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Posted by Vicki Smith on January 7th, 2013 at 8:52 am

Ducati Factory assembly line video – historic – circa 1982

Every once in a while I come across something that really shows why Ducati is, well, Ducati.  This video was almost certainly filmed by Ducati themselves and includes priceless historic footage of the Ducati factory. Date of filming is unverified but based on the TT racers shown and the combination of belt drive and Bevel drive bikes being assembled, 1982 is an accurate guess. Lots of great footage of the factory floor, machining castings, heat treating, rocker arm chroming and assembly process used at the time when Ducati did almost everything in-house.  It’s in Italian with no subtitles, but the images are self  explanatory.