Ducati 175 Formula 3 (1959-62)

The Ducati 175 Formula 3 motorcycle was produced from 1959 to 1962. It has a four-stroke, single-cylinder engine with shaft and bevel gear drive and two valves per cylinder, producing a maximum power of 11.9 kW or 16hp at 9000 rpm. The capacity is 174.5 cc or 10.6 cu in, with a bore x stroke of 62 x 57.8 mm and a compression ratio of 8.5:1. The bike uses a Dell’Orto SS1 22.5A carburetor for induction, battery and coil ignition, and a four-speed transmission with chain final drive. The chassis is designed with a single cradle tubular frame, hydraulic telescopic fork front suspension, and swingarm dual shock rear suspension. The front and rear brakes are drum brakes, with a front tire size of 2.50 -18 and the rear tire size of 2.75 -18. The bike is started with a kick.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Ducati 175 Formula 3

Year: 1959 – 62

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, shaft and bevel gear driven, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 174.5 cc / 10.6 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 62 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: Dell’Orto SS1 22.5A carburetor
Ignition: Battery and coil
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 11.9 kW / 16 hp @ 9000 rpm
Clutch: Multi wet plate, wet
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Single cradle tubular frame
Front Suspension: Hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Swingarm, dual shocks

Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 2.50 -18
Rear Tyre: 2.75 -18

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