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The awesome Ducati 999R is a true exotic Italian Superbike and is cool to see in a world full of many popular Japanese Sportbike motorcycles. The famous and highly popular Ducati 999 was designed by Pierre Terblanche with a fine attention to detail with it’s great styling. The model shown below is the very high performance Ducati 999R.

The 999 was introduced after many other great Italian motorcycles made by Ducati such as the 916, 996 and 998 Superbikes and was replaced by the 1098.

The Ducati 999R engine is a liquid cooled 999cc V-twin two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Testastretta Desmodromic motor.

The Ducati 999R has an Ohlins rear shock with progressive linkage and is fully adjustable.

From the factory, Ducati equipped the 999R model with a special high tech front suspension featuring Ohlins 43 mm fully adjustable inverted forks which are race track ready and street worthy.

The Ducati 999R has a 6 speed transmission and a multi plate dry clutch with hydraulic control for smooth shifting.

The horsepower output rating of the 999R model Ducati is 150 hp at 9,750 rpm and torque is measured at 86.1 pounds per foot at 8,000 rpm.

The Ducati 999R weighs 399 lbs wet which is impressive for any sportbike motorcycle.

At the race track, Ducati had much success and won three World Superbike Championships racing with the 999R in 2003 with racer Neil Hodgson, 2004 with James Toseland and in 2006 with Troy Bayliss.

Ducati 999R

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Ducati 999R

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The Ducati 999R Superbike video below shows an awesome sounding Termignoni full exhaust system.

Ducati 999R right side view with rider.

Ducati 999R right rear side view.

Ducati 999R right front view.

Ducati 999R left side view with rider.

Ducati 999R left rear view.

Ducati 999R left front view.

Ducati 999R right side view.

Ducati 999R right front view with rider.

Ducati 999R left side view.

Ducati 999R right side close up.

Ducati 999R left side close up.

Ducati 999R front view.

Ducati 999R Superbike.

Ducati 999R.

Ducati 999R Sportbike.

Ducati 999R Superbike Sportbike.