stefano venier reworks ducati pantah to sputafuoco motorcycle
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nov 05, 2013
stefano venier reworks ducati pantah to sputafuoco motorcycle

stefano venier reworks ducati pantah to sputafuoco motorcycle
image © donatello trevisiol
all images courtesy of stefano venier




transforming an original ducati pantah, the ‘sputafuoco’, meaning ‘fire-breathing’ designed by stefano venier is a small cagiva ala azzurra 350cc from 1984. the motorcycle contains a small engine, but is still able to give the sensation of driving a really fast bike. following a strong, elegant line the repurposed sides from the ducati pantah TL and tank are fitted with a customized aluminum gas cap. the installed front light was taken from a vintage moto guzzi, with the fenders, seat and brackets all hand-made. other pieces were re-appropriated from a benelli 354 such as the handlebar, new lighting fixtures and a speedometer where also added.



the ‘sputafuoco’ is based on the original design of the ducati pantah
image © donatello trevisiol



the small cagiva ala azzurra 350cc, from 1984
image © donatello trevisiol



side view of the ‘fire breathing’ bike that gives the sensation of driving a really fast
image © donatello trevisiol



new lighting fixtures and a speedometer where added to the ‘sputafuoco’
image © donatello trevisiol



side view
image © donatello trevisiol



front view
image © donatello trevisiol



rear view
image © donatello trevisiol



overview of the handlebars that came from a benelli 354
image © donatello trevisiol



image © donatello trevisiol



detail of the mechanics
image © donatello trevisiol



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