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 North America is proud to announce its all-new 2010 apparel collection is now available for purchase online and at local dealerships nationwide. With a style all its own, the 2010 collection will set Ducati riders apart wearing these great new pieces.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Time For a New 1098 or 1198?
To capture the momentum and excitement of the new 1198 Superbike, our early lead in WSBK and Ducati’s sensational return to American Superbike racing, Ducati North America is launching a new retail finance program for its open class Superbikes in the United States.
Ducati North America and FreedomRoad Financial are pleased to announce the details of the "It’s Your Time" Retail Finance Promotion. This program offers remarkably low rates and payments on the new Ducati 1198 and 1198 S as well as 1098 and 1098 S Superbikes.