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2016 Ducati XDiavel S First Ride Review

2016 Ducati XDiavel S Editor Score: 90.5% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 13.5/15 Transmission/Clutch 8.5/10 Brakes 9.0/10 Instruments/Controls 5.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.5/10 Appearance/Quality 9.25/10 Desirability 9.25/10 Value 8.5/10 Overall Score 90.5/100 What do the Diavel and the XDiavel have in common? According to Ducati, aside from six letters in their names, only brakeRead More

Ducati Panigale Superleggera Quick-Ride Review + Video

Ducati’s Panigale is one of the most desirable sportbikes on the road today. Even the smallest Panigale, the new 959, is sexy and fast, and there’s plenty more where that comes from in the forms of the monstrously powered 1299 and wickedly exotic 1199R. But what do you do whenRead More

Ducati North America Sold Over 12,000 Motorcycles In 2015, Breaking Previous Record

Ducati North America had a record sales year in 2015, selling 12,132 total motorcycles in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This represents a 14.1% increase over the year prior. All three countries reached historical sales levels, with the United States at 9,674 units sold (up +10%) and northern neighborRead More

Look Whos Back: Stoner Tests Ducati Desmosedici

Casey Stoner made his first appearance as a test rider for Ducati, riding he 2015 edition of the Desmosedici at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit ahead of the official MotoGP test. Stoner signed on with Ducati last November after ending a similar test riding arrangement with Honda. The last time StonerRead More

Ducati Scrambler Peace Sixty2 Custom by Mr. Martini

Ducati revealed a special one-off Scrambler Sixty2 crafted by Italian builder Mr. Martini. The racy-looking Peace Sixty2 will be displayed at this weekend’s Verona Motor Bike Expo alongside two other customs, the Revolution and the Artika. Based on the 399cc Scrambler Sixty2, the Mr. Martini custom sports a ’60s-style fairingRead More

Ducati draXter Concept

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 takesRead More

Ducati Revolution Scrambler Sixty2 Custom by Officine Mermaid

Ducati revealed a bobber-style Scrambler Sixty2 by Milan-based builder Officine Mermaid. Displayed alongside the Peace Sixty2 and Artika, the Revolution Scrambler will be showcased at the Verona Motor Bike Expo this weekend. The Revolution features custom-made fork yokes, plate holder and leather single-seat. The Scrambler Sixty2’s stock 18″ rear wheelRead More

Ducati Scrambler Artika by Dario Lopez Studio

Ducati revealed a customized Scrambler inspired by the company’s Pantah Ice racebikes. Produced by Dario Lopez Studio, the Ducati Scrambler Artika will make its public debut at the Verona Motor Show alongside the Revolution and Peace Sixty2 customs. The original Pantah Ice was originally produced for ice racing competition inRead More

Ducati Announces Record of 54,800 Motorcycles Sold in 2015

Ducati is celebrating its best ever year with a record 54,800 motorcycles sold through 2015, a 22% increase over 2014. The U.S. remains Ducati’s largest market, with sales up increasing by 14% compared to 2014. The Italian brand also declared significant sales increases across Europe including a 53% increase inRead More

Build Your Own 1:4 Scale Ducati 1299 Panigale S

Last week, we wrote about Yamaha‘s new Paper Craft YZF-R1M, a model kit producing a 1:5 scale replica of the superbike. When crafty motorcycle enthusiasts are done constructing their paper R1M, they can then turn their attentions to a new die-cast Ducati 1299 Panigale S model kit from Pocher. TheRead More

The Wild Side Of Ducati Episode 1 Explores Multistrada 1200 Enduro Capabilities + Video

Today, Ducati has released the first in a series of six episodes titled “The Wild Side of Ducati,” in which the factory tells the story of the Multistrada 1200 Enduro. In this first episode, filmed in the South of Italy, Tuscany, Sardinia and Spain, former Paris-Dakar competitor Beppe Gualini andRead More

Limited Edition Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent Announced

Ducati revealed a limited edition version of the Scrambler as the first product of a three-year collaboration with fashion design company Italia Independent. Introduced this weekend at the Art Basel exhibition, the Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent is a cafe racer-inspired take on the Scrambler with a dark black and copperRead More