In 2007, Ducati released a limited edition of just 100 bikes exclusively for the North American market. 90 were sold in the US and the remaining 10 were sold to our northerly neighbors of Canada. That production number actually makes it one of the rarest Ducatis made in recent history, and I adore the combination of classic design with modern convenience and technology. The black and gold color scheme was chosen to remind you of another legendary Ducati – the ’78 Darmah 900SS. Does it work?
The bikes were delivered as monopostos, though I’m sure a few owners have swapped in the optional biposto seat from the base SportClassic for the occasional jaunt with a passenger. In addition to the paint, the Special Editions got a plaque on the triple tree that identified the specific number out of 100, and they also came with a single Ohlins shock in the rear. The package was rounded out with spoked wheels, Brembo brakes, and a twin muffler shotgun exhaust.
This example is #41 of 100 and it has 8,200 miles on the odometer. It’s being offered by the second owner, who notes that AMS Ducati Dallas recently performed a service that included an oil change, new tires, new fuel filter, and a replacement of all hydraulic brake lines. It’s got a tail tidy and the taillight has been replaced with an LED – both modifications look great but a collector’s bike like this should come with the original parts. While that is not mentioned in the listing, I’ve spoken directly with the seller and he confirms that they are included. The sale includes the owner’s manual, two black keys (regular keys, for non-Ducati owners), and 1 red key (the key used to program the ECU to accept new keys).
Find this Special Edition SportClassic for sale here on Craigslist in Dallas, Texas for $18,000.
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