Ducati Mona Lisa aids COVID recovery

Ducati puts smile on Mona Lisa’s face

No wonder Mona Lisa is smiling! “Ducati Mona Lisa” is the name of the work of art created by the French artist Jisbar (born Jean-Baptiste Launay) which will be auctioned on Thursday 16 July 2020 to raise funds for the #RaceAgainstCOVID. The charity was organised by the Borgo Panigale motorcycle manufacturer in support of the …

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Ducati Panigale V2 in white

Ducati unveils White Rosso Panigale V2

Ducati has unveiled a gorgeous White Rosso livery for the Panigale V2 which debuted at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last year in Ducati Red. It is expected to be in European showrooms next month and in Australia in September. Price in Australia will be $23,350 ride away which is $450 more than the …

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Scrambler Ducati Club Italia aids COVID recovery

Ducati Scrambler aids virus recovery

Ducati has built a limited-edition Scrambler 1100 Sport PRO with €500 from the sale of each going to help the recovery of Bologna COVID-19 patients. The problem is, the bike is only available to sell to the 80 members of the exclusive Scuderia Club Italia. The sports-cultural association was founded in 1989 by vintage/racing car …

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Lego fan builds life-size Ducati Panigale V4 R

Lego fan builds life-size Ducati Panigale V4 R

A Lego fan has built a life-size Ducati Panigale V4 R to celebrate the European launch of the scale model version. While the scale model is 32cm long, 16cm high and 8cm wide, this Lego model is the same size and almost the same weight at 180kg compared with 192kg for the V4 R. The …

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Sergi Canovas on Ducati XDiavel benefits to customers

New Ducati ANZ boss explains benefits

Now that Ducati has taken over the reigns of importing into Australia and New Zealand from NF Importers (Frasers), new subsidiary boss Sergi Canovas (above) has explained the benefits to customers and dealers. We conducted an interview with Sergi where he answered not only our questions but those supplied by Ducati Owners Club members. Background …

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Triumph Trekker GT ebike

Triumph launch Trekker GT e-bike

Triumph started in 1889 as a bicycle company and now they are returning to bicycles with an e-bike called the Trekker GT. They are not the only motorcycle manufacturer looking to ebikes as a supplement to their motorcycle business. Ducati and even Harley-Davidson are getting into the ebikes trend. It all comes as some riders are calling for …

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Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE airbrush

Ducati gives Hypermotard airbrush look

Ducati has a launched the new Hypermotard 950 RVE with a “Graffiti” livery that includes an airbrush style of paintwork and required specially skilled labour. It will be available in Australia and New Zealand in “very limited numbers” in September 2020 with pricing confirmed closer to the date of release. RVE price As an indication of …

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2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR brembo brake

Bike noise crackdown intensifies

The news just gets worse and worse for riders who enjoy a fruity exhaust note as the noise crackdown intensifies across Europe. We recently reported on Germany’s crackdown with special noise cameras, no-go areas and an 80dB limit on motorcycle exhausts that could make all BMW motorcycles quieter. Now Austria will ban specific motorcycles with …

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2017 Ducati Superleggera issue

Ducati recalls Superleggera on brake issue

Ducati Australia has recalled the 2017 1299 Superleggera motorcycles over an issue with the front brake pad material may separate from the brake pad. The official notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says if the issue occurs, there is “an increased risk of an accident and/or injury to the rider and other road users”. …

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