Ducati Monster 797

Ducati Monster 659 learner bike returns

The learner-approved Ducati Monster 659 has returned to there Australian market after being missing for more than a year. The new Monster 659 is expected to arrive in October 2017 with an introductory price of $12,490 plus on-road costs, which is surprisingly $500 less than the old 659. Ducati Australia New Zealand is the only …

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Ducati Scrambler Mach 2.0 from RSD

Ducati Scrambler Mach 2.0 from RSD

Ducati continues to grow its most-popular Scrambler family with the Mach 2.0 which the Italian company commissioned from LA custom house Roland Sands Design. The Mach 2.0 was unveiled at the Wheels and Waves festival in Biarritz in June and is named after the 1965 Ducati Mach 1 250. Ducati Australia has confirmed it will arrives here in …

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Ducati Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine and Desmosedici GP

Ducati unveils first V4 engine

Ducati has broken with tradition and finally unveiled its much-vaunted MotoGP-derived V4 Desmosedici Stradale engine at Misano before this weekend’s MotoGP round. UPDATE: The above spy photo has emerged on the internet showing the whole bike with “Panigale V4” on the side. It is not certain whether this is the finished bike or not, but …

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2018 Ducati iceberg white XDiavel

Ducati unveils white XDiavel as sale stalls

Ducati have released images of an Iceberg White XDiavel S as owners Volkswagen have stalled on plans to sell the Italian motorcycle manufacturer. White doesn’t seem right for a bike named after the devil, but it certainly looks fantastic. Ducati Australia says it is a 2018 model and will be available about February/March costing about $300 …

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Ducati Desmosedici Stradale white

Ducati Desmosedici Stradale at Misano

The new V4 Ducati super bike engine to be unveiled on Thursday (September 7) before the Misano MotoGP will be called the Desmosedici Stradale. It will pay tribute to the Desmosedici race bike from which it was derived and the word, Stradale, is Italian for “road”. We also know that the Stradale retains the distinctive Ducati L-twin growl, …

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Ducati V4 growl

Video reveals Ducati V4 retains growl

Ducati purists can rest easy that the new V4 superbike to be unveiled on September 7 before the Misano MotoGP retains the distinctive Ducati L-twin growl. It appears Ducati has been testing the bike at the Misano circuit and MaxxMoto.be caught the bike going through its paces on a phone camera. Thankfully it has that distinctive …

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Ducati GT1000 project bike

Meet our new Ducati GT1000 project bike

Our Honda CX500 project bike has gone to a happy new owner and we are now working on our next project, a 2006 Ducati GT1000. I first tested a GT1000 more than a decade ago and fell in love with its torquey engine. However, the suspension was horrible on anything less than a billiard-table surface. …

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Ugly Ducati MotoGP growl bike

Ducati brings out the ugly stick

Ducati has rolled out an ugly new MotoGP fairing that sparks concerns it could be included on the new V4 sportsbike to be unveiled on September 7 before the Missano MotoGP. Even though Ducati makes some beautiful bikes, they have been guilty of some unsightly bikes in the past – the 906 Paso, 999 and …

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Ducati Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak 1262cc

Ducati Multistrada gets 1262cc twin

Ducati will fit a 1262cc L-twin engine in its Multistrada next year and maybe use the engine in its Diavel models. The change in engine has been unveiled in an official statement by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Currently the 1200cc Testastretta 11 DVT engine is used in the Multistrada with a slightly detuned …

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Ducati 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition

Meet the final 1299 Ducati Panigale

Ducati has unveiled the 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition, the final 1299 L-twin Panigale before the release later this year of their V4 superbike. The new V4 superbike, powered by a version of the MotoGP Desmosedici 1000cc V4, is expected to be unveiled in November at the EICMA show in Milan. Ducati says the Panigale name …

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