Mass-production version of the $39,995 1098R with traction control and data acquisition standard.
All of its would-be World Superbike competition: Aprilia RSV4, BMW S1000RR, KTM RC8 R and the four 1000s from Japan.
|Price ||$21,795 |
|Engine type ||l-c 90-deg. V-twin |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 8v, desmodromic |
|Displacement ||1198cc |
|Bore x stroke ||106.0 x 67.9mm |
|Compression ||12.7:1 |
|Fuel system ||Marelli EFI |
|Clutch ||Dry, multi-plate |
|Transmission ||6-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||170 bhp @ 9750 rpm |
|Claimed torque ||97 lb.-ft. @ 8000 rpm |
|Frame ||Tubular steel trellis with single-sided |
|Front suspension ||43mm Ohlins inverted fork with |
adjustable spring preload,
compression and rebound damping
|Rear suspension ||Ohlins shock with adjustable |
spring preload, compression and
|Front brake ||Dual four-piston Brembo |
Monobloc calipers, 330mm discs
|Rear brake ||Dual-piston Brembo caliper, |
|Front tire ||120/70-ZR17 Pirelli Diablo |
|Rear tire ||190/55-ZR17 Pirelli Diablo |
|Rake/trail ||24.5,/3.8 in. |
|Seat height ||32.2 in. |
|Wheelbase ||56.3 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||4.1 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||373 lbs. |
|Colors ||Red, black |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||48 mo., unlimited mi. |
Ducati North America, Inc.
10443 Bandley Dr.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Verdict 4.5 stars out of 5
World Superbike technology comes to the street. Shame it's not on the base model!