Ducati Cucciolo

Ducati Cucciolo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Ducati Cucciolo was a 4-stroke clip-on engine conceived during and shortly after World War II by a Turin lawyer, Aldo Farinelli, and developed with a self-taught engineer, Aldo Leoni. During the war, Aldo Farinelli began working with the small Turinese firm Siata (Societa Italiana per Applicazioni Tecniche Auto-Aviatorie) with the idea of developing a small engine that could be mounted on a bicycle. Farinelli's and Leone's first prototype was running on the streets of Turin in Autumn of 1944. The yapping sound of the engine's short stubby exhaust inspired the name Cucciolo ("little puppy") for the motor. Weighing a little over 17 pounds (7.7 kg) and giving 180 miles per US gallon (77 km/l) when installed in a bicycle.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135845535
  • 9786135845532