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Ducati 1098S Review:-

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Ducati 1098S Specifications :-

  • Chassis:-
    Frame:- Tubular steel trellis frame in ALS 450
    Wheelbase: –1430 mm / 56.3 in
    Rake: –24°30′ / 24,5°
    Front Suspension: –Öhlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork with TiN
    Front Wheel Travel: –120 mm / 4.7 in
    Front Brake: -2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad.
    Front Wheel: –5-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17
    Front Tyre: –120/70 ZR 17
    Rear Suspsension: –Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
    Rear Wheel Travel: –127 mm / 5 in
    Rear Brake: –245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
    Rear Wheel: –5-spoke forged light alloy 6.00 x 17
    Rear Tyre: –190/55 ZR 17
    Fuel Capacity: –15.5 L (of which 4L reserve) / 4.1 US gal (of which 1 US gal reserve)
    Dry Weight*: –171 kg / 377 lbs
    Seat Height: –820 mm / 32.2 in
    Instruments: –Digital MotoGP derived unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, oil temperature, fuel reserve, trip fuel, neutral, turn signals, average speed, average fuel consumption, remaining fuel metre, immobilizer. Ready for DDA system
    Warranty: –2 years unlimited mileage
    Colour combinations:-
    Versions: –Dual seat
    * = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.
  • Engine & Transmission:-
    Type: –L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled
    Displacement: –1099 cc
    Bore and Stroke: –104 x 64.7 mm
    Compression Ratio: –12.5:1
    Power*: –119.3 kw – 160 hp @ 9750rpm
    Torque*: –90.4 lb-ft – 12.5 kgm @ 8000rpm
    Fuel injection: –Marelli electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies
    Exaust: –Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and lambda probe. Twin stainless steel mufflers
    Emissions: –Euro3
    Gearbox: –6 speed
    Ratio: –1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 28/20, 4th 26/22, 5th 24/23, 6th 23/24
    Primary Drive: –Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.84:1
    Final Drive: –Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 38
    Clutch: –Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
    Notes: -* = Data calculated using an inertia dynamometer.
  • THE MOST POWERFUL, LIGHTEST L-TWIN SUPERBIKE IN HISTORY:-The new Ducati 1098 S has achieved the status of the highest performance Ducati street bike ever by reducing weight to the max and adding world-class components to an already record-breaking design. If owning the ultimate Superbike is your dream, the ‘S’ is ready to deliver.
  • Suspension is of the very highest performance standard. The fully adjustable 43mm Öhlins FG511 forks, which sport low friction Titanium Nitride fork sliders, respond effortlessly to every imperfection in the tarmac. Beyond their advanced engineering solutions, one of the most important characteristics of Öhlins forks is their ability to communicate the condition and quality of the tyre-to-road contact patch, a feature that puts every rider in superior control. The suspension system is completed and perfectly balanced by using a fully adjustable Öhlins 46PRC rear shock with a ride enhancing top-out spring, controlling the single-sided swingarm for outstanding drive, traction and steering precision. The Öhlins package is completed with a control-enhancing adjustable steering damper. The ‘S’ also sets a new standard for lightweight performance. On any sport or race bike, the most effective area to reduce weight is its “unsprung weight”. These are components like tyres, brakes and wheels. Lighter wheels have a lower ‘moment of inertia’ that is beneficial with every direction change and application of the brakes. The 1098S addresses this important area by mounting Marchesini forged and machined wheels, reducing weight by 1.9Kg (4lbs). Both front and rear are super lightweight and their benefit is immediately apparent. The weight saving is further enhanced with the application of a carbon fibre front fender and seat fairing cooling ducts.

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