Ducati 1198 S For Sale
What Is It?
The Ducati 1198 S is a premium dedicated sports bike and is powered by a 1,198.4 cc V-Twin engine, producing 170 bhp at 9,750 rpm and maximum torque at 8,000 rpm. It has become quite iconic.
- Lightweight Trellis frame and single sided swingarm
- Dual 330 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 245 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
- Adjustable 43 mm Ohlins upside down fork
- Adjustable Ohlins shock
- Steering damper, LCD dash
- 2->1->2 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox
It builds on the 1198 with the data logger, 8 level traction control, Ohlins suspension, lighter Marchesini forged wheels and a slipper clutch.
The 7-spoke wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear.
Accessories include the Aluminium pegs, racing screen and a variety of Carbon bits.
Colours: Black, red
Up And Down The Range
The rare 1198 R includes a race kit that increases the output to 186 bhp, although it is only intended for use on the track.
The Aluminium fuel tank drops the weight by 1 kg and is brush finished before a clear coat is applied. You also get a Titanium muffler / engine internals and Marchesini forged wheels.
Review In A Few
- Seat can get hot
Launch RRP: £14,950
Capacity: 1,198 cc (very high)
Power: 170 bhp / 127 kW (very high)
Red Line: 10,500 rpm (high)
Top Speed: 165 mph / 265 km/h (very high)
Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)
Range: 120 miles / 193 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 15.5 litres / 3.4 gallons (high)
Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 inches (average)
Dry Weight: 169 kg / 373 pounds
Check out this video review from TheAK47s.
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