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Production 1963
Class Road
Four cylinder, V configuration
Bore / Stroke 83.8mm x 83.8mm
Compression ratio 8.0:1
Horsepower 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 6000RPM
Transmission Gear box: Gears

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Wet Multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Swinging arm rear suspension with twin shocks
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 5.00x16
Rear Tire 5.00x16
Weight 270.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati APOLLO was a Four cylinder, V configuration Road motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1963. Claimed horsepower was 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 6000 RPM.


A 83.8mm bore x 83.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1257.0 cubic centimeters.


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


It came with a 5.00x16 front tire and a 5.00x16 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 Swinging arm rear suspension with twin shocks.

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In the history of Ducati, it would be fitting to define the Apollo as the link in the evolution of the Borgo Panigale motorcycle, as the missing link which explains why Ducati went from one-cylinder to two-cylinder motorcycles.