For most, the word itself conjures up feelings of power and elegance, racing and beauty.
From the race circuits to real-world streets, Ducati has become a term that has deeper meaning than simply a motorcycle manufacturer; it has become a symbol for passion and motorcycles, a unique marriage of the human soul to a machine.
And much of this passion has a direct correlation to Ducati’s Italian roots, the Bologna-based company a direct product of the beautiful landscapes within eye’s view…more
The Ducati 1198 Superbike is the flagship Ducati sportbike within the Italian motorcycle manufacturer’s model lineup. Introduced for the 2009 model year, the 1198 is the successor to the Ducati 1098 Superbike which was produced 2007 and 2008.
Ducati’s top-of-the-line Superbike is known for bringing racetrack-derived performance to the sporting public. Powering the Ducati 1198 is a powerful liquid-cooled 1198cc L-Twin engine that benefits directly from Ducati’s success in World Superbike racing. The engine is suspended in Ducati’s steel Trellis frame renowned for its unique blend of stability, nimbleness, and feedback. Signature styling features of the Ducati 1198 include its twin halogen headlights, single-sided swingarm and twin exhaust pipes hidden underneath the sleek tail section which keeps styling in-line with the original Ducati Superbike, the Ducati 916.
2008 1098 R 2,495 miles $21,000.00
The 1098 R comes with a race kit, which is intended for track use only, boosting power output from 180 to approximately 186hp. The kit consists of a 102dB carbon fibre slip-on muffler kit by Termignoni and a dedicated ECU. The ECU not only has reconfigured mapping to suit the racing mufflers, but also initiates the system dialogue that controls the DTC (Ducati Traction Control) system. The 1098 R is the first ever production bike to be fitted with a true competition-level traction control.
2006 Ducati ST3 25,000 miles $5,800.00
This is a great motorcycle with a lot of life left. Never burns oil, never crashed or abused. Scratches are from garage tip over. Excellent service record (all done at MotoPrimo or Ducati Minneapolis). 24,000 mile service done July 2012 at Ducati Minneapolis; belts changed. No mechanical issues that I am aware of. Both front forks and rear shocks were serviced in November 0f 2013 (documentation enclosed). Always garaged, new battery in 2013.» more