1977 Ducati 500SD, Sport Desmo, high performance version of GTL, non - bevel

1977 Ducati Other

Price: US $4,500.00
Item location: Whitestone, New York, United States
Make: Ducati
Model: Other
Year: 1977
Mileage: 9,007
VIN: DM500b 501224
Color: Red
Engine size: 500
Vehicle Title: Clear

For auction is a very rare 1977 Ducati 500SD.   It has the signature Ducati Desmodromic valve train which was designed by Dr. Fabio Taglioni to raise horsepower considerably over the standard 500 engine.  

This Motorcycle came stock from the Ducati factory with clip-ons. nbsp; rear sets and very high quality brakes and suspension of the era. nbsp; all of which are still present on this very sporty bike.

The bike runs really nice. has 150 PSI compression in each cylinder and will start up and idle and run with no issues.   Gearbox and clutch work fine.   You should be prepared to go through the bike and address the typical things when buying a bike that has been off the road for 20+ years(wear items and cleaning and adjustments).   If you choose to refinish the bike you could come out with a beautiful 70's era Desmo bike that is missing from most Ducati collections due to rarity and displayed at a couple of the more well known  and comprehensive motorcycle museums.  

Tach Gauge and the padded part of the seat are needed(the original seat would have covered the tool holder in the tail).    Fuel tank is clean inside. Please look at all of the photos before bidding and feel free to email questions.

comes with Bill of Sale only

will help coordinate with shipper buy buyer responsible for all shipping costs

The Speedometer and Odometer is in Km.   it shows 14494km which converts to about 9007 miles.

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