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1964 Famous Ducati Apollo
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Make:Famous Ducati
Start Year:1964
End Year:1964
Capacity:1256 cc
Bore Stroke:84.5mm x 56.0mm
Engine Configuration:V
Number of Cylinders:4
Engine Type:Four Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder:2
Valve Operation:Desmodromic
Power:74 Kw (99.2 Bhp or 100.6 Ps) @ 7000 rpm
Cooling:Air Cooled
Transmission:Chain Drive
Weight:271 Kg (597 lb)
Front Wheel:16
Rear Wheel:16
Front Brake:Drum
Rear Brake:Drum
Number Made:2
Notes:Built to the order of Berliner the US Ducati importer for possible sale to Police. The prototype had almost twice the power of the competing Harley but the tyres of the day werent up to the torque of the motor. Two were built but only one survives and may be seen in the Ducati Museum.

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