Ducati 85 Turismo / 85 Sport / 85 Bronco

 

 

 

Make Model.

Ducati 85 Turismo / 85 Sport . 85 Bronco

Year

85 Turismo & 85 Sport: 1958- 60
85 Bronco: 59 - 62

Engine

Four stroke, single cylinder, OHV, pushrod

Capacity

84.6 cc / 5.2 cu in
Bore x Stroke 45.5 x 52 mm
Compression Ratio 7.5:1

Cooling System

Air cooled

Induction

Dell'Orto ME15BS carburetor

Ignition

6V, 28 W generator

Starting

Kick

Max Power

85T & Bronco: 3.7 kW / 5 hp
85S: 4.1 kW / 5.5 hp

Transmission

85T & Bronco: 3-Speed
85S: 4-Speed

Final Drive

Chain
Frame Pressed steel

Front Suspension

Telescopic fork

Rear Suspension

Swingarm, dual shocks

Front Brakes

Drum, 116 x 25 mm

Rear Brakes

Drum, 116 x 25 mm

Front Tyre

2.50 x 17

Rear Tyre

2.50 x 17

Dry Weight

80 kg / 176 lbs

Top Speed

85T & Bronco: 70 km/h / 43 mph
85S: 76 km/h / 47 mph

Colours

85T: Red and white, red frame
85S: Silver and blue, blue frame
Bronco: Bronze and maroon

The 85 Turismo, the bike was, for all intents and purposes, a simple and economical machine that became known for its commuting and short-distance runs. It was powered by an 85 cc OHV single engine that was mated to a three-speed transmission.

Design-wise, the 85 Turismo was a stud on two wheels. To ensure its appeal despite the simple powertrain options, Ducati designed the bike with an ode to its more expensive SOHC counterparts.