1974 Ducati 750 SS Corsa motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Ducati 750 SS


year: 1974 Ducati Model: Desmosedici €60000 Engine: SOHC V-twin Transmission: 5-Speeds Displacement: 748 L

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A 1974 Ducati 750 SS Corsa was to an auction by a private seller. The has an estimated price of € 40.000 € 60.000 and was prepared at Reparto Ducati with the help of Farne and is Carlo Saltarelli’s own 750 SS he campaigned as a privateer in both and 1975. The model was painted in 1974, then carrying number 43, and then repainted and red, carrying number 23.

The and engine numbers suggest machine left the factory as a and was up-rated to the competition specification in The comprehensive specification includes front forks, adjustable Marzocchi shocks, Scarab Veglia competition tachometer, handlebars, front oil cooler, exhaust, competition camshafts, Dell’Orto PHM 40-mm carburettors, clutch, lightweight pistons and rims.

Hit the jump for more information on the 750 SS Corsa’s history.


Ducati shook up the racing at Imola in 1972, when Smart and Bruno Spaggiari ran from world champion Agostini on the works MV Agusta to win the 200 and introduce the amazing 750-cc V-twin. Fastest lap was shared by Spaggiari and Agostini at 100.1

For 1973 Fabio Taglioni was the OK to build a new series of race to compete with the two-… s and Yamaha s. He revised the frame making it shorter and lighter to a more compact, more engine, and replaced the Marzocchi axle forks with axle type, to cure wobbles. This worked so that it was included in the 750 SS and 900 SS models their nine-year production.

By using the 86-mm pistons the 450 racer of 1970, Taglioni was to shorten the … and increase the rev by 1,000 rpm, to 10,200 To take advantage of the higher a new head was designed with angles of 60 degrees from the 80 degrees. Connecting rods and were machined out of solid and a dry clutch replaced the wet one; exhausts were now high-rise.

brakes were moved to a mount and made by Scarab to a pattern.

Ducati entered three for the 1973 Imola race, Bruno Spaggiari, Bruno and Mick Grant, and a 750 SS prototype, by Claudio Loigo. Spaggiari 2nd overall, with a 2nd place in the leg and 3rd in the second leg. Kneubueller set the lap but crashed, and Mick Grant out his clutch at the start.

Loigo 15th on the stock 750 SS.

In 1974 returned with the same finishing 8th in the first leg and retiring in the Time was against the 750, hadn’t had any more development, and in Spaggiari elected to manage the Paul Smart crashed and Uncini finished 21st.

Uncini went on to contest the Junior Italian Championship on 750 SS and won 15 of 21 races.

The bike on offer here was at Reparto Corse Ducati the help of Franco Farne and is Saltarelli’s own 750 SS which he campaigned as a in both 1974 and 1975. It was grey in 1974, then race number 43, and then white and red, carrying 23, as it is presented today.

The frame and numbers suggest this left the factory as a 750GT and was to the competition specification in period. The specification includes Marzocchi forks, adjustable rear shocks, Scarab brakes, competition tachometer, Tommaselli front oil cooler, competition competition camshafts, twin PHM 40-mm carburettors, lightweight lightweight pistons and Borrani

Race Results

1974 Magnani – Monza – 2nd place.

1974 Trofeo Campidoglio –

1974 Trofeo Kawasaki – – DNF.

1975 Trofeo Sud – Sicily, 31 August – 3rd Overall.

Gare Nazionale Al Santamonica, 31 – 1st Place in first race, 5th in

1975 Trofeo Magnani 14 September – 3rd place

1975 Magnani – Misano – 21 September – 3rd (1st place Franco Works rider, second with Suzuki).

1975 Championship 8 Hours – Mugello – 2nd in 750 cc Class (Carlo Saltarelli and Ermanno).

1975 Monza – 2nd Overall.

1975 Misano – 4 race – 1st in 750cc class and Bennini ); 2nd Overall.

1975 Magnani –Vallelunga – 18 October – 2nd in the race, 12th in final 3rd place as privateer (1st was Uncini, 2nd place Perugini, Works Ducati).

1975 Trofeo Sidam – – 4th Overall.

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