2004 Ducati Superbike 749R

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2004 Ducati Superbike 749R
2004 Ducati Superbike 749R

2004 Ducati Superbike 749R
2004 Ducati Superbike 749R


2004 Ducati Superbike 749R Review

2004 Ducati Superbike 749R

Focus directly on competition.

For those focused directly on competition, the 749R is the ideal solution. It is a perfect racing machine, with a Testastretta series engine and chassis specifically developed to ensure top competitiveness on the racetrack. The considerable use of special materials, from magnesium to carbon fiber to titanium, make this motorcycle extra-light and extremely effective.

Every 749R is “signed” with a numbered silver plate on the steering head, which adds yet another exclusive touch to one of the most original bikes on the current worldwide motorcycling scene. The front suspension is also very high quality: an entirely new Öhlins upside-down fork with tubing 43 millimeters in diameter, with titanium nitride treatment for smoother sliding. In addition to being fully adjustable, the fork has a special foot to allow radial fastening of the brake calipers.

The twin-cylinder of the Testastretta series was also developed to encourage the racing use of the 749R. The 116 HP at 10,500 rpm, and 8.16 kgm at 8,500 rpm are the result of a long process that begins with shortening the stroke and increasing the bore. The new slipper clutch, which has been specifically developed for racing use, stops the rear wheel locking up under extreme braking conditions typical of track riding. Also made of titanium are the connecting rods, while the head covers are made of magnesium and the belt covers are carbon fiber, equipped with forced ventilation to aid in cooling.


2004 Ducati Superbike 749R Key Features

 

 


 

2004 Ducati Superbike 749R – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

Engine
TYPE
L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled
DISPLACEMENT
749cc
BORE X STROKE
94x54mm
COMPRESSION RATIO
12.7:1
POWER
118hp – 86.5kw @ 8750rpm
TORQUE
8.31Kgm – 81.5Nm @ 8250rpm
FUEL INJECTION
Marelli electronic fuel injection, 54mm throttle body
EXHAUST
Single steel muffler with catalytic converter
Transmission
GEARBOX
6 speed
PRIMARY DRIVE
Straight cut gears, ratio 2.11
RATIO
1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3th 28/20, 4th 26/22, 5th 24/23, 6th 23/24
FINAL DRIVE
Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 35
CLUTCH
Dry multiplate with hydraulic control slipper clutch
Chassis
FRAME
Tubular ALS450 steel trellis
FRONT SUSPENSION
Öhlins upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment, for radial calipers
FRONT WHEEL
New Y-shaped 5 spoke design light alloy forged 3.50×17
FRONT TYRE
120/70 ZR17
REAR SUSPENSION
Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock
REAR WHEEL
New Y-shaped 5 spoke design light alloy forged 5.50 x 17
REAR TYRE
180/50 ZR17
FRONT WHEEL TRAVEL
120mm / 4.7in
REAR WHEEL TRAVEL
128mm / 5in
FRONT BRAKE
2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, 4-piston 4-pad calipers
REAR BRAKE
240mm disc, 2-piston caliper
INSTRUMENTATION
Speedometer, rev counter, high beam indicator, turn signals, oil pressure warning light, low fuel warning light, neutral light, water temperature. Immobilizer
Dimensions and weight
DRY WEIGHT
192kg / 439lb
SEAT HEIGHT
780mm / 30.7in
WHEELBASE
1420mm / 55.9in
RAKE
23.5° – 24.5°
FUEL TANK CAPACITY
18.3l (of which 3l reserve) / 4.8 US gal (of which 0.8 US gal reserve)
VERSIONS
One seat
Warranty
WARRANTY
2 years unlimited mileage
Emissions and Consumption
STANDARD
Euro2


Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary. Specifications subject to change without notice.

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