air-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||78.7mm x 78.7mm|
|Top Speed||103 mph (165 km/h)|
|Horsepower||38.22 HP (28.5 KW) @ 7500RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shock absorbers
|Brakes||Front: dual 256mm discs
Rear: single 257mm disc
|Weight||196.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters)|
The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.
It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 256mm discs in the front and a single 257mm disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shock absorbers. The 500GTV was fitted with a 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters) fuel tank.
1978 Ducati 500GTV
Unlike its 500GTL sibling, the 1977 Ducati 500GTV has been designed for superior performance, instead of comfort. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 497cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
Standard fittings include a chromed, dual exhaust system, Borrani cast-aluminum wheels, a plush, dual saddle, an analogue instrument cluster, wide handlebars, a round headlight, front and rear blinkers, a front Marzocchi telescopic fork coupled to dual shocks as a rear suspension, and a Brembo braking system with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear.