2011 Ducati 1198SP
One-Owner! Cored Exhaust! Ohlins Suspension! Mirror Delete! Bar End Mirrors! Rare! Ohlins Steering Damper! Marchesini Wheels!
From experience gained on circuits all over the world comes the most exclusive, highest-ever performance 1198 SP ever: aluminium tank, Ducati Quick Shift, slipper clutch, rear Ã–hlins suspension with TTXR technology, 370 lbs dry weight. The 1198 SP is all set for your next track challenge. Stunning ‘SP’ performance
The 370lb (dry weight) 1198 SP creates a dream package by taking everything that the 1198 model has, including DTC, DDA and the new DQS systems, and adding top-of-the-range Ohlins suspension, lightweight chassis components, a lightweight factory team-style aluminium fuel tank and slipper clutch.
The high performance, fully adjustable 43mm Ohlins forks, which sport low friction titanium nitride-treated fork sliders, respond effortlessly to every imperfection in the tarmac. Beyond their advanced engineering solutions, one of the most important characteristics of Ohlins forks is their ability to communicate the condition and quality of the tyre-to-road contact patch, a feature that puts every rider in superior control. The suspension set-up at the rear is complemented with a fully adjustable Ohlins TTX rear shock equipped with a ride enhancing top-out spring and mounted to a single-sided swingarm for outstanding drive and traction.
The 1198 SP weighs in at 2.2lb less than the 2010 1198 S thanks to the beautifully made lightweight fuel tank, which also boosts the bike’s fuel capacity by .66 US gal to 4.75 US gal. The tank is formed in 2mm thick aluminium, brush finished and then painted and clear-coated to create a racing stripe of natural aluminium that accentuates the factory race tank feel.
The 1198 is supplied with the Ducati Data Analysis (DDA), Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) systems as standard equipment. The DDA package enables the retrieval and analysis of data collected from a previous track session or road trip and DTC monitors front and rear wheel speeds to detect rear wheel-spin under acceleration and electronically reduces engine power to restore traction. DQS allows the throttle to remain open when changing-up through the gearbox, helping to save vital seconds in the pursuit of faster lap-times.