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Make ModelDucati 996R
Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, 90°“L”twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valve per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke: 100 x 63.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.4:1
Induction: Marelli electronic injection
Ignition / Starting: – / electric
Max Power: 135hp 100 kW @ 10200 rpm
Max Torque: 105 Nm 10.3 Kg-m @ 8000 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 6 Speed / chain
Front Suspension: Showa with TiN upside-down fork fully adjustable. 127mm front wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Öhlins progressive cantilever linkage with adjustable monoshock. 130mm rear wheel travel.
Front Brakes: 2x 320mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 220 disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tire: : 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire: : 190/50 ZR17
Dry-Weight: / Wet-Weight: 185 kg
Fuel Capacity: (res)17 Litres (4L)
Consumption average17.0 km/lit
Standing ¼ Mile 10.1 sec
Top Speed281.5 km/h
ReviewsMotorsport it / Motorcycle.com / Motociclismo.it / Bikepoint
ManualsDucati.com / SimonTools / Ducati 916 / Ducati manuals / Motor Deutschland
Derived from racing bikes that have been consistently winning WSB championships since WSB began, the first Ducati Superbike, the 851, was launched in 1987, this bike was followed with the 888, 916, 748 and the 996. The 916 won several worldwide awards including 4 “Motorcycle of the Year: ” awards from MCN magazine. The 996 replaced the 916 in 1998. An entry into the legend of Italian motorcycling racing, an aggressive, high performance and beautifully designed machines, closely derived from Ducati’s currently competing in the WSB. Aimed at purists who want everything from a bike with its compact design and slim silhouette to provide superior handling at speeds up to 170 mph. Combines advanced thermodynamics of 4-valve per cylinder with unsurpassed efficiency of Desmodromic valve system.