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– 2005 Ducati Supersport 1000DS

After more than three decades of design development, the Ducati Supersport is considered an icon in the modern motorcycling world with a reputation for great handling, smooth power delivery, versatility and light weight. For 2005, the Ducati Supersport 1000 carries the family heritage proudly into the future while adhering to and improving on the time-tested formula of its predecessors.

Confidence-inspiring and built with quality throughout, the Supersport models are a great way to enter the world of Ducati sport motorcycles. The air-cooled engine expresses the essential practical and pragmatic Ducati philosophy and has significant design and application advantages.

A bike that’s fun to ride, beautiful to look at, and easy to maintain.

Features & Benefits

Supersport 1000 DS: Easy to handle but high in performance, it sports a powerful 992 cc Dual Spark fuel-injected Desmo engine, an advanced trellis frame, and superior suspension to ensure top of the line performance and handling. Confidence-inspiring and built with quality throughout, the Supersport models are a great way to enter the world of Ducati sport motorcycles.

In all, the 1000 DS is the most advanced air-cooled Ducati Desmo engine ever designed.


Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement 992 cc
BorexStroke 94 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Power 69.9 kw – 95 hp @ 7750 rpm
Torque 9.7 kgm @ 5750 rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers with 3-way catalytic converter (non-catalytic on USA version)
Emissions Euro2 (except USA version)


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 38
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control


Frame Tubular steel trellis
Wheelbase 1395 mm / 54.9 in
Rake 24°
Front suspension Showa 43 mm upside-down fully adjustable lightweight fork
Front wheel travel 120 mm / 4.7 in
Front brake 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, fixed 4-piston caliper
Front wheel 5-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive cantilever linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock with length adjustment. Aluminium swingarm
Rear wheel travel 145 mm / 5.7 in
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel 5-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 16 L / 4.2 US gal (includes 4 L / 1 US gal reserve)
Weight * 179.4 kg / 396 lbs
Seat height 820 mm / 32.3 in
Instruments Electronic panel: speedometer, rev counter, high beam indicator, turn signals, oil pressure warning light, neutral light, low fuel warning light, immobilizer system, LCD for clock and oil temperature, LCD odometer and trip meter
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Tank Colours Red, yellow, metallic dark grey
Frame and Wheel colours Metallic dark grey
Versions Two seats

* = The weight includes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.


Additional Features

New for 2004 The Supersport remains a reference point in the world of Ducati dedicated to motorcyclists who seek the thrills of sports riding from a truly thoroughbred, agile machine. The Supersport’s strong links with the past have certainly not held back its development. Over the years the bike has become a perfect synthesis in design, combining the looks and riding style of yesteryear with the most modern, flexible two valve engine in the entire Ducati range.



If that’s not enough, you can personalise the Supersport to your own specifications by choosing from the many items available in the Ducati Performance accessories catalogue.

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