Ducati 350 Mark 3 Desmo

Desmodromic valve actuation came to the street in 1967 with the Ducati 350 Mark 3 Desmo.

Right side Ducati
With desmo actuation, Taglioniís single could cleanly rev to 12,500rpm, and in 1956 the 125cc works racer took the win in its debut at the Swedish GP.
Photo By Jeff Barger