|Engine||Single cylinder, 4-stroke|
|Bore / Stroke||38.1mm x 38.1mm|
|Horse Power||1.34 HP (1.0 KW) @ 5500RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 2-Speed |
Final Drive: Chain
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic fork |
Rear: Non-adjustable twin hydraulic shocks, swingarm
|Brakes||Front: Drum |
|Front Tire||2.00-18 CEAT|
|Rear Tire||2.00-18 CEAT|
|Wheelbase||42.91 inches (1090 mm)|
|Dimensions||L 66.89 inches (1699 mm)|
|Seat height||33.11 inches (841 mm)|
|Weight||(dry), 47.0 kg (wet)|
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The bike has a 2-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-plate.
It came with a 2.00-18 CEAT front tire and a 2.00-18 CEAT rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Non-adjustable twin hydraulic shocks, swingarm. The wheelbase was 42.91 inches (1090 mm) long.
1955 - 1957 Ducati 55
Ducati 55 has the same 48cc engine, it had an uprated frame with leading link forks. 55E model variant had a rear suspension whilst the 55R was rigid.