Ducati 98 S - Sport

Ducati 98 S - Sport

The 98 Sport was built in 1953 to join the Ducati 98 N and Ducati 98 T OHV.

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Model year
1953
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Make
Ducati
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Engine Power
6.93 HP (5.1 kW) @ 7800 rpm
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Top Speed
55.92 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    1 cylinders, 4-stroke, Single
  • Displacement:
    98 cc (5.99 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    1.93 inch × 2.05 inch (undersquare - longstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    6.93 HP (5.1 kW) @ 7800 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valves
    Valve train:
    OHV, variable
    Valves per cylinder:
    2
  • Fuel and ignition
    Sparks per cylinder:
    1
    Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
  • Compression:
    9:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Vertical
  • Lubrication system:
    Dry sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 3-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Physical measures
    Length:
    74.4 inch
    Width:
    26 inch
    Height:
    37.8 inch
  • Wheel base:
    47.2 inch
  • Seat height:
    29.9 inch
  • Weight
    Curb weight:
    178.6 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Single Drum, Ø6.26 inch
    Tire:
    2.52 × 17
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    twin shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Drum, Ø5.39 inch
    Tire:
    2.76 × 17
  • Frame type:
    steel, Single cradle frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.06 KW/lbs (15.88 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    55.92 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    3.75 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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