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FEELER/FS Gently Used 1926 Italian Motorcycle Manufacturer

by on 26 April 2017 in Audi News Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen and Audi are quietly looking to see if there’s any interest in buying their motorcycle brand, Ducati, according to a report from Reuters. The Volkswagen Group is reportedly trying to streamline operations, divesting itself of any non-essential assets and, by doing so, trying to also cut costs. Unnamed sources told Reuters that VW has […] More…

Make Your Automotive Dreams Come True at Lambo University

by on 21 March 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Are you looking for a path to a career in the automotive industry? Well, before you send that application in to Lincoln Tech, consider Lambo Univeristy, Italy’s latest gift to higher education. Okay, so it’s not really called Lambo Univeristy. The school’s founders insist on calling it the Motorvehicle University of Emilia Romagna (the unappealingly […] More…

Ducati and BeArty Sign Artwork Agreement

by on 17 February 2017 in Choice Gear Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Good news to everyone looking for some Ducati swag. The quality is set to improve thanks to a new licensing agreement that the Italian motorcycle  brand signed England’s BeArty. BeArty is an online marketplace based in London that sells “passion-inspired” art. And what could be more passionate than an Italian engine? “This project allows us […] More…

Ducati XDiavel S Wins “Good Design” Award

by on 31 January 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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It may be just about the least whelmingly named award in the world, but it’s also the oldest award dedicated to design in the world and it was just presented Ducati for its XDiavel S cruiser. The XDiavel S was presented the “Good Design Award 2016” in New York on January 27. The Ducati beat […] More…

Ducati Wants to Stuff a MotoGP Engine in Your Next Superbike

by on 23 January 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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During Ducati’s 2017 MotoGP team launch, company CEO Claudio Domenicali confirmed Borgo Panigale was working on a new superbike using a race bike derived V4 engine. Domenicali wouldn’t be drawn on many details, but did acknowledge the brand’s next superbike will be based around a 90-degree V4, similar to the one which will do duty […] More…

Limited Edition Ducati Diavel Diesel Announced

by on 17 January 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Ducati and fashion brand Diesel are collaborating once again, this time with a limited edition Diavel model. Ducati will produce only 666 units featuring a Mad Max-style post-apocalyptic look jointly created by Diesel Creative Director Andrea Rosso and the Ducati Design Center. This marks the second Diesel-branded limited edition Ducati following the 2013 Diesel Monster […] More…

Audi Empire Strong with Positive Sales for Italian Brands

by on 16 January 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Audi’s two Italian brands, Lamborghini and Ducati, performed well in 2016, with both exceeding the previous year’s sales, and Lamborghini seeing its best sales year ever. Lamborghini’s sales bump came from all over the world. The brand had record sales in in all major regions, leading to a 7% bump in sales overall. That amounts […] More…

Ducati Globetrotters Reach Ingolstadt

by on 12 December 2016 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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To celebrate its 90th anniversary, Ducati sent one of its Multistrada 1200 Enduros around the world. The motorcycle’s trip from Italy to Italy is now nearly done, and rider Timo Schafer, took a moment to visit Audi’s factory in Ingolstadt earlier today. The Ducati was used as something of a baton that passed through the […] More…

The 2017 Ducati 1299 Superleggera is a Machine for the Mad

by on 9 November 2016 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Ducati capped off its 2016 EICMA presentation with a limited-edition 1299 Superleggera, packaging its powerful 1285cc Superquadro engine almost entirely in carbon fiber. The 1299 SL uses the lightweight material for its structural components, which is a first for a production motorcycle (albeit limited to 500 units), for a claimed wet weight of 364 pounds […] More…

Audi Museum Features Ducati for 90th Anniversary

by on 2 November 2016 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Ducati is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year and  to celebrate its parent brand Audi is getting some of the most pivotal machines in the motorcycle manufacturer’s history together at the Audi Museum Mobile. “More Than Red—Passione Ducati” will run from November 9, 2016 to April 30, 2017 at Audi’s Ingolstadt museum. The exhibition will […] More…

Ducati Project 1408 Superbike Leaked

by on 21 October 2016 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Ducati seems to be ready to launch a new version of its limited-edition halo superbike, the Superleggera, and it apparently comes with some staggering numbers: 220 hp and 342 lbs. Oh, and then there’s the purported 66,000 English Pounds it’s rumored to cost in Europe. Of course, none of this is actually official. Ducati had […] More…

Ducati Videos Tease New Scrambler Desert Sled And Cafe Racer

by on 20 October 2016 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Within the past week, Ducati has published two videos on its YouTube page teasing two new Scrambler variants: the Cafe Racer and Desert Sled. The first video, published on October 11, teases the Cafe Racer model. The 14-second long video doesn’t reveal too much, obviously, other than a man in a dimly-lit garage standing next to […] More…