Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO

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Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO
Manufacturer Ducati
Production 1975
Class Sport Bike
Engine 4-stroke, V-twin-cylinder light-alloy heads and cylinders (cast-iron liner)
Bore / Stroke 86.4mm x 86.4mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Horse Power 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 56.8 ft/lbs (77.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Transmission Gear box: Gears

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet Multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic hydraulic fork
Rear: Swingarm with adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers
Brakes Front: Double discs 280 mm
Rear: Single disc 229 mm
Front Tire 3,50 x 18
Rear Tire 4,60 x 18'
Wheelbase 59.09 inches (1501 mm)
Dimensions L 87.01 inches (2210 mm)
W 26.61 inches (676 mm)
Seat height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight  (dry), 196.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO was a 4-stroke, V-twin-cylinder light-alloy heads and cylinders (cast-iron liner) Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1975. Max torque was 56.8 ft/lbs (77.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 86.4mm bore x 86.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 863.9 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a Gears transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3,50 x 18 front tire and a 4,60 x 18' rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Double discs 280 mm in the front and a Single disc 229 mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic hydraulic fork while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm with adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers. The SUPER SPORT DESMO was fitted with a 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 59.09 inches (1501 mm) long.

1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO[edit]

1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO 1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO 1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO 1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO 1975 - 1982 Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO

After the round case twins 750 GT, Sport and Super Sport Desmo entered the scene, Ducati management found that the line-up lacked a super sport bike capable of competing with the Japanese superbikes with over 750 cc and the Ducati 900 Super Sport was developed to fill that gap.