Take sportbike performance, give it more upright ergonomics, and top it off with Ducati’s treatment of a ride-by-wire electronic rider aids suite and the 937cc Testastretta twin cylinder engine and the 2020 Supersport is Ducati’s sport-touring machine more befitting of everyday riding while still capable of hitting apexes at the track or on canyon roads. The Supersport S version is even more athletic with fully adjustable 48mm Öhlins fork (base has 43mm Marzocchi) and Öhlins single shock (base is equipped with Sachs). The S also adds an up and down Quickshifter and passenger seat cowl as standard equipment.

2020 Ducati Supersport/Supersport S Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

We claimed that the 2017 Supersport and S was a “far more complete motorcycle than the famous Super Sport 900 of the ’80s and ’90s” and that it is “geared toward everyday riding, commuting, or touring while at the same time being very capable in the canyons or on the track.”


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Ducati Supersport/Supersport S Updates For 2020

No new updates for the 2020 model year. The base model is available in Titanium Grey whereas the S is available in Star White Silk and Ducati Red.

2020 Ducati Supersport/Supersport S Claimed Specifications

Price$13,095 (base)/$15,395 (S)
EngineLiquid-cooled L-twin; 4 valves/cyl.
Bore x Stroke94.0 x 67.5mm
Horsepower110.0 hp @ 9,000 rpm
Torque69.0 lb.-ft. @ 6,500 rpm
Final DriveChain
Seat Height31.9 in.
Trail3.6 in.
Front Suspension43mm inverted fork, fully adjustable; 5.1-in. travel (base)/48mm inverted fork, fully adjustable; 5.1-in travel (S)
Rear SuspensionSachs monoshock adjustable for preload and rebound damping; 5.7-in. travel (base)/Fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock; 5.7-in. travel (S)
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire180/55ZR-17
Wheelbase58.3 in.
Fuel Capacity4.2 gal.
Claimed Wet Weight463 lb.