The never-raced 500GP

The never-raced 500GP


Never-raced 500GP prototype

By Chris Newbigging -

Custom & modified bikes

 04 July 2007 14:31

THE Ducati motorcycle heritage stand at World Ducati Week, exhibited a 1970’s 500GP prototype that never made it to a racing grid.  

The 90-degree air cooled v-twin used the tried and tested desmodromic valve system, but couldn’t compete with the multi-cylinder bikes.