A virtual tour of the classic motorcycle collection on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Ala.
1982 Ducati Darmah
Engine: Air-cooled 90-degree V-twin, 4-stroke
Power Rating: 68 bhp @7,000rpm
Bore x Stroke: 86 x 74.4mm
Valves: Overhead single camshaft, driven by shaft & bevel gears, desmodromic valve operation
Fuel System: Twin Del'Orto 40mm carburetors
Suspension: Front telescopic forks, rear twin shock
Brakes: Front and rear Brembo discs
Top Speed: 113mph
The Darmah offered features such as electric start, air cleaners, quiet exhaust, Nippon Denso instruments and switch gear, Bosch quartz headlamp, etc. This resulted in a very reliable, civilized machine that retained the fabulous V-twin motor and race-bred chassis. The Darmahs were produced from 1977 to 1983.