Ducati 860 GTS

Ducati 860 GTS

Like all the big Ducatis, the 860 GTS has the vee-twin engine so loved by purists of motor cycle design.

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Model year
1978
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Make
Ducati
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Engine Power
64.45 HP (47.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
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Top Speed
111.85 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, 90° V-twin
  • Displacement:
    864 cc (52.79 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.39 inch × 2.93 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    64.45 HP (47.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
  • Torque:
    83.4 Nm (61.51 lb-ft) @ 6400 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    2
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
  • Ignition type:
    TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
  • Compression:
    9.5:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Transverse
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    Champion
  • Motor oil:
    Mineral, 10W/40
  • Starter:
    Kick-starter

Dimensions

  • Seat height:
    29.5 inch
  • Curb weight:
    507.1 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    451.9 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk
    Tire:
    89 / 100 R18
    Tire pressure:
    0.14 PSI
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    twin shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Drum
    Tire:
    120 / 90 R18
    Tire pressure:
    0.16 PSI
  • Frame type:
    steel, Trellis frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.21 KW/lbs (4.85 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    111.85 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    5.02 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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