Articles Posted in the " Ducati North America " Category

  • Ducatisti to ‘rock’ the Roxy

    Ducatisti to ‘rock’ the Roxy

    In order to kick start 2010 in true rock n’ roll fashion, Ducati North America is hostinga a special one-night-only performance of motorcycle-loving legendary musicians banded together as the ‘Ducati All Stars’ January 2.


  • Ducati Hypermotard 796 in dealerships

    Ducati Hypermotard 796 in dealerships

    Ducati North America announced today that the highly-anticipated 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 796’s are in transit to dealerships across the country, just in time for the holiday season.

    Beginning this weekend, the Ducati Hypermotard 796 will be available to the public at all authorized Ducati dealerships. Developed using weight saving technologies from Ducati’s racing machines, the Hypermotard 796 includes a light action slipper-type clutch and top shelf components establishing it as the ‘must-have’ bike for the 2010 riding season.



  • Ducati year-end finance promotion

    Ducati year-end finance promotion

    Ducati North America is excited to announce the "No Sleep ‘Til Spring" finance promotion, an exciting offering to get motorcyclists on Ducatis without spending a cent until Spring 2010.

    The new program offers an exciting opportunity: zero down, zero interest and zero payments until April 2010, enabling the new owner to ride care free until spring.

    The program covers the following Ducati models:

    >> 2009 Ducati Sport 1000 Biposto

    >> 2009 Ducati Monster 1100 and 1100 S

    >> 2010 Ducati Streetfighter and Streetfighter S


  • 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 796 | Preview

    2010 Ducati Hypermotard 796 | Preview

    New Air-Cooled Twin

    Ducati North America has just introduced the newest model in its successful Hypermotard family; the Hypermotard 796. The newest member of the Hypermotard family arrives with an all-new engine and a lightweight chassis.


  • Sex Pistol takes delivery of Ducati Hypermotard

    Sex Pistol takes delivery of Ducati Hypermotard

    Ducati North America announced today that avid motorcyclist, Sex Pistols guitarist, and host of LA radio’s beloved "Jonesey’s Jukebox" Steve Jones, has taken delivery of a new customized Hypermotard S at Ducati headquarters.

    Known for his genre defining music and straight talk, Jones recently expanded his bike collection to include the rambunctious Ducati Hypermotard S due to its aggressive styling and exceptional fun factor. Steve had been eyeing the model since first riding one at Ducati North America headquarters earlier this Spring.


  • Charity auction for Hayden’s Laguna Seca Helmet

    Charity auction for Hayden’s Laguna Seca Helmet

    Ducati North America, Nicky Hayden and the Make-A-Wish Foundation are pleased to announce today a charity auction for the helmet Nicky wore en route to a podium finish at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.

    Two weeks ago, at Nicky Hayden’s first Indianapolis race aboard a Ducati, Nicky unveiled this special helmet to celebrate what would be a historic moment. With his home crowd cheering him on, Nicky took his first podium of the year and his first podium while riding for Ducati.


  • MotoCorsa sells record 61 Ducatis in June

    MotoCorsa sells record 61 Ducatis in June

    Ducati North America is delighted to announce the success of Portland’s MotoCorsa dealership as one of this year’s largest volume Ducati dealers- selling an astonishing 61 bikes in June alone. The dealership beat its own previous record for most Ducatis sold in a single month.

    Going against the grain of the current economic landscape, MotoCorsa launched an initiative set out to beat the current sales record of 50, set in 2007 by MotoCorsa. "Progetto 51" began in early June with a mission to sell 51 Ducati motorcycles in the month.


  • New England Desmo Owners Club hosts summer events

    New England Desmo Owners Club hosts summer events

    In cooperation with Ducati North America, the New England Ducati Desmo Owners Club is proud to announce the inaugural Passport Rally.

    Beginning July 3, interested participants can pick up a rally-specific passport at any northeastern Ducati dealership and start riding. This exciting rally is a great opportunity for Ducati owners and enthusiasts to obtain passport stamps at events and dealerships throughout New England.


  • Ducati Island enters 13th year at Laguna Seca

    Ducati Island enters 13th year at Laguna Seca

    Ducati Island celebrates its 13th consecutive year at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the Red Bull US Grand Prix, all the off-track excitement and hospitality offered uniquely by Ducati will continue to improve. Ducati will host Island events in 2009 at Daytona International Speedway, Miller Motorsports Park, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

    Ducati Island is motorcycle racing’s premier off-track experience. Ducati North America has expanded Ducati Island this year with more attractions and more opportunities for owners and fans alike to get involved.


  • MotoCorsa Ducati announces “Progetto 51”

    MotoCorsa Ducati announces “Progetto 51”

    MotoCorsa Ducati invites 51 Ducatisti to become a part of history and purchase a new Ducati in June as part of "Progetto 51."

    "Progetto 51" is a program launched by the famed Portland showroom to beat the North American record of the most Ducatis sold in a single month; trumping the current record of fifty, dating back to 2007 and set also by MotoCorsa. Not just a sales promotion but a celebration of all things Ducati, Progetto 51 will welcome 51 new Ducati owners into the family with style and value added bonuses.


  • Ducati announces “Full Factory Support”

    Ducati announces “Full Factory Support”

    Ducati offers a year of "Full Factory Support" on all 2008-2009 motorcycle models purchased this summer. This unique program offers complimentary service for new Ducati motorcycles.

    Ducati North America is excited to launch the "Full Factory Support" motorcycle service campaign; where the first year of service is included free of charge with the purchase of a new Ducati.


  • Ducati dealers rank highest in consumer relations

    Ducati dealers rank highest in consumer relations

    Ducati North America is delighted to announce that it is the highest ranked motorcycle brand and recipient of the 2009 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index (R) U.S. Motorcycle Industry Study. Across the country, Ducati dealerships out performed direct competitors in the annual benchmarking study measuring how consumers are treated when shopping for a new motorcycle.

    Over the last three years, Ducati dealers have worked hard to consistently improve the dealership ‘experience’ and now lead all brands in overall satisfaction and commitment to service.


  • Ducati Island: an oasis at Miller WSBK

    Ducati Island: an oasis at Miller WSBK

    Ducati North America is excited that, for the second year in a row, Ducati Island will be transplanted from its watery oasis at Laguna Seca to other premiere and world-level races across the Nation. As Ducati Island celebrates its 13th consecutive year at Laguna Seca Raceway during the Red Bull US Grand Prix, all the off-track excitement and hospitality offered uniquely by Ducati will continue to improve.


  • Ducati grows North American market share

    Ducati grows North American market share

    Ducati North America is delighted to announce a significant boost in market share across the United States for the first quarter of 2009. Despite adverse market conditions and a drying up of consumer credit, Ducati is attracting a bigger share of the market than ever before.

    "Ducati has come a long way in the last couple of years," said Michael Lock CEO of Ducati North America. "We have introduced business improvements, developed market leading bikes, dominated international road racing and are very focused on the needs of our growing customer base.


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