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Ducati 999 R

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An evolution of aerodynamics and style, for a dream which is more competitive and than ever.

Based on the representing Ducati in this American Superbike Championship the 999R has been significantly for the American market. A new front new rear swing arm and suspension, a upgrade to 150 horsepower for the engine are all to reinforce the bike’s Superbike

AMA technical regulations allow modifications to the engine than the Superbike regulations so Ducati, returned to the AMA championship this has produced an engine with characteristics that are much to those of the racing version.

The new is yet another step forward in tradition, which has always characterized by the manufacture of series bikes similar to their versions not only in styling, but in technical features.

Project features

The basic of the Testastretta engine used on the new remain the same as those of the version. However, the maximum and torque have been increased. Compared to the previous 102 kW (139 hp) at 10000 rpm, the new produces 110 kW (150 hp) at 9750

The torque itself has been from 108 Nm (11 kgm) at 8000 to 116.7 Nm (11.9 kgm) at rpm.

New cylinder assemblies

Ducati 999 R

In order to performance, the cylinder heads and have been completely and should really be regarded as new components, designed specifically for The pistons are forged and constructed an aluminum alloy with mechanical specifications to ensure geometrical stability during the thermal excursions to which are subject. The heads have a radical fluid-dynamics redesign.

In order to make it possible to use diameter valves, their distances have been which means that the and dimensions of the intake and exhaust have also had to be modified. The of these modifications is evident the significant improvements in overall of the road version, which with absolutely standard system, silencer and intake


The Testastretta engine of the new uses titanium valves, on the intake and exhaust. The weight is considerable, especially if we consider the accelerations imposed by the high speed.

The use of titanium has obliged to use special valves seats and

The intake and exhaust systems

Ducati 999 R
Ducati 999 R
Ducati 999 R

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