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Old 18-Dec-2006, 11:53 AM
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Is the American 888SPO a true SP..?

Now this may be stirring up a hornet's nest with our US cousins, but I think not - and have said as much on the Yahoo! message board.

What say we Europeans? Is it a 'real' SP?
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 11:54 AM
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Ducati called it an SP and that's good enough for me....
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 12:10 PM
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 12:14 PM
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The SPO was a strada with a single seat and uprated suspension. I think that the SP spec' motors won't reach the emmision regulations thay have in the US.


.....but better in YELLOW, or Bloo and now even RED

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Old 18-Dec-2006, 12:15 PM
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Ducati called it an SP and that's good enough for me....

What's in a name? They called the 900 'Superlight' an SP too in the US.

( ...here's a link to the Yahoo! board:
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/Ducati-851-888/ ) I expect it's going to get busy when our friends across the pond awake!
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 01:17 PM
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SPO ................ "Sport Production Omologato"
That's probably all that was needed before the racers started pouring great bucket fulls of petrol down it's throat with wild cam profiles
Could you imagine riding a SP4 down the boulevard spitting fuel out of the open pipes


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Old 18-Dec-2006, 01:33 PM
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nelly sounds good to me - specially if the fuel was ignited.....
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 04:43 PM
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nah,it's not a proper one!!!The SP for 1993 was the SP5,they just couldn't get it through all the emissions ****.
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Old 18-Dec-2006, 04:54 PM
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