Rind Performance streamlines the 999… In 2001, Ducati introduced their new Testastretta (“Narrow Head”) L-twin engine, featuring narrower 25-degree angles between the inlet and exhaust valves, which corresponded with modern F1 four-valve theory. The narrow […]
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Naked 999: 172-hp Ducati 999 Café Racer!
SaMi Motori builds a 172-hp Ducati Café Racer… In 2003, the Ducati 999 superbike appeared. Designed by Pierre Terblanche, it was an abrupt departure from the iconic 916 – 998 series and caused no small […]
SaMi UNO: Ducati 999 Café Racer
134 whp / 380 lbs: “It’s all show and a lot of GO!” In 2003, the Ducati 999 was introduced to replace the iconic 916, and there was immediate controversy. The Pierre Terblanche design was […]
Custom Ducati 999 “Paprika” by XTR Pepo
The Ducati 999, built from 2003-2006, boasted a liquid-cooled L-twin Desmodromic engine capable of 138 horsepower and 80 lb-ft of torque. While the 999’s styling — which was the work of South African designer Pierre […]