

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I say R6 as well. When I got my bike tuned (at a Ducati dealer) the service manager was telling me how the 848 is great but the 1098 is where its at. For just a little more cash you get so much more for your money.
 

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i want a bike that i can easily corner with one that i can whip around a corner and then go right into anther one. Thats way i love 600cc and i was wondering if the 848 or even the 1098 is like that...
 

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i want a bike that i can easily corner with one that i can whip around a corner and then go right into anther one. Thats way i love 600cc and i was wondering if the 848 or even the 1098 is like that...
I would take a 848 on a track before I ever would my R6. The thing handles sooooooooo nice!
 

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The 2nd & 3rd are the two othe bikes i want.I would go with the 848 myself.It weighs 363 lbs (dry).So its not much heavier then a R6 & has a better power to weight ratio than the 1098.Whether that means its faster than the 1098 is another story, but it looks almost the same & has the same frame,swingarm,wheels,tank & many other parts.In fact the major diff in the two is the engine.The nice thing about the daytona, its a 3 cylinder so fuel economy is pretty good & weighs no more than 367lbs (dry)!Steering is very light & handles better than most middle weights.Both bike are stunning!Money is another issue.However id still get the duc.
 

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All the reviews say that the 848 is suppose to be more "street friendly". I would imagine the 848 being more narrow and balanced with the L2-twin.

If you can afford the 848....go for it!
 

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What about the sound what one of my buddies said that a ducati sounds like a four wheeler lol.... i've never heard one
 

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i dont want one just for wheelies but i'd like to be able to do some with out all the trouble it takes to get an R6 up to the balance point
 

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A ducati sounds like a radical Harley. The torque is out of this world! A ducati is easier to wheelie than an R6. You can wheelie in 1,2,or 3rd from what I've been told.
 
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