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September 10, 2015

First teaser photo of the new Ducati Monster 1200R

Ducati is ready to launch the „most powerful naked ever”. The new Monster will be unveiled on Monday 14th September at 9 p.m. CET (4 p.m. EST) while the world press riding launch is set to take place at the end of the month. The bike will feature a more powerful engine, a sportier chassis and an advanced design, or at least that’s what Ducati says. At any rate it should be fun to look at and ride. Read the full article »

September 7, 2015

Ducati 899 Panigale receives Sports and Touring packs – video

Ducati have just announced two special packs for the 899 Panigale supersport bike to enhance the performance and practicality of the model. The Sport pack includes many carbon fibre and aluminium parts, making the bike lighter and more aggressive while the touring pack brings funcionality, making the 899 Panigale more comfortable on longer rides. The two packages are already available. Read the full article »

July 10, 2015

The Ducati „Ride a song” contest takes off

Ducati launches its Ride a Song contest and asks competition participants to propose the ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best “road trip” wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends. Read the full article »

July 1, 2015

First Ducati Scrambler dealership opens in Italy

Italy’s first Ducati Scrambler Camp opens in Padua, a dealership dedicated exclusively to the Ducati Scrambler and its Land of Joy. The Ducati Scrambler, already available in Ducati Dealerships all over the world from the start of 2015, now also has its own dedicated sales outlet. All four versions of the bike, along with accessories and apparel from the wide Ducati Scrambler range are available. Read the full article »

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 »