Ducati 1198: review, history, specs
|Production||2010 - 2011|
|Bore / Stroke||106.7mm x 106.7mm|
|Horsepower||170.04 HP (126.8 KW) @ 9750RPM|
|Torque||97.36 ft/lbs (132.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: straight cut gears
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork, TiO-coated
Rear: Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage
|Brakes||Front: dual 330mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
|Front Tire||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||190/55 ZR17|
|Wheelbase||56.3 inches (1430 mm)|
|Length||82.72 inches (2101 mm)|
|Seat Height||32.28 inches (820 mm)|
|Weight||376.99 pounds (171.0 Kg) (dry), 171.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.09 Gallon (15.50 Liters)|
The Ducati 1198 was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Ducati between 2010 and 2011. Max torque was 97.36 ft/lbs (132.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 170.04 HP (126.8 KW) @ 9750 RPM.
The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder. A 106.7mm bore x 106.7mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1198.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.
The bike has a straight cut gears transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, multiplate, hydraulic.
It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 190/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 330mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork, TiO-coated while the rear was equipped with a Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage. The 1198 was fitted with a 4.09 Gallon (15.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 376.99 pounds (171.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 56.3 inches (1430 mm) long.
The 1198 shares identical design elements with its predecessor 1098, but has more power and torque, redesigned wheels, lighter headlights, traction control and lighter fairings (on the S model), and a few minor paint changes. Another carryover from its 998 heritage is a distinctive single-sided swingarm.
The Ducati 1198 models color are available in red, white and black.
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All specifications are manufacturer claimed unless noted otherwise:
|1198||1198 S||1198 R|
|Frame||Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450|
|Front suspension||Showa Template:Convert with TiO fully adjustable upside-down fork||Öhlins Template:Convert fully adjustable upside-down fork with TiN|
|Front wheel travel||Template:Convert||Template:Convert|
|Front brake||2 x Template:Convert semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad.|
|Front wheel||10-spoke in light alloy Template:Convert x Template:Convert||7-spoke in forged light alloy Template:Convert x Template:Convert|
|Front tire||120/70 ZR17 (Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC tire)|
|Rear suspension||Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Showa monoshock. Aluminum single-sided swingarm||Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminum single-sided swingarm||Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins TTXR monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminum single-sided swingarm|
|Rear wheel travel||Template:Convert|
|Rear brake||Template:Convert disc, 2-piston caliper|
|Rear wheel||10-spoke Marchesini light alloy Template:Convert x Template:Convert||7-spoke Marchesini forged light alloy Template:Convert x Template:Convert||10-spoke forged Marchesini light alloy Template:Convert x Template:Convert|
|Rear tire||190/55 ZR17 (Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SC tire)|
|Fuel tank capacity||Template:Convert (of which Template:Convert reserve)|
|Instruments||Digital MotoGP derived unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, oil temperature, fuel reserve, trip fuel, neutral, turn signals, average speed, average fuel consumption, remaining fuel meter, immobilizer, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) (only for 1198s and 1098r Models) and Ducati Data Analyser (DDA) system enabled.|
|Warranty||24 months / unlimited miles|
|Body colors (frame/wheels)||(Red - Red - Black) (White - Black - Black)||(Red - Red - Black) (Midnight Black - Racing Grey - Black)||(Red - Red - Racing Gold) (Troy Bayliss LE Paint Scheme - Red - Black)|
|Versions||Dual seat||Dual seat||Single seat|
|Type||L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled|
|Bore x Stroke||Template:Convert x Template:Convert|
|Power (claimed)||Template:Convert @ 9750 rpm||Template:Convert @ 9750 rpm|
|Torque (claimed)||Template:Convert @ 8000 rpm||Template:Convert @ 7750 rpm|
|Fuel injection||Marelli electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies.|
|Exhaust||Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and lambda probe. Twin stainless steel mufflers||Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel and titanium mufflers|
|Primary drive||Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.84:1|
|Final drive||Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 38|
|Clutch||Dry multiplate with hydraulic control||Dry multiplate with hydraulic control slipper clutch|
2010 Ducati 1198
The 2010 MY Ducati 1198 has standard fittings such as a TiO-coated, 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork, a rear Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage, Brembo brakes, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, a digital instrumentation panel, dual headlights, blacked-out, lightweight wheels, a single seat, an under-seat mounted dual exhaust system and offers a choice between a white or led livery with blacked-out finishes.
In the engine department it sports a four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 1198cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodromic powerhouse, mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, that can produce a claimed 170 horsepower and 132 Nm of torque.
2011 Ducati 1198
The 2011 MY Ducati 1198 boasts a maximum power output of 170 horsepower and 132 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 1198cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodromic powerplant that was paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive and a dry clutch.
In addition, it comes equipped with a TiO-coated, 43mm Showa fully-adjustable upside-down fork, a rear Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage, Brembo brakes, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, a digital instrumentation panel, dual headlights, blacked-out, lightweight wheels, a single seat, and an under-seat mounted dual exhaust system.
- Template:Better sourceSuperbike 1198 Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. 2010
- "Ducati 1098 Review", Motorcycle News. Retrieved on 2007-11-08.