Ducati 749 (Dark, 749S, 749R)


TypeSuperbike
Production2003-2006
PredecessorDucati 748
SuccessorDucati 848

History


Ducati 749 (2003-2006)
Ducati 749 Dark (2005-2006)
Ducati 749S (2003-2006)

Ducati 749S:

  • 110 hp
  • Fork with TiN surface treatment
Ducati 749R (2004-2006)

Ducati 749R:

  • Öhlins front fork
  • Radial calipers on front brakes
  • New engine: 117,6 hp
  • Titanium connecting rods
  • Magnesium head covers
  • Carbon fiber belt covers

Specifications


ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementTwin-cylinder, 90° L-type
Bore & Stroke90,0 x 58,8 mm

94,0 x 54,0 mm – Ducati 749R
Displacement748 cm³ (45,6 cu. in)

749 cm³ (45,7 cu. in) – Ducati 749R
Compression ratio11.7:1

12.3:1 – Ducati 749S

12.7:1 – Ducati 749R
Valve trainBelt driven desmodromic, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power103,0 hp (76,0 kW) / 10000 rpm1 – Ducati 749 / Dark

110,0 hp (81,0 kW) / 10500 rpm2 – Ducati 749S

117,6 hp (86,5 kW) / 10250 rpm3 – Ducati 749R
Max. torque77,0 Nm / 7,9 kgm / 8500 rpm – Ducati 749 / Dark

78,0 Nm / 8,0 kgm / 8500 rpm – Ducati 749S

81,5 Nm / 8,4 kgm / 8250 rpm – Ducati 749R
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,6 sec.4 – Ducati 749
3,1 sec.5 – Ducati 749R
Top speed241 km/h (150 mph)6
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Marelli
Fuel economy / consumption5,47 l / 100 km (43 mpg)7
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchDry, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveChain
Gear ratio
I
II
III
IV
V
VI

2.467
1.765
1.400
1.182
1.043
0.958
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular trellis frame with upper section made of high-strength steel
Front suspension, travel43 mm inverted telescopic fork Showa (fully adjustable), 125 mm / 4,9 in

43 mm inverted telescopic fork Öhlins (fully adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in – Ducati 749R
Rear suspension, travelSwingarm with mono-shock Showa (fully adjustable), 128 mm / 5,0 in

Swingarm with mono-shock Öhlins (fully adjustable), 128 mm / 5,0 in – Ducati 749R
Front tire size120/70-ZR17
Rear tire size180/55-ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers

Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers – Ducati 749R
Rear brakeSingle disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity15,5 l / 4,09 US gal. (reserve – 3,0 l)

18,3 l / 4,83 US gal. (reserve – 3,0 l) – Ducati 749R
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemElectronic type
Alternator12V-480W
Battery12V-10Ah
DIMENSIONS
Overall length2095 mm / 82,5 in
Overall width730 mm / 28,7 in
Overall height1090 mm / 42,9 in

1110 mm / 43,7 in – Ducati 749 / 749S (from 2006), 749R
Seat height780 mm / 30,7 in
Wheelbase1420 mm / 55,9 in
Ground clearance125 mm / 4,9 in
Dry weight194,7 kg / 429 lbs – Ducati 749R

197 kg / 434 lbs – Ducati 749S (single-seater)

199 kg / 439 lbs – Ducati 749 (two-seater)

200 kg / 441 lbs – Ducati 749 Dark (two-seater)

201 kg / 443 lbs – Ducati 749S (two-seater)
Curb (wet) weight

Images


Ducati 749 (2003-2006)
Ducati 749 Dark (2005-2006)
Ducati 749S (2003-2006)
Ducati 749R (2004-2006)

Video


2006 Ducati 749S

Manuals


Links

  1. Owner’s Manual, Ducati 749 + Dark, Max. power (95/1/CE)
  2. Owner’s Manual, Ducati 749S, Max. power (95/1/CE)
  3. Owner’s Manual, Ducati 749R, Max. power (95/1/CE)
  4. zeroto60times.com | 2004 Ducati 749, 0-60 mph
  5. motoprofi.com | Ducati 749 R 2004, 0-60 mph
  6. motorcyclenews.com | “DUCATI 749 (2003 – 2007) Review”, Top speed
  7. motorcyclenews.com | “DUCATI 749 (2003 – 2007) Review”, Average fuel consumption