Ducati Motorcycles

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1970 Ducati 350 Scrambler

The 1970 Ducati 350 Scrambler motorcycle was quick even without Ducati's hot desmodromic valve train. The 350 Scrambler was considered one of the "tamer" models though it was still fast for a bike of its size. See pictures and learn about the 350 Scrambler.

1977 Ducati 900SS

The 1977 Ducati 900SS had a top speed of over 140 mph making it a force on the racing circuit. The new 900SS added desmodromics to the larger engine pushing the performance envelope even further. See pictures and learn about the 1977 Ducati 900SS.

1981 Ducati Hailwood Replica

The 1981 Ducati Hailwood Replica motorcycle honored Mike Hailwood the Ducati racer. The race-proven 860-cc V-twin complete with desmodromic valvetrain seems right at home in the traditional Ducati birdcage chassis. Learn about the 1981 Ducati Hailwood Replica.

1986 Ducati 750 F1 Montjuich

The 1986 Ducati 750 F1 Montjuich was designed by the renowned Fabio Taglioni and named for the famous Montjuich Park Gran Prix circuit in Barcelona Spain. See pictures and learn about the 1986 Ducati 750 F1 Montjuich.

1992 Ducati 851 Desmoquattro

The 1992 Ducati 851 Desmoquattro motorcycle launched a new era of Ducati street bikes. Power routed through a six-speed gearbox and the combination helped racing versions rack up an enviable string of victories. Learn about the Ducati 851 Desmoquattro.

1993 Ducati Superlight

The 1993 Ducati Superlight employed carbon fiber on almost every nonstructural cover to reduce the bike's weight. They are a rare sight on American roads as only a total of 300 were imported to the United States. Learn about the Ducati Superlight.

1994 Ducati 916

The 1994 Ducati 916 boasted Ducati's desmodromic valvetrain and was one of the lightest superbikes. Since just 400 were planned to be exported to the United States the 916 became an instant collectible. See pictures and learn about the Ducati 916.

1997 Ducati 750 Monster

The 1997 Ducati 750 Monster was stripped of non-essentials hewing to minimalist motorcycle design. The approach resulted in a feather-light curb weight of just 390 pounds. See pictures and learn about the Ducati Monster.

1998 Ducati ST2

The 1998 Ducati ST2 aimed for the sport-touring crowd but offered expected Ducati speed and performance. The bike also included a digital display for fuel level engine temperature and time of day. See pictures and learn about the Ducati ST2.