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Ducati Multistrada 1200: Shrink the globe on a bulletproof bike

New colours, tyres for road and off-road travel Accessories designed for the less-beaten track Cutting-edge performance, active safety BORGO PANIGALE, Bologna – Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 Enduro, the bikemaker says, is now even more of a globetrotter thanks to the introduction of a Pro version. “The trail-blazing spirit of this the most venturesome Multistrada,” Ducati says, “now reaches… Continue reading Ducati Multistrada 1200: Shrink the globe on a bulletproof bike

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Ducati bullet-bikes added to Italian Carabinieri arsenal

Ducati ‘Stradas ride in for G7 talks security Former 1200 tourers ‘fitted for weaponry ‘Corps can now rely on the pinnacle of two-wheelers’ TAORMINA, Italy – Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 S and Multistrada 1200 Enduro have now officially joined Italy’s Carabinieri Corps’ fleet with their debut at the 2017 G7 summit here over May 26/27. The… Continue reading Ducati bullet-bikes added to Italian Carabinieri arsenal

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Ducati XDiavel wins world’s oldest design award

Ducati wins Good Design Award 2016 World’s oldest prize for design excellence XDiavel confirms status as style and design icon BORGO PANIGALE, Italy – Ducati’s XDiavel motorcycle has won another international design competition – this time the European Red Dot Award. It’s  the Good Design award, first awarded as the world’s oldest prize dedicated to the most… Continue reading Ducati XDiavel wins world’s oldest design award

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Showrooms at last – here comes Ducati Multistrada 950

 New Multistrada 950 arrives in Ducati dealerships   Customised accessory packages available  Dedicated Strada clothing range LONDON, England- Ducati dealers across Britain and Ireland will this week take delivery of the much-anticipated Multistrada 950, the newest (Jan 2017) model in the Multistrada family,/ “The machine,” Ducat says, “will add accessibility and versatility without losing the renowned Ducati… Continue reading Showrooms at last – here comes Ducati Multistrada 950

HIGHWAYS AND BACKROADS: The route of the Multistrada world ride. Image: Ducati / Newspress
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Ultimate bike test: Around the world on Ducati Multistrada

Last of seven globetrotters reaches Ducati factory in Italy Ducati-symbolic sites en route visited by riders Six-month, 30 000km, ride now part of Ducati history BACK IN BORGO PANIGALE: Long-distance rider Timo Schäfer back at the Ducati factory, the final rider in a team of seven that carried the baton he is holding around the world on… Continue reading Ultimate bike test: Around the world on Ducati Multistrada

Ducati Supersport Image: Newspress/Ducati
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Delicious Ducati takes Eicma ‘best in show’

12 appearances, eight wins, at Eicma 31% of show/site voters said ‘Ducati’ ‘Sport bike for everyday use, too MILAN, Italy – The Ducati SuperSport has been declared the most beautiful bike of the 2016 Eicma motorcycle show – for the eighth time. This year’s (2016) event was the 74th, a five-day extravaganza of bikes and… Continue reading Delicious Ducati takes Eicma ‘best in show’

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First look: New Ducati Supersport for Intermot

Sneak peeks at Ducati 2017 range Euro 4 emissions for Diavel and Monster 821 More features for Ducati 1299 Panigale and Panigale S BORGO PANGALE, Italy – On the eve of Intermot 2016, to be held in Cologne, Germany, from October 5-9, bikemaker Ducati has previewed some of the latest developments for 2017 and confirmed… Continue reading First look: New Ducati Supersport for Intermot

DUCATI MUSEUM: Image: Newspress/Ducati
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90 years on comes a renewed Ducati museum

BORGO PANIGALE, Italy – The Ducati Museum in this suburb of Bologna has been fully renovated to celebrate the bikemaker’s 90th anniversary and was opened with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in attendance. Ducati’s CEO, Claudio Domenicali,  welcomed the premier, as well as the president of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, Stefano Bonaccini, and Virginio Merola, the… Continue reading 90 years on comes a renewed Ducati museum

Ducati XDiavel. Image: Ducati UIS/Newspress
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Ducati’s XDiavel raises hell in US bikers’ heaven

Ducati with XDiavel at epic US biking event World debut for Sands-built, XDiavel-based, concept Italian bike style mates with American motorcycling STURGIS, South Dakota – Ducati and its new XDiavel took part in the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (August 5-14) at Sturgis, South Dakota,, the largest and most outrageous motorcycle rally in the USA.… Continue reading Ducati’s XDiavel raises hell in US bikers’ heaven

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Ducati Scrambler specials are top ladies of Verona

DUCATI PEACE-SIXTY2: It’s based on the new Sixty2 but ‘with an even racier feel than the original’. Image: Ducati Mot: orcycles BORGO PANIGALE, Bologna, Italy – The Land of Joy was at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona in Italy from January 22-24 with three Ducati Scrambler-based customised specials, Peace Sixty2, Revolution and Artika. Following the Ducati… Continue reading Ducati Scrambler specials are top ladies of Verona