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DUCATI 250 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 11
First production year: 1961
 

1972 - 1973

The 1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler had standard fittings such as a hydraulic telescopic front fork, the dual shock absorber rear suspension, a steel frame, a chromed exhaust system, drum brakes in the front and in the rear, a single seat an analogue instrumentation panel and a small, round headlight. In the engine department, it came equipped with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, desmodromic single...




 

1971 - 1972

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.




 

1970 - 1971

The 1970 Ducati 250 Mark 3D Desmo had, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and could produce a claimed 28 horsepower at 8500 rpm. Also, it had fittings 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 ...




 

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 suspensio...




 

1968 - 1972

The 1968 Ducati 250 Monza was inspired by the 250 F3 Racer rode by Franco Villa in official races. It had, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder desmodromic engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and could produce a claimed 21 horsepower at 7200 rpm. Also, it had standard features such as a drum braking system both in the front and in the rear, pull-back ...




 

1967 - 1968

The 1967 Ducati 250 Diana Mark III has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 20 horsepower at 7750 rpm. Standard features include a hydraulic telescopic front fork, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a drum braking system both in the front and in the rear, a small headlight, a steel fra...




 

1964 - 1966

The 1966 MY Ducati 250 Mark 1 is a classic, middleweight machine that had features such as a hydraulic telescopic fork, dual shocks in the rear, front and rear drum brakes, a dual seat, a steel frame, laced wheels, a small, round headlight, clip-on handlebars and a chromed exhaust system. In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder desmodromic engine pa...




 

1964 - 1967

The 1964 Ducati 250 Diana sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder powerplant paired to a four-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 20 horsepower at 7750 rpm. Also, it comes with features such as a small, round headlight, a chromed exhaust system with dual mufflers, a center stand, laced wheels, drum brakes in the front as well as in the rear, analogue instrumenta...




 

1962 - 1964

The first Diana appeared in Europe as the Mach 1 and it was the fastest 250 single of this time. The Ducati 250 was a very popular bike, and for this reason, Ducati introduced in 1963 the Diana Mark 3 Super Spor. The 250 Mark 3 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, cc, single-cylinder powerplant mated to a four-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 19.5 horsepower at 8300...




 

1962 - 1963

The 1962 Ducati 250 Scrambler was one of the most sought after two-wheelers at its time, and had, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 249cc, single cylinder desmodromic engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission. Features worth mentioning for this machine would be the hydraulic telescopic front fork, the dual shock absorber rear suspension, a steel frame, a chromed exhaust system, d...




 

1961 - 1964

The horsepower output from the 250 Diana reaches 24 ponies and was capable of blasting off at a top speed of 85 mph. Eventually, the 250 Diana’s success spawned itself into a new model - the Mark 3 Super Sport - one that was more than adept at producing a stout 30 horsepower and mated to a five-speed transmission.