Ducati 60 SPORT

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Ducati 60 SPORT
Production 1950
Class Road
Single cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled
Bore / Stroke 43.2mm x 43.2mm
Compression ratio 8.1:1
Horsepower 2.55 HP (1.9 KW) @ 5500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 3-Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet Multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Swingarm, dual shocks
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Weight 50.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati 60 SPORT was a Single cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled Road motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1950. Claimed horsepower was 2.55 HP (1.9 KW) @ 5500 RPM.


A 43.2mm bore x 43.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 65.4 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 3-Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-plate.


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 Swingarm, dual shocks.

1950 - 1953 Ducati 60 SPORT[edit]

1950 - 1953 Ducati 60 SPORT 1950 - 1953 Ducati 60 SPORT 1950 - 1953 Ducati 60 SPORT

The 60 Sport (actually 65 cc) of 1950-52 used Ducati's own frame, making it their first complete motorcycle For 1953 the name was changed to 65 Sport. They were followed by the 65T, 65TL, 65TS series. While it was built in the mold of the Cucciolo, the 60 Sport carried its own 65cc four-stroke OHV engine that was capable of hiting a top of 65 km (40 mph).