|Also called||998 S, 998 R|
|Production||2002 - 2003|
|Engine||liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder|
|Bore / Stroke||104.1mm x 104.1mm|
|Horse Power||122.97 HP (91.7 KW) @ 9500RPM|
|Torque||72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed, manual |
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 43mm Ohlins upside-down fork, TiN-coating |
Rear: Ohlins adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage
|Brakes||Front: dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers |
Rear: single 220mm disc, 2-piston caliper
|Front Tire||120/60 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||190/55 ZR17|
|Wheelbase||55.51 inches (1410 mm)|
|Dimensions||L 82.52 inches (2096 mm)|
W 27.2 inches (691 mm)
H 42.52 inches (1080 mm)
|Seat height||31.1 inches (790 mm)|
|Weight||436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg) (dry), 183.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)|
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The Ducati 998 was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Ducati between 2002 and 2003. Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 122.97 HP (91.7 KW) @ 9500 RPM.
The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder. A 104.1mm bore x 104.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 998.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.
The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, multiplate, hydraulic.
It came with a 120/60 ZR17 front tire and a 190/55 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 220mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm Ohlins upside-down fork, TiN-coating while the rear was equipped with a Ohlins adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage. The 998 was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.51 inches (1410 mm) long.
2003 Ducati 998
The 2003 MY Ducati 998 has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 998cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodromic powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 123 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.
Also, it comes with standard fittings such as a two-piece, dual seat, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, five-spoked, light alloy wheels, dual headlights, Brembo dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, a digital instrument cluster and a race-grade, Ohlins suspension package, composed of a 43mm, TiN-coated upside-down fork and an adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage in the rear.