1989 – DUCATI PASO 906
Introduced for 1989, the Paso 906 was a development of the preceding 750, one of the first models to emerge following Ducati’s take-over by the Castiglioni family’s Cagiva concern, and enjoyed a similarly improved level of equipment and build quality. The bigger Paso retained the same basic desmodromic V-twin engine architecture that had first appeared on the Pantah 500SL in 1979, but added water-cooling to the package. Like the 750, the 906 featured a square-tube frame, hidden beneath all-enveloping bodywork penned by Massimo Tamburini. Suspension on the 906 was by Marzocchi at both ends with brakes, as usual, supplyed by Brembo. The Paso was fitted with the then fashionable 16” wheels and enjoyed the benefit of a sixth speed in the gearbox.
Design: Massimo Tamburini
Provenience: CMM Collezione Motociclistica Milanese