Ducati 999S Team USA Limited Edition (2007)

The Ducati 999S Team USA Limited Edition motorcycle was produced in 2007 with only 150 units made available. It features a four stroke, 90-degree L twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven engine with a capacity of 998cc/60.9cu in. The engine has a compression ratio of 11.4:1 and is liquid-cooled with a lubrication system of a wet sump and synthetic 10W/40 engine oil. The ignition is Marelli electronic, and it has an electronic fuel injection system with a 54 mm throttle body. The bike has a maximum power of 143hp @ 9750rpm and a maximum torque of 111.8Nm @ 8000rpm. It has a dry multilayer clutch that is hydraulically controlled with a six-speed transmission system. The bike rides on Y-shaped 5-spoke light alloy, 3.50x17inch front wheels, and a Y-shaped, 5-spoke light alloy, 5.50x17inch back wheel with chain final drive ratio of 2.4:1 (15/36). It has a tubular steel trellis frame, ~Ahlins 43mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment front suspension, and a progressive linkage with fully adjustable ~Ahlins monoshock rear suspension. The bike has a front brake consisting of 2x320mm discs, 4 piston calipers, and a rear brake of a single 245mm disc, 2 piston caliper. The front tire is 120/70 ZR17, while the back is 190/50 ZR17. It has a fuel capacity of 15.5 Litres/ 4.1 US gal/ 3.4 Imp gal and a dry weight of 186 kg/ 410 lbs., with standing 1/4 mile of 10.5 sec and a top speed of 272km/h/169mph. It has received positive reviews from publications like Motorbikes Today and Motocorse.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Ducati 999 S Team USA Limited Edition

Year: 2007

Production: 150 Units
Engine: Four stroke, 90 degrees L twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder, belt driven
Capacity: 998 cc / 60.9 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 100 x 63.5 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.4:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: Synthetic, 10W/40
Exhaust: Single steel muffler with catalytic converter
Induction: Weber Marelli electronic fuel injection, 54 mm throttle body
Spark Plugs: Champion RG4HC
Ignition: Marelli electronic
Battery: 12V 10Ah
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 105 kW / 143 hp @ 9750 rpm

Max Torque: 111.8 Nm / 11.4 kgf-m / 82.5 ft-lb @ 8000 rpm
Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
Transmission: 6 Speed
Primary Drive Ratio: Straight cut gears, 1.84:1
Gear Ratios: 1st 2.466 / 2nd 1.765 / 3rd 1.400 / 4th 1.182 / 5th 1.043 / 6th 0.958:1
Final Drive: Chain
Final Drive Ratio: 2.400:1 (15/36)
Frame: Tubular steel trellis
Front Suspension: ~Ahlins 43mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Rear Suspension: Progressive linkage with fully adjustable ~Ahlins monoshock
Rear Wheel Travel: 128 mm / 5 in
Front Brakes: 2 x 320 mm Discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 245mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 190/50 ZR17
Front Wheel: Y-shaped 5-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Rear Wheel: Y-shaped 5-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17
Rake: 23.5 degrees – 24.5 degrees
Trail: 97 mm / 3.8 in

Dimensions: Length 2095 mm / 82.5 in Width: 730 mm / 28.7 in Height 1090 mm / 42.9 in
Wheelbase: 1420 mm / 55.9 in
Seat Height: 780 mm / 30.7 in
Dry Weight: 186 kg / 410 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15.5 Litres / 4.1 US gal / 3.4 Imp gal
Consumption Average: 5.56 L/100 km / 18 km/l / 42.3 US mpg / 50.8 Imp mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.5 sec
Top Speed: 272 km/h / 169 mph
Reviews: Motorbikes Today / Motocorse

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