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A virtual tour of the classic motorcycle collection on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Ala.


1965 Ducati 160 Monza Jr.

1965 Ducati 160 Monza Jr.

1965 Ducati 160 Monza Jr.

Country: Italy
Engine: Air-cooled single cylinder four stroke
Ignition: Battery and coil
Power Rating: 8bhp @ 7,500rpm
Bore x Stroke: 62 x 52mm
Displacement: 156cc
Valves: Single overhead cam, shaft and bevel driven
Fuel System: Single Dell'Orto 22mm carburetor
Transmission: Four speed
Suspension: Front telescopic forks, rear twin shock
Brakes: Front and rear drum
Weight: 245lb
Top Speed: 65mph

1965 Ducati 160 Monza Jr.

To try to compete with Honda's new CB/CL 160 models, Ducati enlarged the motor on their existing 125 to 160cc. Using the "Monza" name implied that this model was a smaller, junior, version of their popular 250cc sports model.