2008 Ducati S4RS Testastretta
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– 2008 Ducati S4RS Testastretta
2008 Ducati 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 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.