Ducati 450 Desmo
|Engine||air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC|
|Bore / Stroke||86.4mm x 86.4mm|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed, manual |
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: hydraulic telescopic fork |
Rear: dual shock absorbers
|Brakes||Front: single disc |
|Weight||(dry), 177.0 kg (wet)|
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The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.
It came with a 3.75-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shock absorbers.
1974 Ducati 450 Desmo
The 1974 MY Ducati 450 Desmo has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 436cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission. This machine from Borgo Panigale also had standard fittings such as a steel frame, a single seat, a round headlight, a center stand, a chromed exhaust system, analogue instrumentation dials, laced wheels, a front disc brake coupled to a rear drum, front hydraulic telescopic fork and dual shock absorbers as a rear suspension.