Ducati SportClassic: history, specs, pictures

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Ducati SportClassic
Also called SportClassic PaulSmart 1000 LE, SportClassic Sport 1000, SportClassic Sport 1000 Biposto, SportClassic 1000 S, SportClassic GT1000 Touring, SportClassic Sport 1000 S, SportClassic GT1000, SportClassic GT 1000
Production 2006 - 2010
Class Standard
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 94.0mm x 71.5mm
Horsepower 90.12 HP (67.2 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 6.86 ft/lbs (9.3 Nm) @ 9300RPM
Fuel System injection. marelli electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Spark Plug NGK D9EV '90-92
Battery YUASA YB16AL-A2 '90 , '90-92
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multiplate with hydraulic control
Final Drive Chain: 520 `90[1]
Suspension Front: marzocchi 43mm usd forks
Rear: twin shock absorbers with adjustable preload
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-r17
Rear Tire 180/55-r17
Wheelbase 56.1 inches (1425 mm)
Seat Height 31.89 inches (810 mm)
Weight 407.86 pounds (185.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati SportClassic GT1000 was a v2, four-stroke standard produced by Ducati between 2006 and 2010. Max torque was 6.86 ft/lbs (9.3 Nm) @ 9300 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 90.12 HP (67.2 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 94.0mm bore x 71.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 992.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multiplate with hydraulic control.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70-r17 front tire and a 180/55-r17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a marzocchi 43mm usd forks while the rear was equipped with a twin shock absorbers with adjustable preload. The SportClassic GT1000 was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 407.86 pounds (185.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 56.1 inches (1425 mm) long.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.