Ducati 98T / 98TL (1953-58)

Make Model: Ducati 98T / 98TL


Year: 1953 – 58
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, OHV, pushrod
Capacity: 98 cc / 6.0 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 49 x 52 mm
Compression Ratio: 8:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Induction: Dell’ Orto MA16B carburetor
Ignition: 6V, 25W, Flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 4.3 kW / 5.8 hp @ 7500 rpm
Transmission: 3 Speed From 1957: 4 speed
Gear Ratios (from 1957): 1st: 2.690 / 2nd 1.850 / 3rd 1.365 / 4th 1.000:1
Final Drive: Chain
Final Drive Ratio: 2.706
Frame: Open spine pressed steel frame
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork.
Rear Suspension: Non-adjustable twin hydraulic shocks, swingarm
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 2.50 – 17

Rear Tyre: 2.75 – 17
Dimensions: Length: 1890 mm / 74.4 in
Wheelbase: 1245 mm / 49.0 in
Seat Height: 762 mm / 30.0 in
Dry Weight: 80 kg / 176 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 L / 3.7 US gal / 3.1 Imp gal
Top Speed: 75 km/h / 46.6 mph


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