Ducati 65T

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Ducati 65T, 65TL, 65TS[1]
Manufacturer Ducati Meccanica S.p.A
Production 1952-1958
Predecessor 65 Sport
Class Standard
Engine Air-cooled single cylinder 4-stroke, 65.38 cc displacement, 44 mm ∅ x 43 mm, 8:1 compression
Top speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Power 2.5 hp @ 5,600 rpm
Transmission 3 speed
Suspension front telescopic fork, rear swingarm
Weight 65T and 65TL 59 kg (130 lb), 65TS 54 kg (119 lb) (dry)

The Ducati 65T, and the 65TL (Turismo Lusso) luxury version, were motorcycles manufactured by Ducati Meccanica S.p.A, from 1952 to 1958, coming out in the same year as the 98. The 65TS (Turismo Sport) appeared in 1955, ten pounds lighter, with a different gas tank, lower handlebars and dual seat.[2]


  1. ^ Falloon, Ian (2004), Standard Catalog of Ducati Motorcycles 1946-2005, Iola, WI: KP Books, pp. 11–12, ISBN 0-87349-714-7 
  2. ^ Walker, Mick (1997), Ducati Singles: All Two-And Four-Stroke Single-Cylinder Motorcycles, Including Mototrans - 1945 Onwards (2nd ed.), London: Osprey Pub Co, p. 194, ISBN 978-1-85532-717-7