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June 22, 2015

Ducati receives the Ferdinand Porsche award for technological innovation on the Multistrada 1200 S D|air

The University of Technology of Vienna (TU-Wien) has awarded the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S D|air with the prestigious prize named after Professor Ferdinand Porsche. This is the first time the honour, assigned every two years by the Viennese University for outstanding technological innovation in the automotive industry, has been awarded to a factory motorcycle. The new Multistrada was awarded because of its sophisticated safety features including semi-active suspension and airbag. Read the full article »


June 16, 2015

Book of the month: Racing the Gods – A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography

Paul Ritter's autobiography tells the story of the early days of Superbike racing. Ritter raced a Ducati 750SS and 900SS during the formative days of American Superbike racing. Paul shocked the racing community by winning the first AMA pro Superbike race he entered. His quick success, good nature, and competitive spirit made him one of racing's beloved characters. But the book is not just about a successful racing career, there is so much more in it. Read the full article »


May 31, 2015

Ducati Monster 821 and 1200S Stripe Models Released

For 2015 the Monster range has been extended with a new, exclusive version aimed at the most demanding motorcyclists: The Monster Stripe. Revealed at EICMA 2014, the new Monster Stripe is now available at Ducati Dealerships in 821 and 1200 S versions. The special version comes with an exclusive trim that includes custom two-tone paint, carbon parts and other Ducati Performance aftermarket parts. Read the full article »


May 19, 2015

Ducati Scrambler built by Radikal Chopper coming to the UK

The Ducati Scrambler, built by Andrea Radaelli of Radikal Chopper, winner of the EICMA Custom International Bike Show 2014, was presented at Deus Ex Machina in Milan. The custom Scrambler will be displayed at the Bike Shed event in London where the Radikal Chopper will be joined by other Ducati Scrambler inspired specials. The event runs form the 22 – 24 May at London’s Tobacco Dock where up to 150 custom motorcycles from the new wave custom scene will be on display. Read the full article »


May 7, 2015

Ducati Diavel Titanium in dealerships now

Ducati announced that the 162-hp Diavel Titanium is ready to hit the dealerships. Titanium, carbon fibre, top-quality finish and dedicated design plus billet components – all that for $32,590 (€28,740). You won’t see often a Diavel Titanium in the wild since Ducati will produce only 500 units of the custom power cruiser. The Titanium is more than a mere name and a couple of design upgrades, the limited edition bike is lighter than the base model. Read the full article »


May 3, 2015

Ducati Scrambler, 1299 Panigale and Multistrada DVT now available in America

Ducati’s most anticipated models are now available in North American showrooms. The all-new 2015 Ducati Scrambler, along with Ducati’s new 205 horsepower flagship Superbike is already out of the container while the Multistrada 1200 DVT will be rolling off the production line soon. These three bikes are the most significant additions to the Ducati family in years and rightly so. Click through for details. Read the full article »


March 22, 2015

Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories now available at the dealerships and online

The dedicated Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories line is now available at Ducati dealerships and at our online shop. The Scrambler has been conceived as nothing less than a lifestyle. A world of bikes, accessories and apparel, characterised by creativity and free expression where fun and shared thrills make it more special than ever. Just as it’s possible to choose a version of the bike, so everyone can now choose and purchase the accessories and apparel that best mirror its own personality. Read the full article »


February 17, 2015

Ducati Desmosedici GP15 unveiled

Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 MotoGP World Championship season, Ducati have presented the new Desmosedici GP15 prototype at a special event in Bologna, Italy. The riders of the team, Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone, helped unveil the new GP15 that will make its on-track debut at the Sepang 2 test before the end of the month. Read the full article »


December 9, 2014

2015 Ducati Scrambler production begins

Ducati has begun production of its new scrambler at the Bologna factory in Italy. In just six months time since the project was presented to Ducati employees, the bike has entered production. The new model is very important for Ducati since it is the first scrambler after the company stopped manufacturing scramblers 40 years ago. The first bikes off the line was greeted by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati, together with Silvano Fini, Manager of the Borgo Panigale plant. Read the full article »


December 8, 2014

Top 5 Most Popular Motorcycles of 2014

Motorcycles have no doubt been around for a long time. Available in many designs and brands, motorcycles are now very common around the world where they are used in different ways. Depending on functionality, you are bound to come across motorcycles designed for different purposes including long distance travel, cruising, sports (racing and off-road racing) and commuting. Read the full article »