Ducati 650 Indiana

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Ducati 650 Indiana
Production 1987 - 1988
Class Cruiser
air-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, SOHC, desmodromic 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 81.3mm x 81.3mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Top Speed 97 mph (156 km/h)
Horsepower 63.03 HP (47.0 KW) @ 8500RPM
Torque 33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shock absorbers
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/90-18
Rear Tire 140/90-15
Weight 207.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati 650 Indiana was a air-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, SOHC, desmodromic 2 valves per cylinder Cruiser motorcycle produced by Ducati between 1987 and 1988. It could reach a top speed of 97 mph (156 km/h). Max torque was 33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 63.03 HP (47.0 KW) @ 8500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled air-cooled, four-stroke, 90-degree V-Twin, SOHC, desmodromic 2 valves per cylinder. A 81.3mm bore x 81.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 649.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a desmodromic valve control.


The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.


It came with a 110/90-18 front tire and a 140/90-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shock absorbers. The 650 Indiana was fitted with a 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1988 Ducati 650 Indiana[edit]

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The 1987 Ducati 650 Indiana is a light and agile cruiser that was mainly designed for the American market, but can also be bought on other continents. It comes standard with a telescopic front fork, dual rear shock absorbers, a dual seat with rider lumbar support, wide handlebars, cast-aluminum wheels, a blacked-out, steel frame, passenger grab rails, a small luggage rack in the rear, front and rear disc brakes and a chromed exhaust system.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodromic engine , paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 63 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque.