2005 Ducati Sport Touring ST3
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– 2005 Ducati Sport Touring ST3
The classic European Gran Turismo tradition is the inspiration for the Ducati Sport Touring family. The 2005 ST family offers maximum handling, rider comfort and style in three models – the ST3, with 3-valve Desmo engine, and the flagship ST4S and ST4S ABS. The advanced Anti-lock Braking System on the ST4S ABS offers enhanced safety and confidence in all riding conditions.
With its ideal riding position, optional saddlebags and two of our most powerful Ducati Desmodromic 90° L-twin engines, the ST family excels on both weekend get-aways and longer cross-country journeys.
Classic Grand Turismo Tradition. The 2005 ST family offers maximum handling, rider comfort and style.
Features & Benefits
The ST3 sports a powerful, 3-valve, Desmo L-twin engine. Matched with its Superbike-derived trellis frame, adjustable suspension, comfortable two-up riding position and optional colour-matched luggage, the ST3 is at ease on both twisty mountain roads and cross-country motorways.
Improved reliability and low emissions make the ST3 a confident choice to tackle wild mountain passes and endless stretches of highway. Producing 107 hp at 8750 rpm, the ST3 has more than enough power for the long haul and inspires confidence, even when two-up and under the full weight of luggage.
Type L-twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; liquid cooled
Displacement 992 cc
BorexStroke 94 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Power 78.8 kw – 107 hp @ 8750 rpm
Torque 10 kgm @ 7250 rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 50 mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers with catalytic converter
Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24, 6th 24/28
Primary drive Straight cut gears; ratio 1.84
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 42
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
Frame Tubular steel trellis
Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56.3 in
Front suspension Showa 43 mm upside-down adjustable preload fork
Front wheel travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front brake 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, 4-piston caliper
Front wheel 3-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Sachs monoshock
Rear wheel travel 148 mm / 5.8 in
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel 3-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 21 L / 5.5 US gal (includes 6 L / 1.5 US gal reserve)
Weight * 203 kg / 447.1 lbs
Seat height 820 mm / 32.3 in
Instruments Electronic instrument panel using CAN communication protocol with CPU, multifunctional digital display (including speedometer, clock, water temperature, fuel gauge, instant/average consumption, consumed fuel, remaining distance), analog rev counter, self-adjusting pilot lights (depending on outdoor light), headlight angle adjustment, immobilizer system
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Tank Colours Red, glossy black, light grey
Frame and Wheel colours Metallic dark grey, black (for black tank only)
Versions Two seats
* = The weight includes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.
New for 2004 2004 was a year of major change for the ST family, and riders have certainly not failed to appreciate the many major stylistic and functional improvements, including the ST3’s exclusive new three valve head engine. Now, with the arrival of the 2005 models, the ST family has gotten better still. Various innovations have been introduced, all aimed at perfecting Ducati’s offer in this important market segment. Maintenance is now even simpler and a new oil-bath clutch makes gear changing smoother, more efficient and easier on the hand. Clutch life is also extended, making Ducati’s Sport Touring machines more enjoyable and more functional than ever on long journeys. The new ST range is also characterised by eye-catching looks and enhanced rider protection to guarantee comfort on long journeys, even at the sort of speeds these powerful Ducati twins are capable of.
Extend the versatility and comfort of your ST with our most popular Sport Touring accessories – colour-matched saddlebags and top case. Available for the entire ST family, they will protect your gear from the weather and allow you to comfortably leave most full-face helmets in a safe place.