Fifth Gear’s Tiff Needell pits a Mosler MT900 up against a Ducati motorbike. Which one comes out on top? Find out after the jump.
The original MT900 weighed 1175 kg (2590 lb), much more than the target weight, but could still accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.5 seconds according to Car and Driver. The MT900 they tested could also do a 12.0 second quarter mile at 118 mph (190 km/h), and they recorded a top speed of 150 mph (241 km/h), limited by the redline. More impressive, the MT900 pulled 1.02 g on the skidpad. The EPA estimated 19 and 28 mpg (12.4 and 8.4 L/100 km) in city and highway driving, respectively