Most Expensive Motorcycles
1973 Ducati 750SS
US$137,000 When Paul Smart and Bruno Spaggiari scored their famous 1 2 victory at the Imola 200 in 1972, Ducatis V twin dynasty began.
Just over 400 of the resulting 750SS Green Frame street versions were produced in 1973 74, though how many have survived the ensuing 40 years is unclear. It didnt take long for attrition to thin the numbers as racers utilized the lusty horsepower delivered by the unique desmodromic valvetrain and massive 40mm carburetors. In the United States, the exploits of Cycles 750SS road racer, tuned by Phil Schilling and ridden by Cook Neilson, were detailed in the pages of the magazine, helping spread the word.