1973 Ducati 350

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Highlights

  • Fully restored to its original condition
  • Engine completely overhauled by the Twin Passion workshop in Chartres
  • Original Borrani wheels tightened
  • New Hagon shock absorbers
  • Complete restoration documented with invoices and photos

The Appeal

The 1973 Ducati 350 Desmo is a classic motorbike that embodies the spirit of Italian engineering and design. Its signature Desmodromic valve system guarantees superior performance and reliability, despite the bike's sleek, elegant proportions.

This particular example has been meticulously restored to its original glory, with every component receiving the necessary attention. The engine has been fully overhauled by the renowned Twin Passion workshop in Chartres, ensuring that it runs as smoothly as it did in its glory days.

The restoration process has been carefully documented with invoices and photos, providing a clear history of the work carried out. This is a fantastic opportunity to own a piece of Italian motorbike history, restored to a high standard and ready to be enjoyed by its future owner.



The History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1973
  • In the hands of its current owner for many years
  • Stored in a covered garage for a long time
  • Fully restored with all restoration invoices and photos available
  • The registration document is in the name of the current owner
  • Currently reads 14,245 km on a five-digit odometer



The Condition

  • The engine has been fully restored with new components:
  • Piston
  • Valves
  • Connecting rod
  • Seals and bearings
  • Screws
  • 6v electronic ignition
  • Alternator
  • Wiring harness
  • Gearbox sprockets
  • Exhaust
  • The cycle parts have been fully restored with :
  • Epoxy-painted sandblasted frame
  • Treated RESTOM tank
  • Tightened original Borrani wheels
  • New tyres
  • Drained forks with new seals
  • Complete new paintwork
  • New Hagon shock absorbers
  • New chain kit
  • New headlight
  • New tachometer
  • As a result, everything appears to be in excellent condition with little or no sign of significant wear.

The Mechanics

  • 350cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine
  • 5-speed transmission
  • No mechanical problems have been reported to us
  • We understand that everything works perfectly
  • The bike seems to run very well on SP98 fuel



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Auction Details
  • Year 1973
  • Make Ducati
  • Model 350
  • Colour Yellow
  • Mileage 14,245 Kilometres
  • Engine size 350
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Chartres
  • Country France
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