Financing for Ducati 1098, Hypermotard

Special rates offered until end of October

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Aug. 07, 2008
Ducati North America has a new low interest financing program for select motorcycles.

The Italian motorcycle manufacturer has already set new North American sales records this summer, a new financing rate may help attract new customers through to autumn.

Until Oct. 31, Ducati will offer financing rates as low as 0.99% for up to 72 months on the purchase of 2008 Hypermotard 1100, Hypermotard 1100S, 1098 and 1098S motorcycles.

A 2008 Hypermotard 1100S, with Greg Tracy in the pilot seat, won its class at the 86th Pike's Peak hill climb by an 18-second margin.The Hypermotard 1100 features a fuel injected 1078cc engine that Ducati claims can produce 90hp at 7,750 rpm and 76 ft-lbs of torque at 4,750 rpm. It retails for $11,995. The Hypermotard 1100S adds Brembo Monobloc brake calipers and Öhlins shocks, retailing for $14,495.

The Ducati 1098 features technology developed from the companys racing teams. The liquid-cooled 1099cc engine produces a claimed 160 hp at 9,750 rpm and 90.4 ft-lbs at 8,000 rpm. The 1098 has a ticket price of $15,995. For an extra $5,000, the 1098S adds Öhlins suspension, lighter wheels and comes standard with the Ducati Data Analysis system for logging data from track sessions.