Ducati F1: review, history, specs
|Ducati 750 F 1|
|Also called||750 F1|
|Production||1985 - 1988|
748cc v2, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||88.0mm x 61.5mm|
|Top Speed||128 mph (206 km/h)|
|Horsepower||68.53 HP (51.1 KW) @ 8000RPM|
|Spark Plug||BP7HS '88|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Brakes||Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
|Weight||189.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)|
The F1 was only ever imported to the US for off-road use and only a few hundred of the couple thousand made ever made it here. While many were in fact raced, some were registered by their owners for street use. All were European spec with speedometers in km/h. Regulators were often replaced with Ducati 916 unit (the original regulators on F1s were problematic). The F1 had a piece of heat resistant material glued to the inside of the fairing where it passes close to the exhaust pipe. This material tends to come loose and be lost and as a result most F1s either have no lower fairing fitted or have heat damage to the fairing.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission.
It came with a 120/80-16 front tire and a 130/80-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The 750 F1 was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank.
The Montjuich was a limited edition version of the F1, a race replica. Only 200 of these motorcycles were built, each one bearing a special plaque with the serial number. Montjuich is a famous racetrack in Spain where Ducati had many successes.