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2008 Ducati 848

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2008 Ducati 848

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2008 Ducati 848 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $13,495.00
Dealers Ducati Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Testastretta Evoluzione
Engine Type  Longitudinal Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  134 / 98.5
Horsepower RPM  10000
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  70.8 / 96
Torque RPM  8250
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  94 / 3.7
Stroke (mm/in)  61.2 / 2.41
Displacement (cc/ci)  849.4 / 51.8
Compression Ratio  12:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Marelli
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  2.47 / 1.76 / 1.4 / 1.18 / 1.04 / 0.96
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.6
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/55 ZR17
Brakes:  
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.7 / 245
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  5 / 127
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.7 / 120
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.3 / 1430
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  370 / 168
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.1 / 15.5
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  1 / 4
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.3
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  32.6 / 830
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Seat Tail Cover  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  Yes
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Top Crown  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
License Plate  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Italy
Introduction Year  2008
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Ducati
Display Name  848
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Convenience:  
Engine Immobilizer  Standard
Handlebar Lock  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Glass:  
Folding  Yes
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low

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848 Grrrrrrrreat!
By Rob(Owner), Sep. 16, 2008
Most people who snub Ducati think they are just toys for those with money to burn. Too slow, unreliable, expensive to maintain, etc.



I will admit that I was one of those "snubbers" fiercely loyal to Honda (and still have 3 Hondas in my garage! My wife's 600rr and two dirtbikes)



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848 Track weapon
By Terry Barker(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
The first thing you have to accept about Ducati Super Bikes is that they are designed to race. As delivered, they lack some of the "comforts" of other sport bikes but these bikes are basically race bikes with lights. Do not expect it to feel like your 600RR!



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By Ramsin Yonadam(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
my ducati 848 has been a pleasure. The powers great, torque makes it real fun in the twisties, and the handling is a dream, its so 'flickable' for lack of better words, i find it very inspiring. The tank of the bike feels narrow compared to most jap bikes, but its similar to the triumph daytona 675.... Read Full Review

 

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Best bike evaaaaaaaaar!!
By Patrcik Muirhead(Owner), Sep. 16, 2008
Went from owning many I4's from various manufacturers to the 848 and I won't be going back. It handles as well or better then any Big 4 I've owned and sounds phenominal. Being narrower, I find the bike easier to ride. I'm 6' and it's the most comfortable bike I've owned. I don't get the cramped leg ... Read Full Review

 

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Great Motorcycle
By Ryan(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
This is about the finest machine I have ever ridden. This bike was purchased with the intention to ride and ride hard. The nice thing about this Ducati is that is not some shrunk down version of it's big brother, the 1098. (Yamaha, Honda) The bike's power and handling is unreal and not to be mistake... Read Full Review

 

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