- Horsepower @ RPM:
- Torque @ RPM:
- 748 L
- Top Speed:
- 158.5 mph
EXCELLENCE ON THE ROAD AND TRACK
The Ducati 749s has all of the technology that makes the Superbike family unique. The 748 cc Testastretta engine provides 116 hp at 10,500 rpm and torque of 8.4 kgm (60.8 lb-ft) at 8,500 rpm that can even be used at very low revs, resulting in excellent track performance and easy handling on the road. It is a safe and pleasurable ride in all conditions
High engine revs are allowed by a special valve retainer collet system used to secure the steel intake and exhuast valves. The system is also used on the R versions as well as the World Superbike and MotoGP race engines.
The L-twin Testastretta engines are very compact, making the finished motorcycles incredibly narrow and agile, much like their racing cousins. They also offer excellent torque and remarkably vigorous power delivery compared to four cylinder engines. Ducati Superbikes have incredible acceleration and provide outstanding riding thrills.
The suspension is fully adjustable at both ends and features a TiN-treated upside down Showa fork at the front and a Showa rear shock. Thanks to a wide steering angle (28.5°), the steering damper, adjustable headstock rake (from 23.5° to 24.5°) and foot rests that can be set at any of 5 different positions, the Ducati 749s can be adapted to suit individual riding styles. In addition, on the single-seat version, the seat-tank assembly is adjustable longitudinally by 20 mm, thus giving the rider the opportunity to personalise his or her riding position on the bike for track use.