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Ducati to Launch Diesel Multistrada Granturismo

It would seem that the Audi acquisition of Ducati is paying off in mysterious ways. The Lamborghini-esque Superleggera Panigale model and a greater commitment to MotoGP racing were all likely payoffs from having the luxury car maker at the helm of Ducati. Now it seems that VW group technology of a different kind is to be […]

Ducati Gives the Diavel a Facelift

Ducati has revealed a face lifted version of its Diavel power cruiser at a VW event on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show.  The 2015 model incorporates a bunch of changes aimed at improving ergonomics and smoothing the power delivery.  To that end the Dual Spark Testastretta engine first seen in the revised Multistrada […]

Ducati Reveals Monster 1200

Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali used the EICMA press conference in Milan to unveil the new Ducati Monster 1200, the third generation of Ducati’s iconic naked model.

Hayden Hits the Front Row in Japan

He may only have 2 more races of his 5 year Ducati career to go but Nicky Hayden seems determined to go out on a high.  The Kentucky Kid put his Ducati GP13 on the front row for Sunday’s penultimate 2013 MotoGP at Motegi, Japan at times running at the front.

Ducati to Continue in World Superbikes Without Alstare

By mutual agreement, Ducati and Alstare have decided to terminate their partnership, which started in November 2012. Ducati and Team Alstare have reached the end of a very difficult season unable to achieve the desired results, despite the effort, commitment and resources applied by both parties.

Ducati Teases New Ultimate Monster

Ducati plans to unveil its full 2014 model range in just over a week but the company is already teasing Ducati fans with the invite to the November 4th Press conference during the EICMA show in Milan.

Ducati Does a Lamborghini with the 1199 Superleggera

Ducati is taking a page from Lamborghini’s playbook in introducing a new, expensive and limited edition model Panigale. Celebrating the Italian manufacturer’s commitment to performance technology and lightweight construction, Ducati now proudly introduces its latest limited edition dream model, the highly exclusive 1199 Superleggera.

Carlos Checa Announces His Retirement from Racing

As expected, on the eve of the final races of the 2013 World Superbike championship, taking place at the Andalusian track of Jerez de la Frontera, Carlos Checa, 2011 world champion with Ducati, has announced his retirement from the world of racing.

Carlos Checa to Hang Up his Leathers for Good

Carlos Checa is expected to formally announce his retirement from racing Saturday at a press conference at the final round of the World Superbike championship in Jerez, Spain.  Checa, who took the title in 2011, has been plagued by injury and poor performances on the Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike in its debut year.

Ducati Features in New Take on Iconic Monopoly Board Game

Hasbro’s all-new MONOPOLY Empire features Ducati among 22 of the world’s most prestigious brands, offering players a whole new gaming experience in which they buy and sell the best-known names in business (instead of property) to “take over the empire” and win.