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Ducati 1198 S - Unleash the spirit of Troy Bayliss Ducati 1198 S - Unleash the spirit of Troy Bayliss

Ducati's technical excellence and Troy Bayliss' passion are united to create the new Superbike 1198 S. While maintaining the same look as the previous multi-awarding and BoTY winning 1098 S, the 1198 S is essentially a total new bike. Incorporating all of the World Superbike technology derived directly from the 2008 World Championship winning race bike of Troy Bayliss, the 1198 S, just like the 1098 S before it, truly is engineered by the stopwatch and designed by the racetrack. It has more...

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2009 Ducati 1198 S is for Sexy, Sporty, Seductive, Sold 2009 Ducati 1198 S is for Sexy, Sporty, Seductive, Sold

Producing 170hp (125kW) and with a dry weight of just 169kg (372.6lb), the new 1198 S now incorporates more World Superbike technology than ever before by taking the 1198 Testastretta Evoluzione engine and adding top-of-the-range suspension, lightweight chassis components and a true racing-style traction control system designed for road use. The "S" version comes in the famous Ducati red and midnight black contrasting superbly against the sophisticated bronze finish of the frame...

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2009 Ducati 1198, A Step Above the Game 2009 Ducati 1198, A Step Above the Game

The new DUCATI 1198, while maintaining the same look as the previous 1098, is in fact a totally new bike. The 1198, which produces a powerful 170hp (125kW) from its new Testastretta Evoluzione engine, and has a dry weight of just 171kg (377lb), incorporates all of the World Superbike technology derived directly from the 2008 World Championship winning race bike of Troy Bayliss. The 1198 is powered by the powerful Testastretta Evoluzione, a liquid cooled, L-Twin, Desmodromic engine, the...

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