One of my favorite modern interpretations of classic motorcycle styling the Ducati Sport Classics, has been dropped by the Italian motorcycle giant. The range which lasted only a few years has ceased production due to slow sales.
I can’t help but think that Ducati may have made this decision a little too soon. With the recent release of Cafe Racer TV in the states and the huge increase in Cafe Racer and old school styling Ducati may be missing out on the sales they were hoping for from the Sport Classics range in 2011.
For now though we and Ducati will just have to wait and see. If you happen to have purchased one of these bikes I wouldn’t be surprised if in the next 10 years you will see it’s value start to rise (especially those lucky few who snapped up a Paul Smart Sport 1000.