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1953 MV Agusta Ovunque

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Post Sale Update: After 24 bids on eBay, this MV Agusta Ovunque sold for $5,100. The MV Agusta Ovunque was one of the few modest bikes MV produced to help fund their impressive racing aspirations. Like Ferrari today, consumer models helped propel the parent Italian company to several world championships – 37 of them, in MV’s case.

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1 of 150 – Ducati 999S Team USA Replica

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Post-Sale Update: After 11 bids on eBay, this Ducati 999S Team USA did not meet reserve at $11,600. The Ducati 999S Team USA was a very limited edition of the Italian firm’s superbike of the time. Built to commemorate Ducati’s participation in the AMA, this bike was unfortunately nothing more than a cosmetic package built surprisingly around the S, and not …

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2006 Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE Sport Classic

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Post-Listing Update: After 20 bids on eBay, this Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE Sport Classic did not meet reserve at $20,000. Inspired by Ducati’s race bikes of the 70s, the Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE is a beautiful limited edition and one of the most desirable modern classics to ever come out of Ducati’s factory.

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1 of 100 – 2007 Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition

In Italy, Sport by Abhi5 Comments

Post Sale Update: This Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition did not get any action, though the BIN was lowered to $22,750. In 2007, Ducati released a limited edition of just 100 bikes, only in North America. The Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition is one of the rarest Ducatis made in recent history, and combines modern tech with traditionally-inspired design. Specifically …

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1970 Ducati 450 Scrambler

In Dual-Sport, Italy by Abhi3 Comments

Post-Sale Update: This Ducati 450 Scrambler sold for $6,650. Two yellow Ducs in a row! The Ducati 450 Scrambler was a popular bike in the 60s and 70s, and was the biggest engine available in the Scrambler line. The 450 model was also known in the US as the Jupiter, and was an Enduro before the term arguably gained popularity. …

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1967 Ducati Monza 250

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8/24 Update: Though the last auction reports the bike was sold at $5,000, it seems this Ducati Monza has been relisted. Find the new auction here on eBay. The Ducati Monza is the most common of the 250 singles from the Italian manufacturer, though in Ducati’s case, “common” is a relative term. Some Ducatistas thumb their noses as the narrowcase …

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1998 Bimota Mantra DB3

In Italy, Standard by Abhi8 Comments

Post Sale Update: This Bimota Mantra DB3 did not meet reserve at $7,000.01, having attracted 11 bids. The Bimota Mantra, to put it bluntly, is probably the ugliest motorcycle to come out of the Rimini company’s doors. With that said, we love that they took a chance – you may never see a bike that looks like this again.

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1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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Post Sale Update: After 17 bids on eBay, this Moto Guzzi V7 Sport sold for $12,883. The Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is still one of the most famous Guzzis ever made. Produced in small numbers (about 3,500) for only three years, it represented a change in focus for the firm. After years of truck-like bikes such as the Ambassador and …

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1955 FB Mondial 200 Super Sport

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Post Sale Update: After 9 bids on eBay, this FB Mondial 200 SS sold for $6,375. The FB Mondial 200 SS (also known as the Super Sport) was one of the few street bikes developed by the niche Italian manufacturer. Specializing in high performance, small displacement bikes, FB Mondial hand built most of their motorcycles, resulting in production numbers between …

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2009 Bimota DB7

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Post Sale Update: This Bimota DB7 sold for $20,000 on eBay. The Bimota DB7 continues the Italian company’s ethos of building exquisite frames and bodywork around existing high-performance engines. The first letter of the model name clues you in as to where the engine came from – the “D” in DB7 stands for Ducati.

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Last of the Breed – 1982 Ducati 900SS

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Post-Sale Update: After 34 bids on eBay, this bike sold for $32,500! The Ducati 900SS was built as a sportier version of the 860GT, it was designed to evoke a similarity to the classic 750SS Desmo. Unfortunately, bikes like the Mike Hailwood Replica were more in demand, relegating the 900SS to commercial mediocrity.

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1 of 50: 2003 Moto Guzzi LeMans Rosso Corsa

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Post Sale Update: This Moto Guzzi LeMans Rosso Corsa failed to get any bids on eBay at a starting bid of $6,500. The Moto Guzzi LeMans Rosso Corsa is a rare version of an already rare bike. Only 50 of the Rosso Corsa editions were brought to the United States. Based on the previous generation of the venerable LeMans, this …