Based in Bologna, Italy, Ducati was a radio manufacturer before entering motorcycle production after the end of the Second World War. Known at first for its sporty line of lightweight single-cylinder bikes, Ducati hit its stride in the early 1970s with its V-Twin sportbikes that were the pinnacle in their era. Following some financial instability in the 1990s, Ducati currently produces several desirable racing-inspired motorcycles. All current Ducatis are built with signature steel trellis frames and 90-degree V-Twin motors. It also has a rich racing history with particular dominance in World Superbike competition. Ducati offers sophisticated bikes in various distinct market segments: Superbike, Supersport, Monster, Multistrada, SportClassic and Hypermotard.
After testing the latest superbikes on the track and on the street, it’s time to reveal the overall winner.
As tight as our track test results were, the street shootout was just as close.
The Aprilia RSV4 RF, BMW S1000RR, Ducati 1299 Panigale S, Honda CBR1000RR SP, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and Yamaha YZF-R1 battle for top superbike.
Both bikes adhere to, and extoll the values of, their predecessors, but which is the better Scrambler?
Last week you read the book, now see the Feature Film in glorious digital color!
The new Multistrada is completely overhauled, with nary a part carried over save the four sparkplugs.
The Ducati 1299 Panigale provides scintillating agility with unprecedented levels of power.
The 1299 boasts more power than any other widely available motorcycle ever to see a public road.
Ducati is hoping the Scrambler will reach a new generation less concerned about performance and more interested in individuality
As we enter a new era of Bologna-built Scramblers, we’re taking a look back at the first-generation models to gain some historical perspective.
If you’re like us, then you must be salivating over the 2015 literbike prospects.
Editor-in-Chief Duke outlines the Ducati Multistrada 1200’s significant updates for 2015.
MO’s Editor-in-Chief shares his thoughts on the Ducati 1299 Panigale, direct from EICMA 2014
The 2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 the new DVT engine, cornering ABS and Ducati Wheelie Control.
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