FOR SALE: 2009 Ducati 1098R ‘Troy Bayliss’ Edition
Offered here via Collecting Cars is an exceptional Ducati 1098R, boasting remarkably low mileage. This particular model holds significant distinction as a limited-edition homologation special, created to commemorate Troy Bayliss’ triumphant victory in the 2008 World Superbike Championship. It is believed to be number 214 out of the mere 500 units ever produced.
The “Troy Bayliss” edition of the formidable 1098R was exclusively limited to 500 examples, all elegantly finished in the iconic white and red racing livery, adorned with Troy’s renowned racing number “21.” Notable features include striking red accents, exposed carbon-fiber trims, a numbered plaque on the top fork clamp, as well as Australian flag and “1098R Bayliss Limited Edition” decals.
Equipped with top-of-the-line components, this motorcycle boasts a MotoGP-derived digital instrument cluster, lightweight forged Marchesini wheels, a performance-enhancing Termignoni exhaust system, powerful Brembo Monoblock brake calipers, and an Öhlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork paired with an Öhlins TTXR monoshock featuring a top-out spring.
Beneath its sleek exterior resides a 1198cc liquid-cooled L-twin engine, propelling the bike with an impressive output of 134kW and 134Nm of torque. Power is transmitted through a responsive six-speed manual transmission, ensuring an exhilarating riding experience.
Offering a rare opportunity to own the sought-after Ducati 1098R Troy Bayliss edition, this meticulously preserved motorcycle pays tribute to the celebrated rider’s remarkable third and final World Superbike Championship triumph. With its low mileage and prestigious pedigree, this 1098R would be a worthy addition to any collection of superbikes derived from the world of motorsport.