2006 Ducati Paul Smart 1000

SOLD FOR: $21,507

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on November 8, 2022

Winner: pmgts

Winning Bid: $20,100
Buyer Fee: $1,407
Total: $21,507

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this Ducati Paul Smart. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Though Ducati had been manufacturing motorcycles for several decades, it was Paul Smart’s victory at the 1972 Imola 200 that really put the boutique marque on the map as a bonafide competitor in the racing world. The legendary British pilot won the event competing aboard what eventually became the iconic 750SS. Thirty four years after Smart’s win at Imola, Ducati released a range of retro-themed bikes celebrating the Bologna firm’s classic bevel-drive twins. The most interesting — and popular — of the Pierre Terblanche-designed modern retros was possibly the Paul Smart 1000 LE.

At the heart of the PS1KLE was an air-cooled, 992cc, electronic ignition (dual spark), 90-degree, desmo twin that was good for a claimed 92 hp (at 8,000rpm) and 67.3 ft-lbs of torque (at 6,000 rpm). Other amenities included a wet clutch and a six-speed transmission. Housing the engine was Ducati’s trademark tubular trellis chassis adorned in the iconic “green frame” green. The green frame was complemented via a matching tubular swing-arm, and top-shelf, fully-adjustable Ohlins suspension fore and aft. Braking duties were bestowed upon high-end Brembo units, too.

The Paul Smart bike was much more of a tribute than a replica, however, the model was brimming with small visual nods to Smart’s original 750 Desmo racer. On top of the aforementioned green frame, the machine also got a cafe humped tail, matching tank and half-fairing all adorned in a silver flake paint job. Upon their initial release in ’06, the Paul Smart 1000 LE became an instant collector’s piece and fetched well above their original MSRP. With only 2,000 units produced worldwide over its single year of production, these exclusive two-wheelers are highly sought after by collectors and connoisseurs alike.

This example is VIN: ZDM1WABP56B001004. The seller is the original owner, he purchased it new in 2006 from Peninsula Ducati (now called The Motor Cafe).

The odometer shows 8,005 miles.

Maintenance:
In April 2022, the seller had us install new belts, belt tensioners, spark plugs, air filter, battery, and center stand. We also changed the oil/filter, and checked/adjusted valve clearances:

Horizontal Cylinder:
Exhaust: Open .12 = Ok; Close: .02 = Ok
Intake: Open .10 = Ok; Close: .02 = Ok

Vertical Cylinder:
Exhaust: Open.10 = Ok; Close: .05 = Ok
Intake: Open.12 = Ok; Close: .02 = Ok

He also had us clean/adjust/lubricate the chain, flush the brake fluid, flush the clutch fluid, clean and detail the wheels, detail the frame and engine, and install new Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tires with date codes of 2921 and 3921.

The bike has been ridden six miles since that work was performed.

Modifications:
OEM Ducati full lower fairings. The sale includes the original lower fairings.

OEM Ducati high windscreen. The sale includes the original windscreen.

OEM Ducati comfort seat. The sale includes the original seat.

OEM Ducati center stand.

Frame-mounted handle to help with getting the bike on the center stand.

Termignoni slip-on exhuast.

Carbon fiber rear wheel hugger.

Clear timing belt cover.

Rizoma open clutch cover.

Ducati-branded tank protector.

Battery tender lead.

Extras:
The sale includes the stock windscreen, side covers, and seat. It also includes a Ducati Sport Classic cover.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:



Inside of the tank:

The sale includes two black keys and the red key.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Ducati is offered on a clean California title with registration current through December 2022.

Have any Paul Smart 1000LE stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

2006

Make

Ducati

Model

Paul Smart 1000LE

Mileage

8,005

VIN

ZDM1WABP56B001004

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

California

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/ZDM1WABP56B001004.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 25

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: pmgts

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
pmgts November 8, 2022 12:02 pm $20,100
Sixred November 8, 2022 12:02 pm $20,000 Auto
Sixred November 8, 2022 12:00 pm $19,900
pmgts November 8, 2022 12:00 pm $19,800 Auto
pmgts November 8, 2022 12:00 pm $19,600
Sixred November 8, 2022 12:00 pm $19,500 Auto
Sixred November 8, 2022 11:59 am $19,100
pmgts November 8, 2022 11:59 am $19,000 Auto
pmgts November 8, 2022 11:59 am $18,800
Alpha November 8, 2022 11:59 am $18,700 Auto
Alpha November 8, 2022 11:55 am $18,600
GregorioReding November 8, 2022 11:55 am $18,500 Auto
Alpha November 8, 2022 11:55 am $18,400
GregorioReding November 8, 2022 11:55 am $18,300 Auto
Alpha November 8, 2022 11:55 am $18,200
GregorioReding November 8, 2022 7:36 am $18,100
Sixred November 8, 2022 7:36 am $18,000 Auto
Sixred November 8, 2022 7:16 am $17,100
GregorioReding November 8, 2022 7:16 am $17,000 Auto
GregorioReding November 8, 2022 7:09 am $15,100
Sixred November 1, 2022 7:04 pm $15,000 Reserve
Jfishfl November 1, 2022 7:04 pm $12,000 Auto
Jfishfl November 1, 2022 9:11 am $10,100 Auto
AChen November 1, 2022 9:11 am $10,000
Jfishfl November 1, 2022 9:08 am $1
Auction started November 1, 2022 7:47 am
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