1966 Ducati Diana Mark 3

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This 1966 Ducati Diana Mark 3 shows 3853 miles and is powered by a 249cc bevel drive single cylinder mated to a 5-speed transmission. Restored by a previous owner, the seller has added only 50 miles during eight years of ownership and reports that it runs and sounds great with all lights and controls in working order. Maintained by the sellers personal mechanic, there are no service records available but will come with clean Indiana title in the sellers name. Believed to have been previously restored, the paint and chrome finishes still appear to be in good condition. The seat, tires, and tank are all described to be in nice condition. It is believed that less than 4000 were built during a four-year production run with few surviving in street trim as many saw competition use. The 18″ wheels wear Michelin tires with a period tread and the rear shocks are adjustable. No records are available as the seller has had all work performed by a personal mechanic. 3853 miles are shown and believed to be correct, though no supporting documents are available. The large Veglia tachometer was unique to the Diana series and had an 8500 rpm redline. Power comes from a 249cc bevel-drive 4-stroke single cylinder mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. A case stamping is shown in the gallery below. The Mark 3 produced 30 horsepower and was the fastest 250cc street bike available when new. A Cycle World track test found that it was capable of a standing quarter mile in 16.5 seconds at 79.5mph and a top speed of 104mph that was faster than the contemporary Yamaha TD1 race bike.  

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