‘The first V-twin’

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Feature -

“The GT was Du­cati’s re­sponse to the Ja­panese multi-cylin­der bikes and was de­signed by Taglioni along­side the V-twin race bikes. The firm’s first road V-twin, it used a bevel drive and af­ter the suc­cess of Paul Smart in 1972 at Imola led to the 1973 Du­cati 750 Su­per­sport, which was the first desmo-pow­ered street bike.” En­gine V-twin, air-cooled 4-stroke, 2-valves, 748cc Power 60bhp @ 8000rpm Weight 185kg

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