Ducati 250 Desmo

 

 

 

Make Model.

Ducati 250 Desmo

Year

1971

Engine

Four stroke, single cylinder, Desmo SOHC, bevel gear-drive

Capacity

248.6 cc / 15.2 cu in
Bore x Stroke 74 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Cooling System Air cooled

Induction

Dell'orto VHB29 mm carburetor

Ignition

50W alternator with electronic rectifier and regulator

Battery

6V 12Ah

Starting

Kick
Clutch Oil bath, multi-plate

Transmission

5 Speed

Final Drive

Chain

Frame

Single downtube, open frame with large diameter backbone tube

Front Suspension

Hydraulic forks

Rear Suspension

Dual shocks swingarm

Front Brakes

Drum, 4-shoe

Rear Brakes

Drum

Front Tyre

3.25-18

Rear Tyre

3.50-18

Wheelbase

1346 mm / 53 in

Dry Weight

127 kg / 282 lbs

The 1971 Ducati 250 Desmo sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder desmodromic powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
It also comes with a chromed exhaust system, a steel frame, a telescopic front fork, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a single seat, laced wheels, a small headlight, an analogue instrumentation panel, narrow handlebars and a drum braking system.