Ducati 1000 S 2

Ducati 1000 S 2

The 1985 S2 was offered with or without an electric start—either you had an electric button or a kickstart lever—but not both, unlike the various SS models, which only ever came with a kickstart.

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Model year
1985
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Make
Ducati
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Engine Power
75.46 HP (55.5 kW) @ 6700 rpm
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Top Speed
136.7 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, V-twin
  • Displacement:
    973 cc (59.45 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.46 inch × 3.15 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    75.46 HP (55.5 kW) @ 6700 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    2
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
  • Ignition type:
    Analogue CDI (Capacitive Discharge Ign.)
  • Compression:
    9.3:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Transverse
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, single plate, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Motor oil:
    Semi-Synthetic
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Curb weight:
    507.1 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    463 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk
    Tire:
    100 / 90 R18
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Disk
    Tire:
    130 / 80 R18
  • Frame type:
    steel, Trellis frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.24 KW/lbs (4.14 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    136.7 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    4.76 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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