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Official DUCATI Press Release - 999R "Fila" Limited Edition

Ducati celebrates its 200th win in the World Superbike Championship with a limited edition production run of 200 special versions of the Ducati 999R in the official livery of Team Ducati Fila 2003.

Ducati began its incredible World Superbike winning streak in 1988: currently 18 riders have taken the highest spot on the podium thanks to a Ducati race-bike.

The 999R FILA comes in exactly the same colour scheme as the Ducati 999F03 raced in the World Superbike Championship. The Ducat-Fila clothing collection also reflects the great sporting tradition of these two legendary Italian brands.

Ducati and Fila: a partnership exemplifying the best of technological innovation and Italian style.

Sporting the same graphics as the Team Ducati-Fila 999 F03 bikes, the new Ducati 999R FILA becomes even more stylish and aggressive.

  • 139 HP, 999cc top power Testastretta engine
  • Forged magnesium-alloy wheels: straight from Ducati Corse, they have the best stiffness/weight ratio
  • Radial brake pump and callipers for the highest rigidity
  • Fully adjustable (Tin) upside-down Ohlins fork: ideal for racing performances
  • Headlight assembly in magnesium alloy
  • Showa fully adjustable rear shock absorber
  • Fairing entirely made from carbon fiber, a light, strong material which reduces the overall weight and gives the bike a unique racing look
  • Red frame
  • Black rear subframe
  • Racing graphics
  • Two-colour wheels (front: red, rear: blue)
  • Fully adjustable Öhlins rear monoshock
  • Numbered plates on the steering head and certificate of authenticity

The bike comes with a Racing Kit including:

  • Racing exhaust system, using a special 102 Db no-cat exhaust mono-silencer and a front cylinder no-cat exhaust middle section.
  • With a special ECU (included) the bike will achieve a higher power output. The overall exhaust system is 3 kg lighter than the standard one.
  • Rear stand
  • Bike cover

Ducati 999R FILA - Chassis

Frame Tubular ALS 450 steel trellis
Wheelbase 1420 mm / 55.9 in
Rake 23.5°÷24.5°
Front suspension Ohlins with TiN upside-down fork fully adjustable
Front wheel travel 120 mm /4.7 in
Front brake 2 x 320 mm discs, 4-piston radial caliper, 4 pads
Front wheel 5-spoke Y Magnesium alloy forged 3.50x17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with Showa fully adjustable monoshock with piggy back. Aluminium single armed swing-arm
Rear wheel travel 128 mm / 5.0 in
Rear brake 240 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel 5-spoke Y Magnesium alloy forged 5.50x17
Rear tyre 190/50 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 15.5 l / 4.1 US gal (including 3 l / 0,8 US gal reserve)
Weight * 193 kg / 423 lbs
Seat height 780 mm / 30.7 in
Instruments LCD, Speedometer, rev counter, lap chrono, indicators for high beam, turn signals, warning light for low oil pressure,fuel level, warning light for neutral, water temperature, immobilizer
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Tank Colours Red, yellow, black, metallic grey, blue-white
Frame colours Red
Wheels colours Front: red; rear: blu
* = The weight includes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.

Ducati 999R FILA - Engine

Type L twin cylinder Testastretta, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic; liquid cooled
Displacement 999 cc
BorexStroke 104 x 58,8 mm
Compression Ratio 12,3:1
Max Power 102 kW - 139 HP @ 10,000 rpm
Max Torque 108 Nm - 11 Kgm @ 8,000 rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 54 mm throttle body
Exhaust Single muffler

Ducati 999R FILA - Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 28/20, 4th 26/22, 5th 24/23, 6th 23/24
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.84
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 36
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control

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