Articles Posted in the " Ducati Cucciolo " Category

  • 1950s Ducati Gran Sport | Motorcycle History

    1950s Ducati Gran Sport | Motorcycle History

    Ducati Marianna Era

    With sales of the 1946-1958 Ducati Cucciolo booming, Ducati turned its attention to racing. It was with the Gran Sport motorcycles – affectionately called the Ducati Marianna – that Ducati began its racing success. The Ducati Marianna immediately became unbeatable, rendering the name Ducati synonymous with victory in the racing world.


  • 1946-1958 Ducati Cucciolo | Motorcycle History

    1946-1958 Ducati Cucciolo | Motorcycle History

    Ducati Cucciolo Era

    In 1946, with the end of World War II (WWII), Italy had little money and a desperate need for transportation – a combination of circumstances that made the Ducati "Cucciolo" (little puppy) just the right invention at the just the right time. Advertised with a catchy jingle heard on radios throughout Italy – the Ducati Cucciolo was a major success that contributed to the advent of mass motorcycling in Italy.


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