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Segment: Clasic
Production years: 1969, 1970

The 1969 Ducati 250 Mark 3D Desmo is one of the first machines from Borgo Panigale to be equipped with a desmodromic engine, and was one of the most sought after machines in its time. It comes with features such as laced wheels, a dual seat, a round headlight, an analogue instrument cluster, a chromed exhaust system, a center stand, drum brakes in the front as well as in the rear and a suspension package composed of a hydraulic telescopic front fork and dual shocks in the rear.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 28 horsepower at 8500 rpm.

DUCATI 250 Mark 3D Desmo 1969-1970 2 Photos
DUCATI 250 Mark 3D Desmo (1969-1970)DUCATI 250 Mark 3D Desmo (1969-1970)

DUCATI 250 Mark 3D Desmo 249

engine specs
Type
air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, desmodromic
Displacement
249 cm3
Bore X Stroke
2.9x2.3 in OR 74 mm
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Horsepower
28/8500 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
29mm DellOrto carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
5-speed, manual
Clutch
wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
chain
chassis specs
Frame
steel
Front Suspension
hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear Suspension
dual shocks
Front Brake
drum
Rear Brake
drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
-
Overall Width
-
Seat Height
-
Weelbase
-
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
280 lbs OR 127 kg
Fuel Capacity
3.4 gallons OR 12.9 L
tyres specs
Front
3.50-18
Rear
3.50-18
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