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Ducati 848 Nicky Hayden Sportbike Unveiled

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To celebrate the Fourth of July, Ducati has taken the wraps off of their new 848 Nicky Hayden Edition. An US-exclusive model intended as the market’s best middleweight sport bike, the two wheeler comes with a charming American-inspired paint scheme. Run by the same 134-horsepower (at 10,000 rpm) L-twin Evoluzione powerplant, wet-clutch and six-speed gearbox from the 848 line, the 2010 Nick...

Ducati Desmosedici GP9, With Help From Shell

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If fancy cars don't do it for you, perhaps a two-wheeled alternative will do. Ducati's Desmosedici GP9 has a lightweight carbon-fiber frame that houses a 90-degree V4 four-stroke engine, generating over 200 horsepower from under 800cc. Shell brings the motor oil and fuel efficiency, lubricating the engine and ensuring an entire race without a pit stop, thanks to a 21-liter tank with V-Power...

Ducati Streetfighter Hits The Road

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Announced late last year in Milan, Ducati’s superbike— the Streetfighter, is finally hitting the roads. Effectively a monster in itself with a claimed 155bhp, it's actually the most powerful naked motorcycle the Italians have ever built. Created for the race-minded, it's just been revealed that the 2009 Streetfighter will feature racing silencers, undertank side panels, a swingarm guard, a...

Ducati Desmosedici GP9: Official Revealed

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At the Ducati Wrooom event in Italy, Ducati boss Claudio Domenicali has officially revealed more details about their Desmosedici GP9 bike-- the model that Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden will use for the 2009 MotoGP World Championship. The most important change is that the bike ditched the tubular steel trellis architecture and now features a radical new carbon fiber chassis. Thought it hasn't...

LinkCrave: Ducati's Rome Cafe

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This week, the famed Italian motorsports brand Ducati revealed a new cafe in Rome, Italy.  This is a continued focus by Ducati to insert their brand into the eyes of the public in forms other than racing.  Ducati's familiar partnership with Puma was the first step toward more releases like this cafe, and we're a bit pumped to see what's next in Ducati's pipeline... [selectism] Top 10...

The Ducati Streetfighter: Officially Revealed

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At first glance, its hard to imagine that this chunk of terror is street legal.  This isn't a secret military project, its not Batman's next tumbler, its Ducati's latest superbike released today, the Streetfighter.  Its easy to recognize this beast as a Ducati, the patent monoshock side swingarm gives it away in an instant.  On top of this and Ducati's trademark lattice frame is a 1099cc...

The Ducati Monster 696

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With a flick of the wrist, you're flying.  The latest naked street bike by the famed Italian bikesmiths at Ducati is hungry for the pavement in your local urban environment.  The Ducati Monster 696 is a 696cc asphalt eater fit for daily commutes, weekend free rides and everything in between.  Its naked design is held together with a trellis style frame, appearing like a red skeleton holding...