Saturday, 19 February 2011

Ducati 996 - Ducati Motorcycles

Ducati 996 is one of the best motorcycles from Ducati. I can say that Ducati 996 is superb motorcycles with full sport fairing design, the max power of Ducati 996 around 122 hp (82.3 kW) @8500 rpm !! it's fast motorbike from Ducati, great!. Ducati 996 has changed in several features and model named, there are Ducati a base or also Ducati 996 Biposto, and then Ducati 996S with new Ohlins suspension, 996 SPS, the last one is Ducati 996R with 998 of engine displacement. So far, I like this Ducati bikes.. simple but powerful, awesome!!
Ducati 996
Ducati 996 produced in 1999 to 2002, this is sport bike class motorcycles, the basic engine of 996 used 996cc capacity, L-twin, 4-valve/cylinder. You must tyo know that Ducati 996 is injection motorcycles, for cooling part, Ducati 996 uses liquid cooling. Usually, a lot of people searching fast mostorcycles, and they are like a fast and high top speed bikes, so what about this "Ducati 996" series? well, Ducati 996 top speed can reach around 259 kmh/h, it's more than enough for medium rider class. With 122hp of power, it's looks like easy to get more than 200km/h.

Here is another features from Ducati 996 :

1. Transmission : 6 speed, chain drive
2. Frame type : Tubular steel trellis frame
3. Suspension :
- : Front: Showa with TiN upside-down fork fully adjustable, 127 mm (5.0 in)wheel travel
- : Rear: Öhlins progressive cantilever linkage with adjustable monoshock, 130 mm (5.1 in) wheel travel
5. Brakes :
- : Front: 2 x 320 mm discs, 4 piston calipers
- : Rear: Single 220 mm disc, 2 piston caliper
6. Tires : Front: 120/70 ZR17, Rear: 190/50 ZR17
7. Wheelbase : 1,410 mm (55.5 in)
8. Seat height : 790 mm (31.1 in)
9. Weight : 198 kg (437 lb) (dry)
10.Fuel capacity : 17 litres (4.5 US gal) (4 litres (1.1 US gal) reserve)
(specs, pic and reference : wikipedia)

If you like a fast motorcycles with more than 250km/h of top speed, great design as full sport fairing bikes, Ducati 996 is almost perfect for you. The best thing from this bikes is power and also performance, I know that it's hard to get more than 200km/h on the bikes, but it's no problem with Ducati 996 series. Good luck.


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