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Used 2008 1098S Ducati Superbike
$ 10,999.00 – 5849 miles – Financing
Customer Added Modifications
- Leo Vince Carbon Fiber and Titanium Exhaust
- Ducati Racing ECU
- White Racing Number Plates with Clearcoat on Front Cowl & Seat Body
- Rear Seat Cowl with White Racing Number Plates with Clearcoat
- 1098 R Black Swingarm
- 1098 R Black Kickstand
- CRG Brake and Clutch Levers
- CRG Rear-Sets
- STM Clutch Slave Cylinder
- GIPro Gear Indicator
- Ducati Corse Windscreen
- Bitubo Gas Steering Damper
- Ducati Carbon Fiber Key Cover (by tank)
- Ducati Carbon Fiber Rear Wheel Fender
- Galfer Brake and Clutch Lines
- Titanium Rear Wheel Nuts
- Driven Hard anodized Quick-Change Rear Sprocket and Carrier
- 1 Tooth Smaller Front Sprocket
- Speedymoto superbike black Top Triple Clamp
- Ducati Corse black Steering Head Nut
- Ducati Performance LED Mirrors
- Custom Seat Cover
- Rear Fender Eliminator – Stainless
- LED Integrated Rear Turn Signal/Taillight/Brake Light
- Carbon Fiber tank pad
- Tall Ducati Corse Windshield
Italian manufacturer Ducati has prided themselves on doing things their way.
From its exhaust note to its handling characteristics, the Ducati 1098S offers its own unique flavor in a market dominated by cheaper, more commonplace machines.
Let’s take a look at what makes the Ducati 1098S so unique.
The Ducati 1098S: The Hardware at the Heart of the Machine
The Ducati 1098S boasts some gorgeous bodywork and slick design cues, but its real masterpiece lies beneath those pretty plastic panels. Underneath is a tubular steel trellis frame optimized for stiffness, and an L-twin engine produces 160 horsepower and 90.4 lb-ft of torque, routing exhaust fumes through a lightweight 2-1-2 under seat system that culminates with twin stainless steel mufflers.
A six-speed gearbox with straight cut gears is mated with a dry clutch, and MotoGP style instrumentation provides an all-digital light show that includes a nifty ambient temperature gauge.
Stopping power is provided by dual, radially-mounted 4-piston 330mm Brembo monobloc front brakes and 245mm, 2-piston rear brakes, which are situated near a sculpted single-sided aluminum swingarm that leaves the other side of the rear wheel exposed.
1098S Extras: Premium Components for Serious Riders
Utilizing the already capable 1098 as a platform, Ducati’s 1098S incorporates premium components designed to satisfy the most dedicated sportbike riders, at a cost of $4,000 over the price of the standard 1098 (which has been bumped up a grand to $15,995 for 2008.) Upgraded 43 mm Öhlins FG511 forks use low friction Titanium Nitride-treated sliders while incorporating a steering damper, and the Öhlins 46PRC rear shock is engineered to offer strong dampening alongside decent ride quality.
Marchesini forged and machined wheels shave 4 lbs of mass, and a carbon fiber fender and seat cooling ducts bring the total dry weight to 377 lbs (versus 381 for the standard 1098.)
On the Road: Riding the Ducati 1098S
From the moment you start up the Ducati 1098S, you realize it’s not like other bikes: between the chug-a-lug of its torquey twin as it idles and the roar of its rev, this engine screams to the bike’s sporting nature.
Click the kickstand up, snick the foot lever into gear, and let out the clutch and you’ll be treated to instant torque that pulls from seemingly no rpms whatsoever. The 1098S wants to move so insistently that just a touch of throttle is required to get it rolling. Clutch slip is required for the first few miles per hour, and once engaged, first gear goes a surprisingly long way.
The L-twin produces both strong low end grunt and high end power, and torque peaks at 8,000 rpm while horsepower maxes out at 9,750 rpm. The 1098S offers an involving ride that demands the rider’s complete and undivided attention. Throttle response is sharp, handling is extremely crisp, and even the brakes respond with super sensitivity; it seems that merely thinking about stopping actuates the lever and scrubs off speed, the brakes are so strong. It takes time to get used to the ease with which the 1098S decelerates, and once you get used to these outstanding binders, it’s hard to go back to other bikes.
All of these components work together to provide a ride that is more unrelentingly focused than sportbikes at a lower price point.
The Price of Performance
What the Ducati 1098S achieves in performance, it detracts in everyday livability. This is, after all, a hyperfocused ride intended to be track ready, but with the added benefit of wearing license plates. The seat padding is thin, the riding position aggressive, and the 1098S’s abilities are demanding. The bike responds so well to input, in fact, that it seems to beg for a higher level of smoothness than many casual riders are capable of– and whether or not that’s your cup of tea is an entirely individual question.
Ride it with confidence, and this Duc starts asking for more: greater speed, steeper lean angles, harder braking. Clutch effort is high and the shifter works well, and the bike’s 377 lb dry weight really starts to shine when it’s tossed around the twisties, enabling it to feel agile and eager to lean, like a much smaller bike. Though still taut and tightly sprung, the reduced unsprung weight of the lighter Marchesini wheels not only makes the S variant more willing to turn, it actually improves ride quality.
And that’s really what this Duc boils down to: a sportbike that takes the task of performance very seriously, and achieves its track-based goals extremely well. When the 1098S is going fast, it feels like nothing else. While it might be a bit too hardcore for those seeking anything less than undistilled performance, the Ducati 1098S is a beautifully thrilling ride for speed hungry adrenaline junkies.
2008 Ducati 1098s – Red
|General Stock Specs|
|Model:||Ducati Superbike 1098 S|
|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement:||1099.00 ccm (67.06 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||V-Twin Cylinder, four-stroke|
|Power:||160.00 HP (stock) @ 9,750 RPM|
|Torque:||122.58 Nm (12.5 kgf-m or 90.4 ft.lbs) @ 12,500 RPM|
|Bore x stroke:||104.0 x 64.7 mm (4.1 x 2.5 inches)|
|Valves per cylinder:||4|
|Fuel system:||Injection. Marelli electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies|
|Fuel control:||Desmodromic valve control|
|Clutch:||Dry multiplate with hydraulic control|
|Exhaust system:||Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and lambda probe. Twin mufflers|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Frame type:||Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450|
|Front suspension:||Ohlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork with TiN|
|Front wheel travel:||120 mm (4.7 inches)|
|Rear suspension:||Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Ohlins monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminium single-sided swingarm|
|Rear wheel travel:||127 mm (5.0 inches)|
|Front brakes:||Double disc|
|Front brakes diameter:||330 mm (13.0 inches)|
|Rear brakes:||Single disc|
|Rear brakes diameter:||245 mm (9.6 inches)|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Dry weight:||171.0 kg (377.0 pounds)|
|Power/weight ratio:||0.7836 HP/kg|
|Seat height:||820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.|
|Wheelbase:||1,430 mm (56.3 inches)|
|Fuel capacity:||15.50 litres (4.10 gallons)|
New 2017 Ducati 1299 Panigale – $ 19,995.00 m.s.r.p.*
Hit the apex Breathtakingly stylish, the new 1299 Panigale leaves no room for compromise when it comes to technical excellence. Such is the case of the new Superquadro engine with an unprecedented 116mm bore. 205 hp of pure adrenaline, 145 Nm of stunning torque. State-of-the-art electronics ensure maximum control with the Bosch Inertial Platform. Ducati Quick Shift, both fast and precise, even for downshift. New 1299 Panigale, your deepest desire.
The apex of performance The new Superquadro engine is ingeniously incorporated into the Monoscocca chassis, providing the perfect platform from which to deliver its incredible 205 horsepower. The underside of the fuel tank, when mounted, seals the top of the frame which then becomes the airbox. Innovative engineering solutions such as these are used throughout the Panigale line, and take the dry weight of the 1299 Panigale/S down to 166.5 kg while the Panigale R sits at an incredible 162 kg. The total focus on light weight gives each Panigale a power-to-weight ratio that sets the reference in its class. Combined with advanced electronic controls and the finest brakes, suspension, and other components, this creates an incredibly potent package that takes riders to the very apex of performance. Precision riding, at the highest level, with the character and exhilaration that only a Ducati Superbike can provide.
Extreme bore/stroke ratio The new Superquadro’s bore/stroke ratio of 1.91:1 sets an extreme example of the power-maximizing “oversquare” architecture used in the world’s most advanced racing engines. A short-stroke crankshaft and enormous pistons combined with large Desmodromically-actuated valves allow the Superquadro to breathe freely at high rpm, while a 1285cc combustion chamber ensures the ample torque that has made so many enthusiasts fall in love with Ducati’s signature L-twin power.
Precious elementsThe clutch cover, cylinder head covers, and oil pan are all cast in a golden-color magnesium alloy to ensure the engine’s strength with the absolute lowest possible weight.
LubricationThe journals of the main bearings are lubricated by pressurised oil admitted through ducts inside the engine block. This serves to assure the efficient lubrication of the new crankshaft, followed by a rapid recovery of the oil thanks to a lobe pump that places the connecting rod compartment under vacuum, similar to the engines used in MotoGP. This pump is driven by gears built in a special high-strength techno-polymer and maintains the crankcase area below the pistons in controlled conditions of constant vacuum, thereby reducing resistance during the pistons’ downstroke as well as facilitating oil flow for rapid recovery.
High tech intakeThe new Superquadro uses large intake valves fed by advanced oval-section throttle bodies, which emphasize high air flow for maximum power production. Independently controlled by the fully Ride-by-Wire system, the throttle bodies are each fitted with 2 fuel injectors: the first is set below the body and operates in lower rpm/load conditions, while the second is fitted above the throttle body and is called into action when it’s time for the Superquadro to unleash the full scope of its power and torque.
*Prices exclude dealer setup, taxes, title, freight and licensing and are subject to change
2017 Ducati 1299 Panigale Specifications/Technical Details
Type Superquadro L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Bore x Stroke 116×60.8mm
Compression ratio 12.6:1
Power 150.8 kW (205 hp) @ 10,500 rpm
Torque 144,6 Nm (106.7 lb-ft) @ 8,750 rpm
Technical data referring to power and torque was measured on an engine test stand at Ducati.
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies.
Exhaust 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers with aluminum end caps
Gearbox 6 speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift up/down
Primary drive Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.77:1
Ratio 1=37/15 2=30/16 3=27/18 4=25/20 5=24/22 6=23/24
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39
Clutch Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic control
Frame Monocoque Aluminum
Front suspension Marzocchi 50 mm pressurized and fully adjustable USD fork with hard anodized aluminum lightweight slider
Front wheel 3-spoke light alloy 3.50″ x 17″
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rear suspension Fully adjustable Sachs unit. Adjustable linkage: Progressive/flat. Aluminum single-sided swingarm
Rear wheel 3 spoke light alloy 6.00″ x 17″
Rear tyre 200/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Front wheel travel 120mm (4.72in)
Rear wheel travel 30mm (5.12in)
Front brake 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M50 4-piston calipers with cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper with cornering ABS as standard equipment
Instrumentation Digital unit with TFT color display:
Dimensions and weight
Dry weight 367 lb
Weight data refers to the dry weight of the motorcycle without battery, lubricants and coolants for liquid-cooled models.
Wet weight (CURB) 420 lb
Curb weights indicate total bike weight with all operating consumable liquids and a fuel tank filled to 90% of capacity.
Seat height 830mm (32.68in)
Wheelbase 1437mm (56.6in)
Trail 96mm (3.78in)
Fuel tank capacity 4.5 gallon (US)
Number of seats Dual seat
Riding modes, power modes, cornering ABS, DTC, DQS up/down, DWC, EBC, fully RbW, auto tyre calibration, auxiliary adjustment buttons-ready, DDA+ with GPS-ready. Additional equipments Passenger seat and footpegs Kit.
24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 7,500 miles
Valve clearance check 15,000 miles
*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.
Manufacturer Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior.
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797 Ducati Monster
Red: $ 9,295* White $ 9,395* Dark Stealth: $ 9,395*
*M.S.R.P (not including Freight, Assembly, Document Fee, service, Tax, Title, License, and Tag)
The new Monster 797 finally brings the iconic Monster spirit and Ducati values within everyone’s reach. Sporty, compact, essential but also sophisticated and contemporary, the Monster 797 provides a gateway to the Ducati world, for those looking for an easy, intuitive ride as well as sheer sports enjoyment.
Every element has been very carefully designed and executed to fully express the Monster spirit. The riding position, chassis and 75 hp Desmodue twin-cylinder engine instil confidence right from the first miles. The Monster 797 is the ideal bike for those seeking carefree enjoyment, on any road and in any situation.
The clean, slim line of the Monster 797 enhances those designer elements that are in fact structural components, such as the trellis frame created as one single piece. An essential but sophisticated bike, where every element expresses a high level of stylistic and technical research while retaining a freshness that makes it easy for anyone to ride.
Dual front brakes with ABS, Pirelli tires and fat Kayaba forks are but some of the features included in what looks to be the closest to an “entry level” ride that the Monster family is ever liable to get. I’ve been eager to take a look at this new ride ever since it was revealed at the Milan show, and what I see so far does not disappoint. Join me while I delve into the details to see what Ducati has in store for us.
DNA from the original “Monster” survives the passage of time from 1992 all the way into 2017 in the new Monster 797. This is very apparent in the tank shape and overall panache, and even the exposed frame hints at the original. A seriously chopped front fender leads the way over a fat front tire with beefy front forks that lends the impression of great strength and there’s a round headlight can that makes yet another connection to the past.
“DNA from the original “Monster” survives the passage of time from 1992 all the way into 2017 in the new Monster 797.”
In spite of the lack of pullback in the bars, the relaxed-jockey footrests and seat position form a rider’s triangle that allows for a relaxed, upright riding posture far removed from the typical sportbike posture. As always with this family, the exposed frame serves as a crucial design element, so it’s no surprise that Duc shoots it in red paint to offset it against the blackout engine components, you know, just in case it was too subtle where it runs uncovered from steering head to subframe.
The flylines are classic Il Mostro as they tumble down to a deep-scoop saddle that sits at only 31.69 inches off the ground, which is good news for the shorter riders out there. The stadium p-pad tapers off to nothing ahead of the minimal rear fender and tag holder, and while that windtunnel-tested ass end makes for a nice, racy touch.
Beyond that, I gotta’ say I’m loving the looks of this new Monster. It’s got the same beefy-yet-wirey look one expects, but the size and displacement make it less intimidating than some of its big brothers.
A Trellis frame pulls double duty as the skeleton that holds it all together and as an aesthetic feature essential to the family look. Tubular-steel members make up the welded assembly with a yoke-style, cast-aluminum swingarm to mount the rear wheel. The swingarm comes in a boomerang shape that not only looks edgy, but the apex serves as a convenient spot to mount the short, coil-over rear shock.
Steering-head geometry trends toward the agile end of the spectrum with a 24-degree rake and 3.54 inches of trail, and the 43 mm, inverted Kayaba forks push the wheelbase out to 56.5 inches. Symmetrical, 17-inch, cast-allow wheels come in a ten-spoke configuration that’s both stylish and lightweight with Pirelli’s Diablo Rosso II tires for the final connection to the pavement. Sachs provides the rear monoshock, and it comes with the courtesy spring-preload adjustment plus adjustable rebound damping. All this makes for a plush ride with 5.12 inches of travel up front and 5.91 inches in back.
Dual, four-pot, Monobloc Brembo calipers bite huge, 320 mm front discs for the buk of the stopping power with a single-pot caliper and 245 mm disc to slow the rear and all-around Bosch 9.1 MP ABS protection as part of the standard equipment package.
Nothing clutters up the look of a naked bike quite like a radiator, but Ducati neatly sidestepped that problem with a good, old-fashioned air-cooled engine. Duc’s Desmodue L-Twin cranks out 50.8 pound-feet of torque at 5,750 RPM backed up by 75 horsepower at 8,250; pretty exciting stuff considering this smallest Monster tips the scales at a mere 425 pounds soaking wet.
Oversquare, the lump runs an 88 mm bore and 66 mm stroke with a total displacement of 803 cc, and of course, Ducati’s signature Desmodromic valvetrain times the two-valve heads. Compression is middle-of-the-range at 11-to-1, so you can count on mid-grade at the least, and maybe even premium to keep it from pinging and dieseling. A pair of 50 mm throttle bodies feeds the Monster’s mill with a 2-into-1 header ahead of the stainless-steel muffler with a catalyst to help it meet Euro 4 emissions standards.
A six-speed transmission crunches the ratios to keep the engine in the powerband and sends power to the rear wheel through a tough, chain final drive. I’m a little surprised at the lack of a slipper clutch and traction control. I mean, I know it’s meant to be a beginner’s bike, and it only packs 800 cubes, but I submit that since the next tier of bikes up from there mostly pack slip-and-assist clutches, I reckon a trainer bike ought to include it as well.
The factory keeps prices just below the $10K mark with a $9,295 sticker on its base “Red” model. Various trim levels are available that can carry the price as high as $9,895, and of course there’s always the accessories catalog to drive it up even further. This first-year run can be had in red, Star White Silk or Dark Stealth.
“I love the new Monster: unintimidating and accessible. This ride should prove popular with the masses, and was certainly one of the stars of the Milan show a few months ago. Honestly, this is just the kind of sportbike I would buy if I were in the market.”
797 Ducati Monster
Red: $ 9,295* White $ 9,395* Dark Stealth: $ 9,395*
*M.S.R.P (not including Freight, Assembly, Document Fee, service, Tax, Title, License, and Tag)
|Engine:||L-Twin cylinder, 2 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, air cooled|
|Displacement:||803 cc (49 cu in)|
|Bore X stroke:||88 x 66 mm (3.46 x 2.60 in)|
|Power:||55 kW (75 hp) @ 8.250 rpm|
|Torque:||68.9 Nm (50.8 lb-ft) @ 5,750 rpm|
|Fuel injection:||Electronic fuel injection system, 50 mm throttle bodies|
|Exhaust:||2-1 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes, single stainless steel muffler with aluminum cover|
|Primary drive:||Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.85:1|
|Ratio:||1=32/13 2=30/18 3=28/21 4=26/23 5=22/22 6=24/26|
|Final drive:||Chain; Front sprocket Z15; Rear sprocket Z46|
|Clutch:||APTC wet multiplate clutch with mechanical control|
|Frame:||Tubular steel Trellis frame|
|Front suspension:||43 mm Kayaba USD forkm|
|Front wheel:||10-spoke light alloy, 3.50″ x 17″|
|Front tyre:||Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 120/70 ZR17|
|Rear suspension:||Sachs monoshock, pre-load and rebound adjustable|
|Rear wheel:||10-spoke light alloy, 5.50″ x 17″|
|Rear tyre:||Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 180/55 ZR17|
|Wheel travel (front/rear):||130 mm (5.12 in) – 150 mm (5.91 in)|
|Front brake:||2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 callipers, 4-piston, axial pump with Bosch ABS as standard equipment|
|Rear brake:||245 mm disc, 1-piston calliper with Bosch ABS as standard equipment|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS:|
|Dry weight:||175 (386 lb)|
|Curb weight:||193 (425lb)|
|Curb weight (no fuel):||184 kg (406 lb)|
|Seat height:||805 mm (31.69 in)|
|Wheelbase:||1,435 mm (56.50 in)|
|Front wheel:||trail 90 mm (3.54 in)|
|Fuel tank capacity:||4.36 gallon (US)|
|Number of seats:||Dual seat|
|Standard Equipment:||Bosch ABS, LED position light and tail light, USB power socket, DMS ready, (Passenger seat cover and windshield on Monster 797+ at additional price)|
|Warrant:||24 months unlimited mileage|