Fifth Gear Pits Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera Against A Ducati 1098

The latest episode of the Beeb's other driving show saw Tiff race the new Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera head-to-head against Brit superbike racer Leon Haslam on a Ducati 1098. It's similar to an earlier match-up Final Gear ran between the standard Gallardo and a Ducati 999. That time the Ducati won by a hair. We… » 9/21/07 12:15pm 9/21/07 12:15pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Ducati Superbike 1098

Riding the 1098 away from Southern California Ducati came with a warning. Three busted-up 1098's sat in the repair queue outside the shop. As the foreman explained, the monobloc brakes could very easily pitch you right over the grips or low-side you onto the tarmac. With those images fresh in mind I rode around the… » 7/06/07 1:15pm 7/06/07 1:15pm