Video hints at Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro

Video hints at Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro

Ducati could be launching a Scrambler 1100 Pro and possibly a Scrambler 1100 Pro Sport in Miami on Monday (27 January 2020), judging by this video. The video is not on the official Ducati or Scrambler Ducati YouTube channels, so we’re not sure of its veracity. However, late last year, Ducati filed documents with the US emissions agency …

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Ducati V4R - Superleggera super power

Ducati V4 Superleggera has super power

Ducati’s planned V4 Superleggera is expected to be one of the world’s most powerful street-legal super bikes with 167kW (224hp) at 15,250 revs. Throw on the optional Akrapovic full racing exhaust system and power is boosted to 174kW (234bhp), even beating the supercharged Kawasaki H2 at 171kW (230hp). That compares with the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory at 162kW …

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2019 Ducati range Diavel 1260 S

Ducati Diavel wins another design award

Ducati Diavel 1260 power cruiser has won another design award. Last year, the Diavel won a Best of the Best award at the prestigious annual Red Dot Design Awards in Germany along with the three-wheeled Yamaha Niken.   Now, the second-generation Diavel 1260 S has clinched the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of …

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Ducati Monster 1200S review

Ducati Monster 1200S: a bike for life!

When Ducati launched the Monster more than a quarter of a century ago it instantly became their top-selling range and the Monster 1200S is the pinnacle of the popular breed. It may now have been usurped by the upcoming Streetfighter V4 with its ugly winglets to keep its front wheel on the ground, but it …

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kawasaki Bosch advanced rider system

Kawasaki to add advanced rider aids

Kawasaki will beat Ducati and KTM to the punch by introducing Bosch’s full suite of Advanced Rider Assistance Systems in 2021. The systems include adaptive cruise control (ACC) which adapts speed to the vehicle in front, plus forward collision warning and blind-spot detection. Ducati and KTM have announced that only some of these three systems …

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Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour

Ducati offers four-year Multistrada warranty

As Ducati offers a four-year warranty on 2020 Multistrada models in Europe only, most motorcycles in Australia come with just two-year warranties. Meanwhile, the car industry is offering up to seven-year warranties. Isn’t it about time motorcyclists were offered the same sort of cover as car drivers? You may say that riders are tougher on …

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Ducati Panigale

Softer Ducati V4 is ‘less fatiguing’

Ducati is known for its hard-edged sports bikes with race-tuned stiff suspension, but the 2020 Pangale V4 comes with softer springs to make it more user-friendly and less fatiguing. It was presented in Italy by boss Claudio Domenicali along with Streetfighter V4, Scrambler Dark, Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour and all-red Diavel S. The updated …

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Ducati Streetfighter V4 ready to brawl

Ducati Streetfighter V4 is ready to brawl

The Ducati  Streetfighter V4 prototype and various spy photos didn’t prepare us for the aggressive stance of the new model that looks ready for a street brawl. It will be available from March 2020 in a “base model” at €19,990 (about $32,500) and a V4 S version at €22,990 (about $A37,500). Aussie prices may vary. The bikes …

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