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About the Ducati 916

Ducati, the renowned Italian motorcycle manufacturer, is highly regarded by motorcycle enthusiasts the world over. Their current top-of-the-line 916 bike was unveiled to the public during the 1993 Milan Motor Show. In recent years, Ducati has been a dominant force at the World Superbike Championships. Their 916 was developed using the latest racing technology and expertise, and became a very effective base machine fore these Championships. Its 114 horsepower, 916cc, liquid cooled L-twin cylinder engine uses a computer controlled fuel injection system and Ducats traditional Desmodromic valve operation system. This valve system uses cam mechanics for both opening and closing the valves, while a conventional system closes the valves with springs only. This powerful engine is mounted in a light weight and extremely rigid, chrome molybdenum steel tubular frame. The rear swing arm suspension uses a mono-arm for quick tire changing during competition. Showas shock absorbers and Brembo brake calipers are used at both ends. The 916 has a 2-stage adjustable caster offset system. Its aerodynamic cowl design is very distinctive, differing from other racer-replica bikes. The front cowl has engine air intake openings and mounts the dual headlamps. The fuel tank is ergonomically sculptured to fit the riders varying posture during hard riding. The 916 is a true street legal racing machine on the leading edge of performance and styling.

Paints recommended for this kit:

  • TS-8 - 100ml Italian Red

  • X-10 - 10ml Gun Metal

  • X-11 - 10ml Chrome Silver

  • X-12 - 10ml Gold Leaf

  • X-13 - 10ml Metallic Blue

  • X-18 - 10ml Semi Gloss Black

  • X-2 - 10ml White

  • X-26 - 10ml Clear Orange

  • X-27 - 10ml Clear Red

  • X-5 - 10ml Green

  • X-6 - 10ml Orange

  • X-7 - 10ml Red

  • X-8 - 10ml Lemon Yellow

  • X-9 - 10ml Brown

  • XF-1 - 10ml Flat Black

  • XF-16 - 10ml Flat Aluminum

  • XF-19 - 10ml Sky Grey

  • XF-54 - 10ml Dark Sea Grey

  • XF-56 - 10ml Metallic Grey

(T14068)

SKU T14068
Barcode # DOESNOTAPPLY
Brand Tamiya
Shipping Weight 0.3500kg
Scale 1/12
Material Plastic
Nationality Italian

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