Ducati 65T

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Ducati 65T
Production 1952
Class Classic
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
Front Tire 2.00x22
Rear Tire 2.00x22
Weight 59.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati 65T was a Single cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled Classic motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1952. Claimed horsepower was 2.55 HP (1.9 KW) @ 5500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

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

Drive[edit | edit source]

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

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 2.00x22 front tire and a 2.00x22 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 Swingarm, dual shocks.

1952 - 1958 Ducati 65T[edit | edit source]

1952 - 1958 Ducati 65T 1952 - 1958 Ducati 65T 1952 - 1958 Ducati 65T

As one of the earliest motorcycles Ducati has ever produced, there’s no shortage of history when it comes to the Ducati 65T. This was then followed by the 60 Sport in 1950, which came with a basic pushrod design and a 65 cc OHV single cylinder engine mated to a three-speed transmission.