This next car comes as a tip from Hugh who writes: This is a pretty amazing bike, a Ducati tuned to be slow and reliable for the Swiss army. Cheap too! Find this 1972 Ducati Condor A350 Swiss Military Motorcycle offered for $3,500 here on eBay buy-it-now in Middletown, RI.
From the seller:
1973 Ducati Condor A350 Swiss Military Motorcycle. Way cooler than all the other Ducatis in your garage. Sure to make you the envy of all the other 916 owners at your local Italian bike night or Cars & Coffee. Think of it as a Ducati 350 “Widecase” with a rubber-mounted engine, quiet exhaust, and built-in cradles to mount two SIG 57 rifles (armaments obviously NOT included).
Lovingly unrestored and replete with original Swiss military reservist paint touch-ups. Surface patina for days, but no obvious drips, leaks, bad seals, or other mechanical faults. Starts cold on first kick, shifts better than my old Honda, and the Grimeca brakes work great. Working lights and horn, decent Metzler rubber. Speedo works, but reads 10 km/h at a standstill, and I’m thusly suspicious of the displayed 1688km mileage shown..
New 6-volt battery. Recent fuel system service (rebuilt Dell’Orto carburetor, rebuilt petcock, flushed fuel tank). Complete with original tool kit, spares kit, original-issue goggles, original-issue lock etc., plus whatever vaguely vintage Condor A350 kit we have laying around. The original rubber straps for the rear luggage rack and battery hold-down are included, but not serviceable.
To be sold with bill-of-sale only (no current registration), but all of the original importation documentation and customs brokerage forms will be included. As-Is, Where-Is. Buyer responsible for pick-up and shipping.
Condition: Used Year: 1972
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 084554340 Mileage: 1688
Sub Model (Optional): A350 Exterior Color: Olive Drab
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine Size (cc): 350
Make: Ducati Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
For Sale By: Private Seller
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