Ducati 851 Strada Tricolore
Make Model: Ducati 851 Strada Tricolore
Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, 90 twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valve per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke: 92 x 64 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.6:1
Induction: Weber electronic fuel injection. 2 50mm throttle bodies
Ignition / Starting: Inductive magnetically triggered / electric
Max Power: 119 hp 89 kW @ 10500 rpm
Max Torque: 7.26 kgf-m @ 7250 rpm
Transmission / Drive: 6 Speed / chain
Front Suspension: Marzocchi Upside-down fork with rebound compression damping adjust.
Rear Suspension: Marzocchi mono shock with preload and damping adjust.
Front Brakes: 2x 280mm disc 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 260mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Dry Weight: 165 kg
Fuel Capacity: 20 Litres
The first production Ducati desmoquattro was the 851 of 1988, with four-valve desmodromic cylinder heads, liquid cooling and weber marelli electronic fuel injection. only a small number of tri-colore 851’s were produced during 1988, with approx. 54 designated for the us. the 851 superbike kit was the homologation model for world superbike racing and approx 20 came to the us. the tubular steel frame was derived from the f1 with an aluminum swing arm and a rising rate linkage rear suspension. the wheels on the 851 superbike kit are 17 inch racing magnesium. these bikes came with an electric start, headlight and taillight. the brakes are full floating brembo.
Differences between Strada and Superbike kit
851 Superbikes Kit version
Close ratio gearbox
Open dry clutch cover and factory race clutch
17 inch magnessium Marvic light wieght wheels ( slicks supplied )
Race cam shafts
Faring cut out on the left hand panel for air ram duct
Reverse cone race mufflers
Tacho and temp guages only
Plastic shield on the head light for endurance racing at night
One thing that was a tell tail sign of it being a Kit was a round ring on the seat which only the 1st 200 bikes had , it was a fault in the mould for the seat by the manufacturer.
There was only 207 units hand built of this bike and they are basically a factory race bike with a output of 120hp and not actually road legal in this trim.
851 Superbike Strada
16 inch marvic and akront composite wheels
Street ratio gear box
Unbraced swing arm
Closed clutch cover
Full dash with speedo
Road legal mufflers
This bike is in great shape and just waiting to be added to your collection
Stock # 33