Ducati 1198 SP (2011)

The Ducati 1198SP (2011) is a powerful motorcycle featuring a four-stroke, 90-degree, L-twin cylinder engine with desmodromic four-valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1198cc. It has a compression ratio of 12.7:1 and a liquid cooling system with a wet sump. The Marelli electronic fuel injection and elliptical throttle bodies provide excellent fuel efficiency, while the lightweight 2-1-2 exhaust system features catalytic converters and twin stainless steel mufflers. The digital CDI ignition ensures easy starting, and the transmission is a six-speed with a dry multiplate clutch and hydraulic control slipper clutch. The frame is a tubular steel Trellis frame with a front suspension of ~Ahlins 43mm forks and a rear suspension of ~Ahlins TTX monoshock with a top-out spring. The wheels are 7-spoke light alloy with the front having a tyre size of 120/70 ZR17 and the rear 190/55 ZR17. The front brakes are 2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, and the rear brake is a single 245 mm disc with 2-piston calipers. The dimensions of the motorcycle are length 2100mm, height 1100mm, and wheelbase 1430mm. The dry weight is 168kg, and the fuel capacity is 18 litres. The standing 1/4 mile time is 10.2 seconds, and the top speed is 280.9 km/h or 174.5 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Ducati 1198SP

Year: 2011

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees L twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 1198 cc / 73.1 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 106 x 67.9 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.7:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Lubrication System: Wet sump
Engine Oil: Synthetic, 20W-50
Induction: Marelli electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies
Exhaust: Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, twin stainless steel mufflers
Ignition: Digital CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 125 kW / 170hp @ 9750 rpm
Max Torque: 131.4 Nm / 13.4 kgf-m / 97 lb-ft @ 8000 rpm
Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control slipper clutch
Transmission: 6 Speed

Primary drive: Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
Final drive: Chain, front sprocket 15; rear sprocket 38
Gear Ratio: 1st 37/15 / 2nd 30/17 / 3rd 28/20 / 4th 26/22 / 5th 24/23 / 6th 22/25
Frame: Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front Suspension: ~Ahlins 43mm with TiN fully adjustable upside-down fork
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Rear Suspension: Progressive linkage with fully adjustable ~Ahlins TTX monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Rear Wheel travel: 127 mm / 5.0 in
Front Brakes: 2 x 330 mm Semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers, 4-piston, 2-pad.
Rear Brakes: Single 245 mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Wheel: 7-Spoke light alloy, 3.50 x 17
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Wheel: 7-Spoke light alloy, 6.00 x 17
Rear Tyre: 190/55 ZR17
Dimensions: Length 2100mm / 82.6in Height 1100mm / 43.3in
Wheelbase: 1430mm / 56.3 in
Rake: 24 degrees30′ / 24.5 degrees
Steering angle: 28 degrees30′ / 28.5 degrees
Seat Height: 820mm / 32.2in
Dry Weight: 168 kg / 370.3 lbs

Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.75 US gal / 4.0 Imp gal
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.2 sec
Top Speed: 280.9 km/h / 174.5 mph

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