2008 Ducati Monster S4RS Testastretta
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– 2008 Ducati Monster S4RS Testastretta
2008 Ducati Monster S4RS Testastretta
THE ‘MONSTER SUPERBIKE’
Designed for the most experienced riders who expect the very best in technology, performance and componentry. The Monster S4R S Testastretta gains its lofty status with road-going application of our World Superbike Championship experience. It sets new standards for the Monster family of street fighter motorcycles.
For unparalleled power, road holding and sheer excitement, all in a uniquely styled motorcycle that is distinctly Ducati, the Monster S4R S is the choice for experienced enthusiasts.
The liquid-cooled, 4-valve per cylinder, 998 Testastretta L-Twin engine features a 100 mm bore and short stroke of 63.5 mm to limit average piston speed and allow increased rpm. The result is a staggering 130 hp and 76.6 lb-ft of brute torque.
SMOOTH POWER DELIVERY, UNPARALLELED COMPONENTS
Testastretta technology allows a reduced angle between the intake and exhaust valves resulting in a clean, compact combustion chamber that is highly efficient.
The optimised combustion environment and linear flame front inside the specially designed heads, combined with cutting-edge electronic engine control technology, guarantees precise and optimal combustion throughout the rev range.
The chassis components are unparalleled. Fully adjustable Ã–hlins suspension front and rear complemented by super lightweight Y-shaped 5-spoke wheels ensure outstanding handling, while 320 mm Brembo twin discs on the front have radial-mounted calipers with four pistons and four pads per caliper to provide incredible race-worthy stopping power.
And to make this Monster look and feel even more exciting, ultra-light carbon fibre has been employed for the silencer cover, exhaust heat guard, front mudguard, radiator covers and cam belt covers.
2008 Ducati Monster S4RS Testastretta Specifications:
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Wheelbase 1440 mm / 56.7 in
Front suspension Ohlins 43 mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN
Front wheel travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front brake 2 x 320 mm discs, 4-piston 4-pad radial caliper
Front wheel 5-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Ohlins monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Rear wheel travel 148 mm / 5.8 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 14 L (of which 3 L reserve)/ 3.6 US gal (of which 0.8 US gal reserve)
Weight * 177 kg / 390 lbs
Seat height 800 mm / 31.5 in
Instruments Electronic panel: speedometer, rev counter, warning light for low oil pressure, indicators for high beam, fuel reserve, turn signals, LCD clock, immobilizer
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Body colours (frame/wheels) (Red with White Stripe – Red – Black) (Pearle White with Red Stripe – Red – White)
Versions Dual seat
* = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.
Type L-twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Testastretta Desmodromic; liquid cooled
Displacement 998 cc
Bore x Stroke 100 x 63,5 mm
Compression Ratio 11.4:1
Power* 95.7 kw – 130 hp @ 9500 rpm
Torque* 103.9 Nm – 10.6 kgm @ 7500rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 50mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers
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 1.84:1
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
* = Data calculated using an inertia dynamometer
Specifications and features are subject to change.