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Ducati 999

The Ducati 999 superseded the 916. Ducati 996 and the Ducati 998 of superbikes in 2003, and was produced 2006. This motorcycle great success in the Superbike Championship. and continues to be raced in the despite no longer being pending rules changes by the governing body, FIM. to competition of the new Ducati 1098 .

The 999 was by Pierre Terblanche. amid controversy over its divisive it was heavily criticized by some, being hailed by many. It is as an extremely high performance, orientated motorcycle. With its Ducati L Twin Desmodromic actuated engine layout, it has a power delivery, with power figures available at low RPM figures, and, of course, high torque levels.

Additionally, with its high suspension componentry, rigid yet trellis chassis and weight suited to communicative, sharp and steering, it is one of the finest handling for its time.

Subsequently, more 999S and 999R (equipped 102dB Termignoni race-spec versions were introduced, capable of 0-62 mph (0-100 in under three seconds ; and a top of over 170 mph (+273,5 km/h).

The 2005 Ducati 999S won the category for the prestigious international 2005 comparison and finished 2nd It has received critical acclaim many corners, such as MCN of the which called it simply the V-Twin on the planet, and Motorbikestoday.com, described it the most desirable, exciting roadbike on the planet in MotorcycleUSA.com described it as stupendous and the of V-Twin power.


From the start, the 999 was successful in the Superbike World winning world championships in:


Engine: Liquid four …, 90°“L”twin DOHC, desmodromic 4 valve per

Capacity: 998

Bore x Stroke: 100 x mm

Compression Ratio: 11.4:1

Marelli electronic fuel 54 mm throttle body

Ignition / Starting: Marelli / electric

Max power: 140 hp 103 kW @ 9750 rpm

Max 109 Nm — 11.1 kgm @ 8000 rpm / lb-ft @ 8000 rpm

Transmission / 6 Speed / chain

Frame: steel trellis

Front Showa 43 mm upside-down fully fork with TiN surface 125 mm wheel travel.

Ducati 999

Rear Progressive linkage with adjustable Showa monoshock, 125 mm travel.

Front Brakes: 2x 320 mm discs 4 calipers

Rear Brakes: 240 mm disc 2 piston caliper

Tyre: 120/70 ZR17

Tyre: 190/50 ZR17

186 kg / 410 lbs.

Fuel Capacity 15.5 Litres (3 L of the tank is 4.1 gal ( 0.8 gal reserve)

Consumption average: / 42 mpg

Standing Quarter Mile: sec

Top Speed: 275 km/h / 170 mph

Seat 78 cm / 30.7 in

Ducati 999
Ducati 999

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