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First Ride: Ducati XDiavel

By Andy Downes Ducati XDiavel redefines cruiser market Ducati have redefined the cruiser market with the all-new XDiavel which offers feet-forward riding fans an altogether different experience from traditional rivals. MCN’s Senior Reporter Andy Downes has just got off the bike as one of the first journalists in the world to get to test the […]

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Ducati Sold 54,800 Bikes in 2015 – Another Record

Photo: Custom Ducati Scrambler Enduro from Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay By Jensen Beeler As expected from earlier sales reports, Ducati Motor Holding is posting a banner year for 2015. The Italian motorcycle maker says that it sold 54,800 bikes last year, a 9,683 unit (+22%) increase over the number of bikes sold in 2014. Helping break the 50,000 units barrier, […]

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Ducati Draxter Concept is Pure, Wonderful, Evil

After announcing three one-off Scrambler customs yesterday (the Artika, the Revolution and the Peace Sixty2), Ducati added another surprise for its Verona Motor Bike Expo stage with the draXter, a drag racing concept bike based on the XDiavel. Developed by the Ducati Design Center’s Advanced Design area, the draXter takes the XDiavel cruiser closer to […]

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Ducati XDiavel Cruiser is an Italian Road ‘Hog’

Imagine if Lamborghini made a muscle car. Now picture it on two wheels. That’s essentially what Ducati has done with its new XDiavel. The Lamborghini-owned motorcycle maker has put Harley-Davidson and Indian in its sights with a distinctly Italian take on the American cruiser bike. Related Image The XDiavel features the classic laid-back seating position, […]

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Testing Bosch’s Newest Multistrada ABS and Stability Control Systems

To test the ever-advancing state of the art, Bosch invited us to its proving ground near the Motor City to try the newest generation of electronics on the 2015 Ducati Multistrada S, which is equipped with the Combined Braking System (eCBS), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Rear Wheel Lift Control, and Ducati Traction Control (DTC). But […]

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Meet The New 2016 XDiavel

LOW SPEED EXCITEMENT Ducati enters the cruiser world and does so in its very own way, presenting a real cruiser but one that boasts the design, technical content and performance that is typical of Ducati bikes. The XDiavel is “low speed excitement”, where the relaxed low-speed riding is typical of the cruiser world, while the […]

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Meet The New 2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

Adventure Soul The first Ducati designed to take you anywhere. Born to travel and to be unstoppable on any type of terrain, the Multistrada 1200 Enduro is able to stand up to the stresses and strains of off-road riding,but also on any road you can imagine. A real globetrotter, just like you. Vehicle Hold Control: […]

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Meet The New 2016 Ducati 959 Panigale

The perfect balance The fine balance between performance and control that every supersport motorcycle strives to achieve reaches its pinnacle in the new 959 Panigale. All combined in a unique design, which hallmarks the bike as an immediately recognizable member of the Ducati Superbike family. Lightweight and ready to thrill, thanks to its new 955 […]

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Meet The New 2016 Ducati Hypermotard 939

Get hyped Fun has no limits. Powered by the new Testastretta 11° 113 hp engine and with Riding Mode technology, Power Modes and the Ducati Safety Pack with ABS and Traction Control, the Hypermotard 939 turns every road into safely controlled, two-wheeled delight. Combining handling, horsepower and enthusiasm, the Hypermotard 939 brings 100% enjoyment to […]

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Pikes Peak / Ducati Multistrada – MotoGeo Adventures

After riding the Ducati Multistrada from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs, Jamie Robinson now races to the clouds in the 93rd running of the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. #pikespeakadventure #ducatiracetotheclouds

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