Ducati 98 Sport / SS (Sport:1953-58SS:1954-55)

Make Model: Ducati 98 Sport / SS


Year: Sport: 1953 – 58 SS: 1954 – 55
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, OHV, pushrod
Capacity: 98 cc / 6.0 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 49 x 52 mm
Compression Ratio: Sport: 9:1 SS: 10:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Induction: Sport: Dell’ Orto MA18B carburetor SS: Dell’ Orto MB20B carburetor
Ignition: 6V, 25W, Flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 1953 – 54: 5.0 kW / 6.8 hp @ 7300 rpm 1955 – 58: 4.8 kW / 6.5 hp @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Primary Drive: 3.454
Gear Ratios: 1st 2.69 / 2nd 1.85 / 3rd 1.36 / 4th 1:1
Final Drive: 2.706
Frame: Pressed steel backbone
Front Suspension: Marzocchi hydraulically damped telescopic fork.
Rear Suspension: Non-adjustable twin hydraulic shocks, swingarm.
Front Brakes: 159 mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 137 mm Drum

Front Tyre: 2.50 – 17 CEAT
Rear Tyre: 2.75 – 17 CEAT
Dimensions: Length: 1890 mm / 74 in Width: 660 mm / 26 in Height: 960 mm / 38 in
Wheelbase: 1200 mm / 47.2 in
Seat Height: 760 mm / 30 in
Dry Weight: 75 kg / 165 lbs
Wet Weight: 81 kg / 179 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 13 L / 3.7 US gal / 3.1 Imp gal
Top Speed: Sport: 90 km/h / 56 mph SS: 95 km/h / 59 mph


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