Ducati 1198 S For Sale

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Ducati 1198 S
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Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Current Prices: £9,250–£7,150

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.

Features include:

  • 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

What's Good?

  • Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Stylish
  • Finish
  • Agile
  • Fast

Any Downsides?

  • 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


More Info

Check out this video review from TheAK47s.

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