The 916 — Where it all Began!

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Ducati 916 Strada
Ducati 916 Strada

The 916 — Where it all Began!

The 916 — the Strada version was available in a single seat with 114 HP at 9,000 RPM. So in the racing version came for the 1994 WSBK, the 916 SP: 955cc for 150 HP at Ohlins suspension, a new airbox 37 and 31 mm valves. The 916 won all the prizes that including Motorbike of the Year.

the 916 onwards, through the 996 and the 998, campaigned very successfully in the SBK WC championships with Carl Troy Corser, and Troy The street legal version was a serious threat to Japanese Displacing 916 cc’s and boasting an 11:1 compression ratio, it 105 horsepower to the rear wheel.

Not that it was the most powerful in its class, but a combination of composite compact design, and weight-saving certainly made it one of the lightest at 200 kgs (438 pounds) andit had a even torque spread.

The water-cooled engine was essentially the as its predecessor with an increased … from 64mm to while retaining the 94mm Okay, now if you think, it was beautiful, about this — in the bike was built with a

The single-sided swingarm was beautiful, but to make wheel changes during races. (Did you think about that?) The exhausts, which was initially on Honda NR before Ducati it, improves aerodynamic performance and gave very clean (bet you thought it was a 916 trademark!) Now how is it to build something like an creation, like a free paint brush, but with an beneath!Total production years 7 from 1993 to 1999, it was replaced by the evn more stunning and 996. Well then the 998, the 999 to the present 1098, but started it all?

Yes, the 916! To go a little down the history lane and bit of GK, the first twin engine Ducati was the Pantah, introduced in designed by the Sicilain mastreo, Taglioni. All modern Ducati are derivatives of the Pantah, which a set of revolving cams to actuate the valves, called desmodromic Ducati is the only motorcycle which uses this of valve gear.

DESMO is the official name of system. The bike became an from the mid 90s improving Ducati’s both in WSBK and legal by leaps and bounds. The iconic 916 was one of the most beautiful designs in the of motorcycle development.

Specifications (Street Legal

Engine . 916 cc L-Twin, Desmodromic 4 per cylinder, Liquid cooled,

Transmission . Weber-Marelli electronic single injector per cylinder, Wet forced lubrication, 15 plates, actuated clutch 6-speed

Ducati 916 Strada
Ducati 916 Strada

Compression Ratio . 11:1

Max Torque . 114 Hp @ 9000 rpm 101 Nm @ 7000 rpm

Max . 260 km/h ,

Inlet Exhaust . 33 mm 29 mm

Chassis . Tubular Steel frame

Front Rear . 43mm Showa GD 051 upside-down Showa GD052-007-02

Ducati 916 Strada
Ducati 916 Strada


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