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1978 Ducati 500 S Desmo Specs

General ─░nformation

Model Ducati 500 S Desmo
Year 1978
Category Classic

Engine and transmission

Displacement 497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches)
Power 43.00 HP (31.4 kW)) @ 8000 RPM
Top speed 180.0 km/h (111.8 mph)
Compression 9.6:1
Bore x stroke 78.0 x 52.0 mm (3.1 x 2.0 inches)
Valves per cylinder 2
Fuel control Desmodromic valve control
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 5-speed
Transmission type, final drive Chain

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame 3.25-18
Front tyre 3.25-18
Rear tyre 3.50-18
Front brakes Dual disc
Rear brakes Single disc

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 186.0 kg (410.1 pounds)
Fuel capacity 19.00 litres (5.02 gallons)

Other specifications

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