Ducati gets even better

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Ducati ST3

2nd October 2003 —

For 2004 the ST range has been updated both in style and and includes an all new model. Three are featured with distinct specifications and performance, aimed at the diverse demands of the sport rider.

The 2004 ST family has updated and advanced with not the revised styling, but also that further improve comfort and performance. A new front increases rider protection at without adding weight to the or detracting from its sport Complimenting the improved ergonomics are engines including a 996cc power plant for both the and ST4s ABS, plus and all new Desmotre (three valve) Spark motor in the new ST3.

The ST

The new front fairings of the 2004 ST quickly distinguish them their predecessors. The new design a taller front fairing before and a new complex surface curved headlight. This puts the Ducati Sports bikes at the top of their class for light intensity and pattern.

An controlled remote height of the light beam, actuated by a control on the instrument panel, easy height adjustment for loads. In addition, all new this is a fully electronic instrument with modern graphics, plenty of information about the of the engine and the journey that is

Rider and passenger ergonomics also been significantly Height adjustable handlebars, have a range of 20 millimetres, the ST to adapt the rider’s preferred as well as front brake and levers that can be adjusted to different positions. Seat has been improved on the ST family a new seat shape, advanced new and cover material, creating a comfortable position for long as well as eliminating the passenger’s to slide forwards during

The innovative height-adjustable exhaust has been retained on the entire ST With the saddlebags attached, the are in their lower “tour” but when out for a spirited sport the silencers can be raised to the “sport” allowing maximum ground and extreme lean angles.

the ST3 and ST4s come with immobiliser system as standard and utilize advanced CAN line The CAN line solution, derived and introduced on the Ducati 999 series, simplifies and lightens the electrical and wire harness

An all-new engine has been for the ST3, engineered for flexible and delivery of power, low vibration and to fuel mileage. The ST3 focuses on the side of sports touring, a high comfort on long while at maximum carrying Although designed to satisfy who appreciate the ST3’s touring flexible power and comfort, it a frame and chassis that satisfy the most demanding riders.

The ST3 has been carefully to provide improved protection the elements for both rider and This newest member of the Sport Touring family is a balance of agility and comfort for a experience during long at a spirited pace. The available include Ducati red, Yellow and Ducati metallic

The ST3 utilizes the signature tubular trellis frame; renowned for its handling characteristics, its lightweight, and engineering beauty add a sporting to the touring experience.

Suspension is by premium 43mm Showa adjustable upside down and an advanced Sachs rear absorber that is adjustable for and rebound damping, plus preload. The adjustments are simple to use and a range of adjustment to satisfy the rider without too high a of complexity

The ST3 introduces the latest engine from Ducati – the Desmotre (Three valve Desmodromic). The delivers increased performance its Desmodue predecessor making 102 Hp at revs and 9.5 kgm of torque at 7,250, close to those of the Desmoquattro engines. Looking to the future, the Desmotre design will allow compliance with the more stringent anti-pollution that will be introduced by the 3 regulations.

The new engine has a capacity of (identical to the 1000 DS) and of course the Ducati 90 L-Twin configuration. The cooled engine uses two valves and one exhaust; a practical solution between two already Ducati valve arrangements.

For closer to that of the advanced engine, the two intake valves large straight intake help develop high and the efficient single exhaust of the 1000 DS engine makes for a yet simple engine. The engine are derived from the 1000 DS with the water pump integrated into the alternator

The Desmotre engine takes of the Dual Spark design as on the 1000 DS engine introduced year. The Dual Spark helps the ST3 to be environmentally responsible and fuel mileage. The Dual system forms a double front in the combustion chamber, emissions and contributing to the smooth power, especially at low rpm.

Ducati ST3

the ST3, the ST4s models been updated and improved in styling and technically, with new and ergonomic solutions, like and control adjustability, improved advanced instruments and performance

The ST4s chassis, suspension and are designed to emphasise the sporting of the ST4s. Front suspension is by fully adjustable Showa down forks with low TiN coating that eliminates irregularities and improves ride and suspension reaction. The premium rear shock absorber is fully adjustable, plus a convenient remote pre-load for easy pre-load adjustments the need for tools.

Complimenting the nature of the ST4s is a lightweight swinging arm, lowering weight, and therefore more control on less than road conditions.

Stopping at the front are handled by a pair of semi-floating discs mounted to alloy disc flanges for unsprung weight and a reduction in the mass, and a single 245mm at the rear. The ST4s discs are by premium Brembo Serie Oro

The system developed by Ducati the front and rear systems (non-linked). The discs are fitted phonic wheels and the fork and are fitted with sensors record the speed of the wheels in and transfer the data to a system unit. Here, special compares the average speed of the with the actual speed of wheel.

If the ratio between the two varies beyond a set limit the application of the brakes, the control automatically reduces the hydraulic to the calliper, and consequently reduces the force. As soon as the wheel return to normal, the system to normal braking function

What makes the Ducati system unique is the sensation and felt by the rider during — much like of a conventional system. With the performance capabilities of the ST4 ABS, riders will not accept the and sometimes vague feeling of many motorcycle ABS devices.

For safety purposes the system shut down the ABS in case of and return to conventional brake offering stopping distances in with those of the standard

The ST4s and the ST4s ABS are the flagship of the Sport Touring family, and as they are fitted with the performance Desmoquattro 996 Superbike The ST4s 996 has been tuned for and linear power delivery in with its touring capabilities. The cooled, twin cylinder with four valves per makes 117 Hp at 8,750 RPM, a substantial torque rating of 10 kgm at RPM. Electronic fuel computer engine management and CAN line electronics ensure power and smooth performance for the sport touring experience

Ducati ST3
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