2006 Ducati GT1000

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2006 Ducati GT1000

2006 Ducati GT1000

Ducati GT1000


in 1971 the GT was a bike to be ridden day, it combined sport and touring features in a balanced and Italian package. With a seat and single headlamp, it was an motorcycle, much like -…- or -traditional- motorcycles. It was a motorcycle, but its beauty was uncommon. The engine was left fully to flaunt its elegant features.

chrome silencers swept accenting the attractive lines of the Everyday performance was never so executed. Until now.

classically styled, the 2006 is engineered to deliver modern road performance. With its two-up riding position and handling, it is perfect for the daily or a weekend trip to the mountains. the GT is the 1000 DS engine, the most most powerful Ducati engine ever.

In the Gran Tradition

The essential beauty and of the Ducati GT models of the 1970s a bike to be ridden every day a balance of two-up comfort and Desmo power. The GT1000 many new features that fondly on the past, while interpreted in a thoroughly modern

The classic inspiration and performance of the Classics doesn-t end with the The style that makes the so appealing has been applied to an range of accessories and apparel.

The will be available in the spring of

UPDATE: April 2006


The Ducati SportClassic which includes the Paul 1000 Limited Edition, the 1000 and the GT 1000, reflects the of the motorcycles built in Ducati’s in the 1970’s, characterised by a minimalist look, with exposed and engines, complimented by bodywork elegant rounded shapes.

though they reflect the of the past, they incorporate the Ducati technology and engineering, a thoroughly modern motorcycle lives up to today’s standards of performance.

Ducati GT750 The origin of the project

Engineer first production machine to use the new 750 would be the GT 750 which was introduced the market in 1971. The bikes the bold 70’s styling metal flake paint of orange, blue and green off chrome Silentium mufflers and aluminium engine cases. The case design bevel is still regarded as one of the most Ducati, for that matter, engine of all time.

The new GT set trends not only for style, but for quality and performance. Its frame was born of the Ducati 500GP, by acclaimed racing chassis Colin Seely. The frame the stout twins engine as a stressed member, a practice so that even today Trellis frames continue the member engineering solution.

The GT broke ground with by fitting large 38mm forks by Marzocchi, while it was for the day to fit 35mm or smaller forks. The new engine and a fantastic chassis with alloy wheels by laced with straight-pull stainless steel mud guards, and a brake to set new standards for quality and

So impressive was the new Ducati, in October US motorcycle magazine ‘Cycle’ described the GT 750 by saying — the right-side footpeg nicks in an 80 mph sweeper and the bike never know that a motorcyclist this machine, and he got it right. Engineer Taglioni!

The first GT 750 was produced from 1971 to and the engine size was increased in with the introduction of the GT 860. A of technical and stylistic developments made for the GTS 860 version, which was one of the key on the international motorcycle scene 1976 to 1980.

Ducati — The evolution of the species

The beauty and timeless style of the GT models of the 1970’s now comes to again with this The new Ducati GT 1000 is a bike to be everyday, with a balance of comfort and Ducati Desmo performance. The classic tradition of Grand Touring returns in a mix of style and performance.

The philosophy lies behind the new Ducati family finds further in this new model, which the range and fully lives up to the and promises made at the moment of its Motorshow launch in October

As you would expect from a inspired by the original icons of sport motorcycles, every and component is built with the highest quality materials and with performance as a priority

classically inspired, the GT is a modern motorcycle, so it must be powerful, confidently and be exciting to ride


The shapes of the GT 1000 are interpretations of the classic lines of the GT’s of the 70’s. The rather fuel tank features cut-outs on the sides and deep that allows a comfortable position. Full fender is mounted with elegant tubing braces. The trim covers remind us of the 70’s and feature small venting for accent.

Many of the details like the top fork caps and handlebar are finished in polished aluminium, and are with the chrome surfaces of the instrument trim, handlebars and covers. Finally, the classic is completed with chrome exhaust pipes and mufflers, one per


The rider’s position on the GT is one of comfort and control. The chromed steel handlebars enables an riding position to be maintained. A dual seat is sewn in a pattern and features ‘Ducati’ in white proudly on the back.

footpegs are placed conservatively allowing comfort and good clearance at the same time.

The GT is a true two-seater, so the passenger’s are also sensibly placed for comfort.


The advanced 1000 Dual Spark powers the GT 1000. The torquey L-Twin is the perfect match for the GT comfort and performance attributes. cylinders, with their cooling fins form the L configuration, reminding us of the original design.

Slim between the and exposed for all to see, the latest two Desmo system, fuel-injection, controlled engine management and Testastretta technology ensure the 1000 DS engine is powerful, and thrilling to ride.



The new Ducati GT 1000 advantage of the signature Ducati ALS 450 tubular trellis frame, from the one fitted to the Paul 1000 Limited Edition and the 1000. Light, rigid and it’s the perfect match to the GT and delivers precise and confident

The frame and swingarm are finished in black paint. They are to the Sport 1000, except for the of mounting points for the twin and the two side panels.

The new GT 1000 has chrome steel tubular which use a classic bend and to produce a comfortable riding that is ideal for every day and use.

The GT 1000 model has the key characteristics that are similar to the two Ducati SportClassic models: the GT 1000 has a slightly longer of 1425 mm and trail of 103 mm, which is by moving the fork legs by 25 mm with respect to the steering (front wheel offset) and fork rake at 24.


The GT 1000 uses a new steel tube swingarm, from extruded, bent with an outer diameter of 60 mm and thickness of 2 mm. It features two legs by an elliptical cross-member, thus a high level of rigidity, has a positive effect on ride

The two swingarm legs are made extruded, bent tubing, the distinctive shape of the cross-member is by pressing the circular steel

This new swingarm features the simple, rational system on the Paul Smart 1000 Edition and the Sport 1000 for the drive chain tension.

this system is reminiscent of used on bikes from the a closer look shows the swingarm, wheel hub and all the other of the wheel set are much larger and than on motorcycles from era to deliver modern sport performance, but with classic


In the suspension department, the GT in line with the entire family, mounts some of the quality componentry.

Up front the is fitted with high 43 mm Marzocchi upside-down forks, from the Sport 1000.

As the GT is a contemporary interpretation of the GT 750 of the 1970s, the suspension layout uses shocks, which are adjustable for pre-load.

The two Sachs shocks have a refined finish; the top collar, black springs and the zinc-coated shock body all the style of the past.

Overall, the frame and quality suspension making the GT 1000 a surprisingly sport bike, yet with comfort and ergonomics for everyday riding and weekend touring.

Like the other SportClassics, the GT mounts classic wire-spoke that enhance the ‘vintage’

The classic centre-spoke Excel 17 are formed in chromed steel and to silver painted aluminium hubs. The wheels mount compound radial construction tires with tread derived from the classic bike patterns of the European tire manufacturers.

The 36 chromed are made of dehydrogenated steel and a diameter of 4.4 mm.


The impressive brake system of the GT 1000 is from the first two SportClassic and consists of two Brembo floating with 30 and 32 mm diameter pistons are thermally insulated. The discs are with a diameter of 320 mm and a thickness of 4 mm.

The spoke wheels made it to use this type of calliper, is more compact on the side the wheel. The callipers on the GT 1000 are on two hubs so that the pad on the opposite of the pistons can be compressed against the

The rear brake system of a floating single piston 34 mm calliper with high sintered pads and a 245 mm disc. The to increase the size of the rear over the other versions of the family has been dictated by the GT natural tendency for two-seater use.

Exhaust system

The GT sports a new stainless steel exhaust system. The system distinctive twin silencers symmetrically on both sides of the

The lines and colours of the silencers their styling cue from the used on GT bikes of the 70’s.

A feature of this system is the exhaust manifold. This is of two tubes, one inside the other, creates a layer of air, providing lower temperatures of the tube. Thanks to this it is possible to ensure the lustre of the finish, despite the considerably temperatures of a modern-day exhaust

The two manifolds, which are joined by a tube on which the lambda is mounted, are connected to the two silencers, are fixed to the foot-peg units by of a black stainless steel

The GT 1000 responsibly complies EURO 3 anti-pollution standards by way of a probe inside the compensation of the exhaust manifolds and two trivalent housed in the two silencers.

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the first two SportClassics, the GT 1000 has a new layout for the electrical system, helps to conceal the wiring giving users easy to all the main components of the system, are located beneath the seat in a storage compartment.

A compact Marelli 5AM engine control manages the fuel injection and of the GT’s 1000 DS engine. contains the hybrid power and a re-programmable Flash EPROM.

An feature is the use of a Stepper Motor for control of idling speed, on the throttle body, and of advanced fuel injectors.

Finally the display of the GT 1000 features a faced analogue read-out and rev-counter. Software features of the GT include a trip-fuel function remaining possible mileage to be whenever the fuel reserve is on.

Style and finish

The GT 1000, like the two SportClassic models came before it, introduces an of features that profoundly the style of the past, albeit in a way.

The unmistakeable style of the GT is accentuated by the rounded lines of the tank, the harmonious form of the panels and the unique shape of the which has been specifically for rider and passenger comfort, as as the exclusive fully-chromed exhaust and the gorgeous spoke wheels.

the bike you are immediately aware of the to detail: the shiny chromed cap and the distinctive polished and anodised head that supports the handlebars.

The chromed rear-view are specially designed for this new and their exceptional size excellent rear visibility with a passenger on board.

gaze also falls the instrument panel with faces and the entire display is embellished by chromed trim and control buttons.

The two special in the GT 1000 range, metallic grey and Ducati red, the link between the past and the of this historic model.

The shape of the plush padded highlighted with a stitched helps to enhance the classic of the GT 1000, without neglecting and passenger comfort.

The footpeg compliments the GT 1000’s everyday and ensures a comfortable position for the rider and the passenger in two-up

This attention to detail on the GT is also applied to components the footpegs, where rider and brackets, gear shifter and brake lever are fully into one unit.

The footpeg are cast in aluminium alloy and black and are therefore perfectly between the frame and the muffler strut to which they are These fittings, specifically for the GT 1000’s everyday use, a correct and comfortable position for the rider and the passenger in two-up

The tail light unit, is derived from the Paul and the Sport 1000, has a characteristic shape and a strong 1970’s The chromed turn signals are with the rear light/brake and the whole unit is mounted on supports.

The battery housing and is another element that the GT 1000 with the two previous models: the moulded plastic embossed with the traditional logo, pivots on two pins on the for easy battery removal.

When choosing the power for the family, the ideal choice was the Desmodue 992cc air-cooled Ducati 1000 Dual engine, known and appreciated for its torque and excellent reliability.

The of this highly advanced perfectly underlines the true character of the three SportClassic

This Euro 3 compliant is the result of our most current and easily meets the latest emission standards while excellent performance.

Compact, and acknowledged as the ultimate expression of the philosophy of air-cooled twin the 1000 Dual Spark — already used on the Multistrada and Super Sport — represents the result of of experience and a whole series of that extend from the chambers to the crankshafts.

The end result is a engine that is particularly in the mid-range and generally acknowledged as the advanced air-cooled L-twin designed. In addition to offering the advantages of an air-cooled power the 1000 DS also draws from the advanced Testastretta engine, including the special techniques used to make the heads, the use of oil-pressurized plain to support the camshafts and the angles and of the valves.

All this, plus the Dual Spark ignition, its ‘double flame front’ more complete combustion, simultaneously boosting mid-range and reducing emission levels.

In on the GT 1000, the 1000 DS engine has fitted with a wet clutch, offers an excellent performance, noise reduction and lever

Finally the engine is embellished by timing belt covers in plastic which have specially designed for maximum and thermal resistance.

Technical DUCATI GT 1000



Steering Angle 32

Front 43 mm Marzocchi upside-down fork

wheel travel 4,7 in

Front Spoke wheel with steel rim, 3.50 x 17

wheel Spoke wheel chromed steel rim, x 17

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