Ducati 1098R Bayliss LE was manufactured to honour Troy Bayliss, the legend. It was to celebrate his victory in 2008 World Superbike Championship which he won being aboard 1098R and also his end of the career after claiming three World Championship with Ducati Superbike as his companion. These limited category bikes were made in the year of 2009 and falls under the Sport category. When compared with other bikes of its category, it has a high rating of being over 70 percent.
Specifications – The features that make this bike stand out and rare are its engine, torque, speed, and power and fuel systems. While it has a four stoke V2 engine, it also is facilitated with a torque of 13.7 kgf per metre or approximately 99.1 ft per lbs. with compression of 12: 8:1, it can give a power of 180 horsepower (HP) at 9750 RPM. The 6 speed gearbox definitely adds to the glamour of the speed. This lightweight bike made up of stainless steel and titanium mufflers has a liquid cooling system. With efficient fuel system that is characterized by electronic fuel injection, elliptical throttle bodies and desmodromic valve control system, it has made a definite mark on the car racers.
Comfort level – The bike is popular even when it is extremely expensive due to its limited edition of manufacture. Apart from the aspects of specifications, it is also quite comfortable to drive. It is light at just 165 kg or 363.8 pounds and has an adjustable seat height setting which can come down to 820 mm if required further the power – weight ratio of 1.0909 HP per kg and fuel capacity of 15.5 litres or 4.1 gallons is something that cannot be ignored. Further, it has electric starter and comes in two colour options of red and black.