Ducati 900 SS Super Sport

Ducati 900 SS Super Sport

The 900SS is simply the best street bike Ducati has ever built. That's a provocative statement, considering the competence of Ducati's other recent releases, the 907 I.E. and the 851 Superbike.

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Model year
1989
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Make
Ducati
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Engine Power
72.47 HP (53.3 kW) @ 7000 rpm
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Top Speed
132.35 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, 90° V-twin
  • Displacement:
    904 cc (55.23 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.62 inch × 2.68 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    72.47 HP (53.3 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:
    Analogue CDI (Capacitive Discharge Ign.)
  • Compression:
    9.2:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Transverse
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 6-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    Champion, RA6HC
  • Motor oil:
    Semi-Synthetic, 10W/40
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Seat height:
    29.5 inch
  • Curb weight:
    445.3 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    401.2 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk
    Tire:
    120 / 70 R17
    Tire pressure:
    0.14 PSI
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Disk
    Tire:
    170 / 60 R17
    Tire pressure:
    0.16 PSI
  • Frame type:
    steel, Trellis frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.26 KW/lbs (3.79 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    132.35 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    4.62 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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