Ducati SUPER SPORT DESMO
|Engine||4-stroke, V-twin-cylinder light-alloy heads and cylinders (cast-iron liner)|
|Bore / Stroke||86.4mm x 86.4mm|
|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
|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)|
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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 | edit source]
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a Gears transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-plate.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
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 | edit source]
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.