Monday, 15 October 2012 23:49
Most "anniversary" vehicles tend to be little more than a few badges and some fancy embroidery — which is why we're so impressed with the Ducati Monster 20th Anniversary Motorcycle ($TBA). A recreation of the original model, it features a bronze-colored frame, a chromium-plated finish, a gold-finished Brembo braking system, and a vintage Ducati '86 logo on the tank, and current-generation technology that makes it a near-perfect marriage of old and new.
Monday, 02 July 2012 21:51
As sportbikes continue to shed weight and gain power, such improvements might reach a point of diminishing returns. The ruthless pursuit of acceleration and razor’s-edge handling could lead to such radical transformations that a bike becomes a soulless beast built only for statistical domination. Ducati was at a crossroads when updating its venerable 1198 superbike: Should the company embrace new technology and risk sacrificing the soul of the 1198, or should it stay with the tried-and-true foundation and keep its fan base happy? [Read More]
Monday, 30 April 2012 14:32
Most of the new motorcycles we've seen recently have been moving away from flashy chrome. The Ducati Diavel Cromo Motorcycle ($TBA) embraces it, with a chrome mirror-finished gas tank that contrasts with other gloss black parts. Of course, it's still a Ducati, so it's loaded with high-performance parts like a 162hp Testastretta 11° engine, Brembo brakes, 14-spoke, 17-inch wheels wrapped with Pirelli Diablo Rosso II rubber, three electronic riding modes, Ride-by-Wire and Ducati Traction Control technology, Marzoochi front forks, a Sachs rear suspension, and a hands-free ignition.
Saturday, 17 March 2012 14:00
The partnership between Ducati and Diesel began in early 2011, when the Italian denim label announced a sponsorship agreement with the Ducati team in MotoGP. That relationship has led to the unveiling of the special edition Monster Diesel motorcycle, based on the Monster 1100 Evo, featuring a two-valve, 100-horsepower engine with wet clutch and ABS. Priced at $13,795 USD, the Ducati Monster Diesel is scheduled to arrive at dealerships this summer. [See More]
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 16:58
Ducati's incredible new 1199 Panigale was just unveiled to the world's press in Milan,Italy this week.
The 195bhp, 190kg 1199 Panigale V-twin superbike has an all-new casty aluminium monocoque chassis and the first all-new Ducati engine in almost 25 years. Enjoy!
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