Ducati 48

 

 

 

Make Model.

Ducati 48

Year

1952 - 54

Engine

Four stroke, pullrod single cylinder

Capacity

48 cc / 2.9 cu in
Bore x Stroke 39 x 40 mm

Cooling System

Air cooled

Induction

Weber 14 mm

Starting

Kick

Max Power

1.1 kW / 1.5 hp @5500 rpm

Clutch

Wet, multiplate

Transmission

3-Speed

Final Drive

Chain
Frame Pressed steel

Front Suspension

Coils

Rear Suspension

Rigid, spring loaded saddle

Front Brakes

Drum

Rear Brakes

Drum

Front Wheel

1.75 x 24, Pirelli

Rear Wheel

1.75 x 24, Pirelli

Dry Weight

41 kg / 90 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

4 L / 1.1US gal / 0.9 Imp gal

Top Speed

50 km/h / 31 mph

Ducati supported Ugo Tamarozzi and Glauco Zitelli to set world speed records.  After the 49 th record, the Ducati 48 was born.

It had a pressed steel frame, parallelogram front fork and even a tyre pump