Ducati 750 SS: history, specs, pictures

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The Ducati 750 SS i.e. was a v2, four-stroke sport motorcycle produced between 1973 and 1999. It could reach a top speed of 127 mph (205 km/h). Max torque was 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 59.68 HP (44.5 KW) @ 8250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 88.0mm bore x 61.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 748.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 9.0:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain. Power was moderated via the wet plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 4-pistons in the front and a single disc. 1-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic upside-down fork. while the rear was equiped with a at the bottom pivot point the rear shock absorber is connected to the steel swingarm.. The 750 SS i.e. was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 403.45 pounds (183.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.31 inches (1405 mm) long.

In Media[edit]

Ducati 750 SS
Manufacturer
Also called 750 SS C, 750 SS i.e.
Production 1973 - 1999
Class Road
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 88.0mm x 61.5mm
Top Speed 127 mph (205 km/h)
Horsepower 59.68 HP (44.5 KW) @ 8250RPM
Torque 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Fuel System injection
Battery 9.0:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet plate
Suspension Front: hydraulic upside-down fork.
Rear: at the bottom pivot point the rear shock absorber is connected to the steel swingarm.
Brakes Front: double disc. 4-pistons
Rear: single disc. 1-piston
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 160/60-zr17
Wheelbase 55.31 inches (1405 mm)
Length 79.53 inches (2020 mm)
Width 30.71 inches (780 mm)
Height 43.31 inches (1100 mm)
Seat Height 31.97 inches (812 mm)
Weight 403.45 pounds (183.0 Kg) (dry), 191.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-153[1]
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Ducati 750 SS i.e. was a v2, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Ducati between 1973 and 1999. It could reach a top speed of 127 mph (205 km/h). Max torque was 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 59.68 HP (44.5 KW) @ 8250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 88.0mm bore x 61.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 748.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. 4-pistons in the front and a single disc. 1-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic upside-down fork. while the rear was equipped with a at the bottom pivot point the rear shock absorber is connected to the steel swingarm.. The 750 SS i.e. was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 403.45 pounds (183.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.31 inches (1405 mm) long.

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References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.