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Ducati February 8, 2019 posted by

Pre-Pani – 2010 Ducati 1198S Corse

Ducati's 1198 got the last 100cc that the 1098 promised, and the S's 170 hp made traction control standard ( and required ) equipment. This Limited Edition #50 comes to you in Corse colors and excellent condition.

2010 Ducati 1098S Corse for sale on eBay

 

Ducati returned to the 916/996 side-by-side headlights with the 1098, in a slightly swept-back and cat-eyed way.  The 1198cc testastretta EVO adjusted valve angles which improved running and allowed valve adjustments to be extended to 12K miles.  Some interesting race-derived parts are on board, like the magnesium valve covers, eliptical throttle bodies, and short-skirt pistons.  The 1198 kept the dry clutch while the more streetable 848 went wet.  Brembo brakes are XL at 330mm, and Öhlins suspension is multi-adjustable.  Electronics are track-oriented with an on-board data analysis package and eight-level traction control.

 

With just over 4,000 miles, there isn't a great deal of history for this KC native, though it's not a one-owner machine.  The pictures aren't great, but beside the tail-neatening, no farkles or damage are apparent.  From the eBay auction:

In mint condition. Adult ridden.  Always garage stored. New battery. If you have never owned a Ducati superbike, let me assure you they are the most powerful and "torquie" machine you will ever ride.  I have owned many metric superbikes over the years and none come close to the amount of fun and power this bike possesses.  Italy has a reputation for incredible cars and motorcycles and this one will not disappoint.  No test rides, but Ill be happy to run her and show you everything works great.  This is the special edition with all the bells and whistles offered. It comes with factory alarm system, tons of carbon fiber, aluminum tank, racing adjustable suspension, Ducati 7 step traction control, original manuals, the list  goes on and on.

 

The monocoque Panigale was right around the corner, so for a trellis-frame superbike, the 1198S can be considered a high peak.  If an inspection bears it out, this one is basically just broken in.  And while it might be a hoot on just the right road, a track day is really a better place to learn the intricacies of a Ducati Corse.

-donn

Pre-Pani – 2010 Ducati 1198S Corse
Ducati February 24, 2011 posted by

Forget about it! The 4th 1198s Corse Edition for sale!

2010 Ducati 1198s Corse Edition with 200 miles for sale in Rhode Island.

OK, I'm officially taking the 1198s Corse Edition off the list of rare sports bikes!  This is the 4th 1198s Corse Edition that we have listed within the span of 3 weeks...

2010 DUCATI 1198S CORSE SE Special Edition.  No reserve auction. This bike was bought locally at Razee Motorcycles.  New retail is $24,995. Never driven in the rain.. Always heated garage kept, on a battery tender. Has only 200 miles. Never taken to a track day. Never been laid down. Never even been dirty. The bike is in perfect shape, no scratches, No dents or any other defects noted. This bike is pristine shape.
The bike is Adult owned (I'm 51), is still in it's break in period and hasn't been over 5,000 rpm. . This is the Corse S with traction control and data logging. Oversize aluminum tank, Ohlins suspension, forged Marchisini wheels and factory Corse graphics. Comes from the factory with 2 ECU's and two sets of pipes; the race (installed) as well as the factory exhaust and computer, passenger rear seat, and rear riding pegs. Included with the bike is the Ducati Rear stand that engages the hollow axle of the single sided swingarm.
The factory race computer runs open loop allowing full control with a power commander. There is a new Power commander V usb wired to the harness with a "zero" map installed. It's functional but no calibrations have been loaded. I also have all the manuals, extra key and all paperwork. Included with the bike is an optional Ducati factory alarm system (which they no longer make) that has not yet been installed. I have the clear title (no loans or leans) in hand.
According to the seller, this bike is build # 240 (out of how many Ducati doesn't say). We have already listed three of these before, so I'll skip on in the introduction, but you can read about them here.  Instead, here's a video of Cycle World giving the 1198s Corse Edition a good spanking at Motorland Aragon (sounds like a something out of Lord of The Rings):

The starting price of $18,000 sounds a bit high compared to others previously listed, but this one does have the lowest miles out of all of them (200 miles?!), but in any case, to drool over the nice pics (just make sure the keyboard is covered).

ph