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Ducati 750 Sport

Sport season

by Guy ‘Guido’ Allen, Nov 2020

We've seen a few examples of Ducati's iconic 1970s 750 Sport pop up on the market lately.

Values on these classics have risen inexorably in recent years, in part influenced by collector/investors moving into the motorcycle market generally and seeing several early Ducatis as good prospects.

ducati 750 sport

Bring a Trailer in February sold a 1973 model with 24,000km (above), complete with factory accessory fairing, for Au$60,000 (US$43,000, GB£33,200).

We've since been told of an exceptional example, with just 450 miles on the odo, is being negotiated in the region of Au$90,000 (US$64,000, GB£50,000).

Ducati 750 Sport

Iconic in the USA recently auctioned the example above. It sold for Au$37,400 (US$26,750, GB£20,700).

Ducati 750 Sport

Next is one listed on Trading Post (good way to hide it, we would have thought..). It claims to be one of a batch of 22 built for then NSW importer Norm Fraser back in 1974 along with a recorded history and complete restoration. It's on the market for Au$67,200 (US$48,100, GB£37,200).

Ducati 750 Sport

Another was sold by Shannons in Nov 2020, for Au$65,500 (US$45,600, GB£36,800). It was carrying an estimate of Au$38-44,000 (US$27-31,500, GB£21-24,300)

Ducati 750 Sport

Meanwhile Classic Two Wheels has just published a period test of the 750 Sport from 1974, along with a current classic expert view from Ian Falloon.

This was an important model in the history of the brand, as the interim step between the first L-twin road bike the 750 GT and its first super sports machine, the 750SS. The Sport was effectively a souped-up GT, running conventional valve springs (versus the desmodromics in the SS), a higher compression ratio and bigger Dellorto carburettors. Around 2000 were produced.

Falloon bevel twin guide

See Ian Falloon's books on the marque, including his bevel twin restoration guide (pictured).

And see his piece here on the early days of the model.


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