Ducati 98 Bronco / Cavallino

 

 

 

Make Model.

Ducati 98 Bronco / Cavallino

Year

1959 - 63

Engine

Four stroke, single cylinder, OHV, pushrod

Capacity

98 cc / 6.0 cu in
Bore x Stroke 49 x 52 mm
Compression Ratio 7.1:1

Cooling System

Air cooled

Induction

Dell' Orto ME16BS carburetor

Ignition

6V, 28W, Flywheel magneto

Starting

Kick

Max Power

4.5 kW / 6.0 hp @ 6800 rpm

Transmission

4 Speed

Final Drive

Chain
Gear Ratio 1st 2.69 / 2nd 1.85 / 3rd 1.36 / 4th 1:1
Frame Tubular steel, duplex full cradle

Front Suspension

Marzocchi hydraulically damped telescopic fork.

Rear Suspension

Non-adjustable twin hydraulic shock swingarm.

Front Brakes

116 x 25 mm Double shoe drum

Rear Brakes

116 x 25 mm Double shoe drum

Front Tyre

2.75 - 16

Rear Tyre

2.75 - 16
Dimensions Length 1910 mm / 75.2 in
Height      960 mm / 37.8 in
Wheelbase 1270 mm / 50 in
Seat Height 750 mm / 29.5 in

Dry Weight

87 kg / 192 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

13 L / 3.4 US gal / 2.9 Imp gal

Top Speed

83 km/h / 52 mph

In 1959 the 98TS was renamed the 98 Bronco. produced primarily for the US market.  However it was also sold in Italy as the Cavallino.