Ducati finally revealed its Desmosedici GP12 race bikes in a streaming presentation on Facebook. Almost 100,000 fans from around the world followed the event through Facebook and attended by Rossi, team-mate Nicky Hayden and Ducati’s technical director Filippo Preziosi.
The only visible change is the green striping that resembles the tricolore version of the Ducati 1199 Panigale. The Desmosedici is powered by a 1000cc 90-degreee V4 engine with four desmodromic valves per cylinder. Ducati claims a total output of 230 hp and with a top speed of 205 mph.