Ducati Announces 2009 GT1000 Touring
Italian liter GT gets road trip upgrades for ’09
Unveiled this past Monday at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, the GT1000 is the latest addition to Ducati’s SportClassic line. featuring the 992cc L-Twin Desmodromic valve engine and classic styling, the GT1000 Touring edition comes standard with many of the accessories that owners have been upgrading their bikes with for years.
“Ducati is excited to bring the Touring edition of the GT1000 to the North American motorcycle travel market,” says Jason Chinnock, national sales manager for Ducati North America. “The GT1000 has always been an exceptional touring bike with the addition of these Ducati performance accessories, so it only made sense to deliver a bike with them pre-installed.”
Featuring a new black livery, the GT1000 Touring gets numerous upgrades from the standard GT1000. This includes a luggage rack and windscreen as well as chrome front and rear fenders.
The GT 1000 touring edition will be priced at $11,995 and will be available from March of 2009.