Thursday, May 21, 2009

Ducati 2006 999

Ducati's profilation of this bike
The press has called the Ducati 999 the best-ever twin cylinder engine (MotorCycle News, the leading European motorcycle magazine). A peek under the fairing shows just how advanced this motorcycle is and the design focuses on rider ergonomics, making maintenance simpler by reducing overall complexity and, above all, offering top-notch performance.
General information
Model:Ducati 999 Superbike
Rating:68.4 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Safety:See our safety campaign with the high safety rated bikes in this category.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:998.00 ccm (60.90 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2
Power:138.12 HP (100.8 kW)) @ 9750 RPM
Torque:11.10 Nm (1.1 kgf-m or 8.2 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM
Bore x stroke:100.0 x 63.5 mm (3.9 x 2.5 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Marelli electronic fuel injection, 54 mm throttle body
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel control:Desmodromic valve control
Cooling system:Liquid
Transmission type
final drive:
Clutch:Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
Physical measures
Dry weight:186.0 kg (410.1 pounds)
Seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Wheelbase:1,420 mm (55.9 inches)
Chassis and dimensions
Frame type:Tubular steel trellis
Rake (fork angle):23.5°
Front suspension:Showa 43 mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment
Front suspension travel:125 mm (4.9 inches)
Rear suspension:Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Showa monoshock
Rear suspension travel:128 mm (5.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:190/50-ZR17
Front brakes:Double disc
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:240 mm (9.4 inches)
Exhaust system:Single steel muffler with catalytic converter
Speed and acceleration
Power/weight ratio:0.7426 HP/kg
Other specifications
Fuel capacity:15.50 litres (4.10 gallons)
Color options:Red-red-black, Black-black-black
Further information
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