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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Jack Miller Ducati MotoGP

Jack Miller to ride for factory Ducati team

Aussie MotoGP rider Jack Miller, 25, has signed with the official Ducati Team for the 2021 MotoGP World Championship. The agreement for next season includes an option to extend the contract for 2022. Miller won the German IDM 125ccc championship in 2011 and was runner-up in the 2014 Moto3 championship. The Townsville racer made his …

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Ducati Superleggera V4

Ducati to kickstart Superleggera V4 production

Ducati has come out firing on all cylinders after a two-month factory closure and is about to start of production of their fastest bike yet, the Superleggera V4. The 167kW (224hp) Superleggera V4 was unveiled in February just before the pandemic shut down the factory and put the project on ice. Now Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali …

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Ducati Streetfighter V4 ready to brawl

Ducati confirms Streetfighter V4 price

Ducati Australia has confirmed pricing and arrival for the new Streetfighter V4 which has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The exciting 208hp naked bike will now arrive in July at $A29,500 ride away for the Streetfighter and $33,900 for the Streetfighter S.  That compares with $31,650 and $40,490 for the Panigale V4 and V4S on which …

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Peter Harkins future Ducati Scrambler

Is this the future Ducati Scrambler design?

The future Scrambler Ducati could be a blend of Scrambler and Hypermotard judging by the winner of a recent design competition at the renowned ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. Students were asked to design the future for the top-selling Scrambler family and the winner was Peter Harkins who wins a training internship at the …

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