Ducati 999: review, history, specs

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Ducati 999
Manufacturer
Also called 999 R, 999 S, 999 R Superbike, 999s Superbike, 999 Superbike
Production 2003 - 2007
Class Sport Bike
Predecessor Ducati 916
Successor Ducati 1098
Engine
999cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 99.1mm x 99.1mm
Compression ratio 11.4:1
Horsepower 140.0 HP (104.4 KW) @ 9750RPM
Torque 75.24 ft/lbs (102.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Spark Plug NGK CR9EB '03-04 , '05-06
Battery YUASA YT12B-BS '03-04 , '05-06
Transmission Gear box: straight cut gears

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: dry, multiplate, hydraulic
Suspension Front: 43mm Showa upside-down fork
Rear: Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage
Brakes Front: dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 190/50 ZR17
Wheelbase 55.91 inches (1420 mm)
Length 82.52 inches (2096 mm)
Width 42.91 inches (1090 mm)
Height 42.91 inches (1090 mm)
Seat Height 30.71 inches (780 mm)
Weight 410.06 pounds (186.0 Kg) (dry), 199.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.09 Gallon (15.50 Liters)
Competition Honda VTR1000
Suzuki TL1000R
Suzuki TL1000S
Manuals Service Manual


The Ducati 999 was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Ducati between 2003 and 2007. Max torque was 75.24 ft/lbs (102.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 140.0 HP (104.4 KW) @ 9750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valves per cylinder. A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 999.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a straight cut gears transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, multiplate, hydraulic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 190/50 ZR17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm 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 upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a Showa fully-adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage. The 999 was fitted with a 4.09 Gallon (15.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 410.06 pounds (186.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.91 inches (1420 mm) long.


2003[edit]



2004 Ducati 999[edit]

The 2004 MY Ducati 999 has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 999cc, 90-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, that can produce a claimed 124 horsepower and 102 Nm of torque.

It also comes with features such as dual headlights, a two-piece, dual seat, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a Showa, TiN-coated, 43mm upside-down telescopic fork coupled to a Showa monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, an under-seat exhaust system, and a digital instrument cluster.


2005 999R[edit]


2005 Ducati 999[edit]

The 2005 MY Ducati 999 has fittings such as dual headlights, a two-piece, dual seat, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a Showa, TiN-coated, 43mm upside-down telescopic fork coupled to a Showa monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, an under-seat exhaust system, and a digital instrument cluster.

In the engine department it is powered by a four-stroke, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 999cc, 90-degree V-Twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 124 horsepower and 102 Nm of torque.


2006 Ducati 999[edit]

The 2006 MY Ducati 999 is one of the most sought after machines in its class, and boasts a maximum power output of 140 horsepower and 102 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 999cc, 90-degree desmodromic V-Twin engine, that was paired to a six-speed manual transmission.

Also, it comes with dual headlights, a two-piece, dual seat, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a Showa, TiN-coated, 43mm upside-down telescopic fork coupled to a Showa monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, an under-seat exhaust system, and a digital instrument cluster.


2007 Ducati 999[edit]

The Italian engineers from the House of Borgo Panigale have created the 999 Ducati as a powerful, race-capable machine, that still has an affordable price-tag. Standard features include dual headlights, a two-piece, dual seat, a full-fairing with a small windscreen, cast-aluminum wheels, a Showa, TiN-coated, 43mm upside-down telescopic fork coupled to a Showa monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, an under-seat exhaust system, and a digital instrument cluster.

In the engine department it sports a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 999cc, 90-degree desmodromic V-Twin powerhouse, mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive and a dry clutch, that can produce a claimed 140 horse power and 102 Nm of torque.


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