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DUCATI 1098R (2008)

Now updated with Ducati Traction Control for the road, the awesome 1098 R is also available in a 1098 R Bayliss Limited Edition, celebrating Troy's victory in the 2008 World Superbike Championship and the end of a legendary career that has seen three World Championships on three generations of Ducati Superbike.

The 1098 R is the ultimate Superbike. The most advanced, most powerful twin-cylinder motorcycle ever. Built with the single objective of winning, it powered Troy Bayliss to victory in the World Superbike Championship in its debut year. Now it has been improved even further.

The 'R' is a race bike, pure and simple. Its competition specification and superior components together with advanced electronics and race-proven chassis technology deliver a level of performance that empowers with confidence and capability. On the road, it distinguishes its rider as a connoisseur of high-performance motorcycles. On the track it instantly promotes the rider to a higher level of skill.

Top speed310 km (191 mph)
Power132 kW (180 bhp)
Torque99.1/7750 lb-ft/RPM (134/7750 Nm/RPM)
Weight165 kg
Engine size1198 cc
Engine spec8-valve, V-twin
FrameTubular steel Trellis
Front brakes2x330 mm semi-floating discs
Rear brake245 mm disc
Front tyre size120/70 17 in
Rear tyre size190/55 17 in
Seat height820 mm
Fuel capacity15.5 litres

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