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Located at the Factory headquarters, the 1000 Ducati Museum highlights 50 of racetracks heritage.

The Ducati opened on June 12, 1998, the first annual WDW (World Week), and was officially inaugurated on 16th later that The Museum has preserved over a century of Ducati racing and also the history of the company it produced motorcycles) founded by the brothers in 1926.

From the Cucciolo to the more recent with the Desmosedici, the museum is around an illuminated racetrack hosts 33 legendary motorcycles a special spectator area in a gigantic red helmet.

Adjacent to the is a set of seven thematically organized . prepared by Livio Lodi, of the Museum, which highlight the and emotions that have Ducati into a success.

It is a true product of our time . Livio Lodi through older generations of Ducatisti can the splendor of an age that seems to disappeared, while the younger can discover the importance of Ducati’s and rich history. Finally, a dream has come true for all of who love the ‘red’ of Borgo

The planning and design of the museum entrusted to architects Pietrogrande and with Studio Associates, and was carried out by ICET.


the end of World War II, Italy found with little money and a need for transportation.

The inexpensive moped arrives providentially on the on 1946 .

Designed during the war by two Motociclismo magazine freelancers lawyer Aldo Farinelli and his engineer Enzo Furio the Cucciolo, with its two-speed was able to carry two passengers and the steep hills so common in Moreover, being a four-… overhead valves!) it could 100 kilometers with just a of petrol without dirtying the plugs. Other mopeds, all two-strokes, consumed greater of petrol and had spark plugs frequently needed cleaning.

The Cucciolo was not simply a popular for use around town. It also won in and sport competitions, including the kilometer Paris-Tokyo ride in and the world speed records at in 1950. The Cucciolo won on the circuit at and many other racetracks in the including the Six Day International off-road in 1951 with Tamarozzi.

let us not overlook the Cucciolo’s other achievement — that of Ducati into the motorcycling


The 100 and 125 Sport motorcycles represent in Ducati history, forerunners of sporting and commercial successes. In it was with the Gran Sport — affectionately called the — that Ducati its racing success.


production models represent the of Ducati singles, motorcycles by a single camshaft driven by gears. A direct descendent of the family, the 250 and 350 versions of the wide-case were first produced in the of 1968, with the 450 added the year. The performance and elegant of the bikes immediately caught the of enthusiasts worldwide.


The of the first multi-cylinder Ducati engine was in the early 1970s, in the of engineer Taglioni’s groundbreaking 90-degree V-twin design, a radical change of direction at the Ducati was now on the path to its present in sportbike engineering.

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Until this moment, the capacity Ducati motorcycle yet had been a 450 single.

The advent of the V-twin range — in prototype form via the 500cc Prix bikes which in 1971- not only established credentials as a big-bike manufacturer, it set a benchmark of technical merit.


as a 500 in 1979, the Pantah engine was and created by engineers Fabio and Gian Luigi Mengoli. It the basis of Ducati production and program for years to come. So was the design that it was still in throughout the 1980s. Derived the four-valve Armaroli 500cc Prix engine of 1973, the single overhead camshaft used a toothed belt drive instead of the earlier

Other important technical were the racing-inspired 60 included angle and the forged one-piece These features improved the reliability and made the design suitable for competition.


Ducati history will be linked with the World Championship simply because Ducati there may never been a World Superbike in the first place. When the began in 1988, Ducati was a part of the new World Championship and one of only two European manufacturers against the mighty powers of It was also the only twin-cylinder


As predicted, after an dream like season the Desmosedici has won the hearts of new and old lovers of This new room created in its was inaugurated during World Week 2004.

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